Opinion

“It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”

Spiritual abuse is certainly a topic that needs further attention from leaders and followers of different Islamic schools of thought, topped by scholars.

Incremental change within existing mechanisms has failed; we need a fundamental reset.

Since the United States withdrawal from Afghanistan, I have received questions from a number of journalists, both American and Arab. They have asked what the US withdrawal means for the region, for American leadership in the world, and which countries will now fill the void left by the absence of the US from the scene.

In the field of space, we never stop thinking about the next big thing. Ever since the advent of the space race, humanity has gone above and beyond their capabilities to reveal more, gain knowledge and share more about our universe, galaxies, and the cosmos in general.

Taliban has not only inherited weak institutions but a nonexistent economy and now a looming humanitarian crisis – in short, the group is struggling as it attempts to consolidate its power, formulate policies towards Afghan institutions and ensure that a humanitarian catastrophe does not occur.

​It appears that our world is much smaller than we had ever imagined, and what affects a region at one end of the world impacts another at the other far end of it.

When news of Covid-19's Omicron variant broke a few weeks back, my daughter sighed and said "I give up.” Just when I think we've turned a corner, we're back in it all over again.

We believe that governments have the duty of protecting young and adolescents from bullying, and their response needs to be gender sensitive.

Like many Americans, I was overjoyed by news that a Georgia jury had found three white men guilty of the murder of Ahmaud Arbery, a young Black man.

“If they kill me, I shall reach my arms out of the grave and I shall be stronger.” “…Perhaps what we have most near is death, but that idea does not frighten me, we shall continue to fight for that which is just.”

Once again, gallons of ink are being spilled on articles arguing for and against US efforts to secure a new nuclear weapons pact with Iran. Will Iran return to the talks? Will the US agree to Iranian terms (and vice versa)? And at this point, do the Iranians even want a deal?

This year we celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first visit to Egypt by emperor Dom Pedro II of Brazil.

Hyper-partisanship has resulted in a paralyzed Congress that can't pass legislation to save lives from disease or guns, protect the environment, or even ensure the right to vote.

After US President Joe Biden’s remarks on the US commitment to Taiwan earlier this month, the administration’s reassurances to China have been very welcome

Hassan Hanafi's legacy will continue to enrich Muslim, Arab, Egyptian and human thought for a long time to come.

The Eastern Development Corridor, a collective and comprehensive regional development project, could be a way of solving the conflict over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

The president canceled the extension of the state of emergency this week; an important step for Egyptians to be able to exercise the full range of civil and political rights. This was not only a demand of the January 25 Revolution, but it has been a top recommendation by many experts and advocates.

When Tunisian President Kais Saied dismissed the country's prime minister and closed the Parliament, he said he was doing so to "restore social peace...and save the state."

The various nutrition advice of the scientific community is driving us up the wall.