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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.
The politics of the magical game!
Nabil Abdel Fattah
Football, the magical universal game in our contemporary world, represents an expression of the essence of competition among national teams, nations and countries, which are in the post-colonial stage of building the nation-state.
The European Parliament's fuss on Egypt
A careful reading of the recent report from the European Parliament on human rights in Egypt reveals its many inaccuracies, lies and lack of impartiality.
The globalisation of war and the universality of peace
The slogan "Abu Dhabi Peace Forum", which was held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs, was very successful.
Superb nights in Georgia
After 30 years of diplomatic relations, Georgia – with its natural beauty and historic cities – offers plenty of opportunities for economic cooperation with Egypt.
Time to deliver on COP goals
Al-Ahram Weekly Editorial
The 27th session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP27) at Sharm El-Sheikh drew to a close on Friday.
Winning the climate war
Mahmoud Mohieldin calls upon international development funding institutions to finance climate action projects through long-term facilitated loans extended to all low and middle income countries without exception
We Are Running Out of Time
Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey
I was told many years ago about a common refrain in newsrooms: “If it bleeds, it leads”. In other words, the bloodier an event, the more prominent its place in the newspaper or bulletin.
On-the-ground research must guide climate adaptation investments
As research from across the globe shows increasing threats to staple food yields from climate change, investment for climate adaptation must be guided by on-the-ground research from the real-world.
Sustainability could just be the global economy’s biggest opportunity in 2023
Trillions of dollars are going into sustainability innovation. Without help from digital technologies, they could be going to waste.
The world is worse off today than it was seven years ago when pledges and commitments to climate action and development were made. What COP27 can do to change course.
2024 Copa America to be held in the United States
FIFA bans four Uruguay players over World Cup incidents
President Sisi arrives in Azerbaijan for official visit to strengthen bilateral.....
Iran executes more than 50 people so far this year: Rights group
Kane's bid for Spurs goal record could be delayed by illness
Egyptian Premier League fixtures (16th matchday)
AfDB working with Egypt to alleviate impact of Ukraine war on country’s food.....
T-shirt weather forecast in South Sinai & Upper Egypt during the day this.....
Palestinian anger spreads after deadly Israel raid: AFP report
At funeral, hundreds mourn verger killed in Spain church attack
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Remembering Karima Mokhtar: ‘Mother’ figure in Egyptian cinema
Royal tomb from Thutmosid period discovered on Luxor’s West Bank
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Factbox: All you need to know about Egypt’s commitments, targets under new IMF.....
Egyptian pound's losses against USD reach 100% since March
Suez Canal traffic resumes smoothly; idle MV Glory vessel towed away
Egyptian pound hits new low against US dollar
Nigeria’s 2023 presidential election: 10 factors that could affect the outcome
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