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Egypt’s military presence in Libya is not an intervention

  • Egypt consistently extends assistance to neighboring countries in times of hardship and refrains from exploiting their situations for personal gain, even if such exploitation could yield benefits. When Hurricane Daniel struck the northeastern coast of Libya, causing extensive destruction in t...
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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...
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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.” ...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Egyptians’ sense of humor is very telling

  • Ancient Egyptians sanctified humor, to the extent that they even consigned a humor goddess and married her to the deity of wisdom. This is the closest explanation to the relationship between Egyptians and their sense of humor, showing their attitude to life. It is said that ancient Egyptians...
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What happens when Qatar stops funding terror

  • There has been a marked decline in the activities of terrorist organizations on several fronts in recent months. Legitimate forces have begun to advance in some countries experiencing conflicts, terrorist operations and civil war, such as Yemen, Iraq, Libya and Bahrain. Hard-line Islamist...
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Eliminating Daesh on the ground is only half the battle

  • When the media speaks about Daesh, I immediately recall the lines by the Egyptian poet Amal Dunqul: “Do not dream of a happy world For behind every deceased Caesar is a new one.”...
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Moving militants from one place to another is no solution

  • For the past four decades, the phenomenon of militant extremists returning from wars and terrorist campaigns in Afghanistan, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iraq and Yemen has posed a serious threat to their societies because a significant number of them bring their terrorism home with them....
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