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Protecting Al-Azhar stems from protecting the nation

  • One of the most important elements of Egypt’s soft power is an institution that leads the country. Al-Azhar, under the leadership of its open-minded Sheikh Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayeb, stood resolute against the Muslim Brotherhood. Egyptians will never forget the uniting image on July 3, 2013, of his...

Have no illusions about the Muslim Brotherhood

  • The British MP and government minister Alistair Burt visited Cairo last week. In an article published in the Egyptian newspaper Al-Ahram, he said the diversionary tactics the Muslim Brotherhood employed to avoid too much scrutiny of its activities before a British report in 2015 were still going...

Arab News/YouGov poll stuns Qatar

  • Many Arab decision-makers are still not convinced of the importance of communicating with their target audience, and using statistics to illustrate their plans and objectives. I had a difference of opinion with a senior Arab official about whether it was worthwhile spending money on campaigns...

Egypt needs economic reform, but must heed warnings from the past

  • Economic reform is not alien to Egypt. In January 1977, then-President Anwar Sadat tried to introduce a controversial economic reform that backfired and brought people out into the streets in protest. He was forced to scrap the whole project due to what he called the “Uprising of the Thieves.” ...

It is time to present all the evidence against Qatar

  • The first public mention of the new principles regarding Qatar adopted by the Anti-Terror Quartet (ATQ) came when UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation Reem Al-Hashimy held a press conference discussing developments in the Gulf crisis. The conference took place at the headquarte...