Al-Ahram Weekly


2021 Yearender: New rules of engagement

Abdel-Moneim Said

Developments in 2021 affected the security and well-being of all the countries in the world as part of processes that are set to continue into 2022.

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2021 Yearender: New rules of engagement

Point-blank: Incurable double standards

Mohamed Salmawy

Western double standards are especially glaring when we compare Western attitudes towards Ukraine and the Palestinian ...


74 years of Palestinian Nakba

Abdel-Moneim Said

Towards a sustainable blue economy

Aisha Ghoneimy

The “blue economy” has been widely advocated as a strategy for safeguarding the world’s oceans and ...

A world adrift on Ukraine

Hussein Haridy

Apopular anchorwoman on the Russia I TV channel spoke the other day about the distances the latest and most lethal Intercontinental ...

Defeating terrorism and developing Sinai

Al-Ahram Weekly Editorial

The people of Sinai were the first to condemn it, noting it is the first in a long time and acknowledging that life had ...

India’s choices and dilemmas

Tarek Osman

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was in Europe last week. Rarely do key European capitals extend the level ...

The story of the Mauritanian

Azza Radwan Sedky

In 2021, the life story of Mohamedou Ould Slahi, a detainee at the Guantanamo Bay Prison for 14 years, warranted being ...

Editorial: Time for a national dialogue

Al-Ahram Weekly Editorial

The “new republic” is the motto of the national project that Al-Sisi has been working on since he took office ...

April is Arab American heritage month

James Zogby

April is Arab American heritage month. It may not be a big deal to some, but for those of my generation this recognition ...

The rich history of the Alexandria Patriarchate

Ioannis Kotoulas

The Patriarchate of Alexandria and All Africa is one of the most venerable institutions in Egypt and is continuing its ...


Two sieges, two destinies

Hussein Haridy

April is not the cruelest month

Lubna Abdel-Aziz

It has brought us boundless joy, which brings to mind those hardly forgotten words of the poet T S Eliot. In the first ...

Rumour prevention

Mohamed Salmawy

Unfortunately, rapid and strategic communication with the public is not one of them. Tendentious rumours still reach ...


Abdel-Moneim Said

Ofthe four main questions prompted by the war in Ukraine – why now? what is the cause? how did the battle proceed? ...

Progress, disruption, and the path ahead

Mahmoud Mohieldin

In the space of two years humanity has faced what has amounted to a perfect storm. The period started with the Covid-19 ...


INTERVIEW: What the future looks like

Says Who? was among this year’s most popular Ramadan TV shows. Al-Ahram Weekly spoke to its director Nadine Khan

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INTERVIEW: What the future looks like


Don’t miss a round table on the Sonic Heritage of Cities with architects Cécile Regnault and Noha Gamal

French Cultural Institute Madrasset Al-Huquq Al Frinseya St, Mounira, Tel 02 2791 5800 Mon 16, 6-8.30pm: “The ...

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Don’t miss a round table on the Sonic Heritage of Cities with  architects Cécile Regnault and Noha Gamal