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Arab League to use diplomacy to fight US decision on Golan

  • Arab leaders at the 30th Arab Summit in Tunis. (Reuters) In the past, Arab citizens have always complained about the inability of Arab League summits to produce resolutions that meet the aspirations of the people of the region, which stretches from the Atlantic to the Arabian Gul...
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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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Cairo Declaration can end the chaos in Libya

  • Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, center, Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, right, and Speaker of the Libyan Parliament Aguila Saleh, in Cairo. (AFP) Things have become clearer regarding the situation in Libya. One party is trying to end violence for the sake of stab...
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Egypt and Sudan should close border loophole

  • Nadira Nassif is the self-proclaimed prime minister of the Kingdom of the Yellow Mountain. (Social Media)  A woman called Nadira Nassif, speaking Levantine Arabic, this month appeared on a social media video to announce the creation of a new Arab nation, the “Kingdom of...
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Egypt beware: Daesh militants who survive will have to go somewhere

  • Daesh seems to be shaking before finally falling down. It started a few months ago when different parties felt that Daesh had served its intended purpose and it was time for it to vanish geographically. With the decline of its financial resources, its media operations reaching a pathetic state,...
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Egypt determined to avoid water supply ‘Day Zero’

  • Some local media outlets in Egypt, which do not care much about international affairs, have suddenly decided to report how Cape Town, the coastal South African city, is at risk of running out of water and is preparing for “Day Zero” — expected on July 9 — when the city’s system will completely...
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Egypt determined to use culture to restore its soft power

  • Egypt is rich in soft power but its exploitation has been vivid at times, while its lights and roles have been dim at others. But necessity is the mother of invention and the Egyptian state’s need for soft power now is large and still growing, given the regional and global challenges it faces. ...
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Egypt moves to stop the bleeding on dilapidated rail network

  • Egypt has witnessed many train accidents in recent weeks, with dozens of people being killed. The first accident was in late March and was due to a collision between two trains in Sohag Governorate in southern Egypt, which resulted in 199 injuries and 20 deaths. In mid-April, another accident o...
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Egypt needs a full debate on proposed constitutional changes

  • Let us first agree that state constitutions are not holy texts; they change with the times and according to the requirements of political, social and — perhaps — economic conditions. Therefore, the proposal submitted by the Support Egypt coalition, the majority parliamentary bloc, to amend a...
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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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