Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion

The Sino-American collision course

This week’s banning by the US of imports from Chinese technology firms Huawei and ZTE is just part of a larger conflict between the two countries, writes Hany Ghoraba

Europe’s security future

Eman Ragab considers EU security in the light of the Ukraine war

A new vision for Saudi Arabia

How much change has already been accomplished under Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 initiative, asks Azza Radwan Sedky

What is required to promote investment?

Ziad Bahaa-Eldin resumes his discussion of investment

Middle East and world changes

The world today is so complex that neither angels nor devils will find it easy to tell opportunities apart from dangers. Still, there are three evident truths we cannot ignore.

COP27: An acclaimed success

The UN COP27 Conference in Sharm El-Sheikh was a major success for Egypt and led to the establishment of a new loss and damage fund for nations vulnerable to climate change.

Climate justice at last

Egypt – and the whole world – are entitled to celebrating the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP27) at Sharm El-Sheikh concluded with a hard-fought, historic deal to establish a Loss and Damage Fund to “save lives and livelihoods from climate change-related disasters” in poor countries that contribute little to global warming.

Superpower challenges in Bali

US President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping met in Indonesia earlier this month to thrash out the future of US-Chinese relations.

Climate and security in the Mediterranean

Egypt, Greece, and Cyprus are at the forefront of combatting the negative effects of climate change in the Mediterranean and of taking regional action.

ESG policies, governance, and opportunities

Deepika Sriram analyses how the Middle East is responding to the environment, social, and governance agenda

A warning for exporters

Magda Shahin warns against measures taken by the developed countries that penalise exporters in the developing countries owing to their levels of carbon emissions

A successful conference

COP27 was successful for sure, writes Ziad Bahaa-Eldin, but how to capitalise on that? 

Turning words into action

The greening of Sharm El-Sheikh for the COP27 should give us all hope, writes Alessandro Fracassetti

The Brotherhood’s imaginary revolutions

Calls for a “revolution” in Egypt by the terrorist Muslim Brotherhood have been ignored by Egyptian citizens and are simply testimony of the group’s own political bankruptcy, writes Hany Ghoraba

America’s ‘exhausted majority’

The results of the US midterm elections show that the country’s exhausted majority of voters is dissatisfied with the extremism of Trump and Trumpism, writes Hussein Haridy

A green Middle East

In the wake of COP27, Abdel-Moneim Said comments on the Western image of Arabs

COP27: The implementation summit

Even before the official opening of the UN COP27 Climate Conference at Sharm El-Sheikh on 6 November, a major breakthrough had been achieved after lengthy negotiations by placing the thorny issue of “loss and damage” on the agenda of the most important world gathering on climate change for the first time.

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