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G7 Summit: Did Japan achieve its goals?
Mohammed Ibrahim Eldesouki
When it comes to decision-making in Japan, there is no room for chance or hasty, rash decisions. Everything is carefully measured and subject to review at multiple levels, considering alternatives and available options that can achieve the desired goals.
Culture and National Dialogue
Nabil Abdel Fattah
The issues of culture, public and individual freedoms, education and the liberation of the public sphere are crucial for the success of the National Dialogue.
Individual empowerment and gender equality must be at the heart of population policies
Concerns about population growth reflect anxieties about equality, conflict, the economy, health and education, and their solutions should be driven by the goal of promoting gender equality and empowering women.
Gender equality is a moral, legal and economic imperative
Gender equality and fair treatment of women and girls is a moral imperative, but global data analytics, evidence and experience clearly demonstrate that including women also fosters economic growth and stability, especially in times of fiscal challenges.
The Russian foreign policy concept: What’s hindering Russia?
Mohamed Badr El-Din Zayed
The concept document, issued by Moscow last March, attracted some attention in the Arab world, which I deemed not enough. However, some sober writings cannot be ignored, the most important of which is the study of Al-Ahram Centre for Political and Strategic Studies.
Regardless of the Turkish elections’ outcome, we must prepare for better relations
Dr. Abderahman Salah
Whoever wins the coming Turkish elections, relations with Egypt are set to improve. There are a number of ways Cairo can benefit from this rapprochement across regional and bilateral issues.
How can collaboration help us achieve 'Health for All' and tackle inequities?
A joint message by the Egypt Country Representatives of WHO, FAO, UNICEF, UNDP, UNESCO, UNFPA, UNAIDS, UNHCR, IOM and the Resident Coordinator in Egypt on the event of the World Health Day, 7 April 2023.
Int'l Criminal Court Putin arrest warrant: More than a link in the conflict chain
Mohamed Badr El-Din Zayed
Many people, especially outside the Western world, did not pay sufficient attention to the arrest warrant issued by the International Criminal Court (ICC) against Russian President Vladimir Putin on the grounds of what it described as the crime of deporting Ukrainian children.
Resolving the gender-gap in the workforce through a more flexible approach
Theresa J. Whitmarsh, former CEO of the Washington State Investment Board, once said, “If you exclude 50 percent of the talent pool, it is no wonder you find yourself in a war for talent.”
Prioritising the best solutions for sustainable development
In the year 2000, something remarkable happened: the world came together and committed to a short list of ambitious targets which became known as the Millennium Development Goals.
A new beginning – for education and beyond
Manssour Bin Mussallam
January is always a most peculiar month. It marks new beginnings. Still, despite our farewells to December, once the celebrations give way to silence, we never quite seem to completely start anew.
Caught in the middle
The world’s middle-income countries and middle classes are being caught in a “middle trap” as a result of the present global changes
Prioritizing the UN's Global Development Agenda
Bjorn Lomborg - Jordan Peterson
In 2015, the world’s leaders attempted to address the major problems facing mankind by establishing the Sustainable Development Goals – a compilation of 169 targets to be hit by 2030.
Cultural diplomacy: The oldest tango between culture and politics
The advice given by the ancient Egyptian writer Ptah Hotep in the third millennium BCE can still resonate in culture and politics today.
The way forward
Al-Ahram Weekly Editorial
There is no doubt that the Egyptian economy is going through some challenging times.
What chance for peace?
What do the Arab countries have to gain in talking to Israel’s new extreme right wing government?
Shanouda's rights as a child
Abdel Latif El-Minawi's article in Al-Masry Al-Youm inspired me to write this article about the tragic story of Shanouda.
Ready for the Take-off
On 17 December 2022, The IMF Executive Board has finally approved the US$ 3 billion Extended Fund Facility (EFF) to Egypt over a period of 46 months and where the amount of US$ 347,000 million will be released immediately.
A Call for a Christmas Truce
Christmas time 1914, five months into the First World War, a remarkable event occurred.
US-Africa Leaders’ Summit: Between expectations and realities
The US-Africa Leaders’ Summit, which meets in Washington from 13-15 December, will be a major test for the US's commitment to the African continent on a range of issues, from human rights to food security and climate action.
Biden set for critical talks on Ukraine this week with Denmark's Frederiksen,.....
Ahly coach Koller lashes out at Champions League final referee
Italy Serie A results & scorers (Final matchday)
Spain La Liga results & scorers (Final matchday)
PHOTO GALLERY: Ahly claim win in a packed Cairo stadium
Wydad coach satisfied with result despite defeat against Ahly
Ahly claim narrow 2-1 win over Wydad in Champions League final
South Africa’s role as host of the BRICS summit is fraught with dangers. A guide.....
Preview: Zamalek seek convincing performance under Osorio's helm
Nigeria’s security situation has got worse: what Tinubu’s administration needs.....
In Photos - Strong winds and sandstorms wreak havoc in Cairo
Henry Kissinger: The art of Middle East diplomacy
Ethiopia must halt unilateral dam filling: Arab leaders
Egyptian Premier League results & scorers (27th matchday)
Egyptian Premier League results & scorers (22nd matchday)
Google honours Saudi writer Abdul Rahman Munif with Doodle
English Premier League results & scorers (32nd matchday)
English Premier League results & scorers (25th matchday)
In Photos: Largest ever intact embalming workshop uncovered in Saqqara
Nefertiti: The beautiful Pharaoh who went from Egypt to Berlin