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The Importance of the Arbery Verdict
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.
The Butterflies: The Unsung Heroines of the Underground and the Fight to end Violence against Women
“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.”
Refocus on Iran’s Behavior
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?
Brazil in Egypt: A legacy of an emperor
Antonio de Aguiar Patriota
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.
Endangering ‘strategic ambiguity’?
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
The culture of dialogue
Walid M. Abdelnasser
Hassan Hanafi's legacy will continue to enrich Muslim, Arab, Egyptian and human thought for a long time to come.
Corridor solution on the GERD
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 art of the possible: Politics and human rights in Egypt
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.
Tunisia's Bumpy Road
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 power of protein
The various nutrition advice of the scientific community is driving us up the wall.
Keeping up with developments in US-China relations.
A new momentum in transforming agri-food systems in the march to ending hunger
We at FAO have already rolled up our sleeves and got down to the practical tasks of leading the implementation and driving the transformation.
The state of the Arab world
The Arab world today is at a crossroads, with the transition to more open political systems looking possible in many of the Arab countries.
Abiy Ahmed’s many challenges
Al-Ahram Weekly Editorial
New geopolitical architecture in the Mediterranean
Egypt, France, and Greece are the three focal states in the new geopolitical architecture that is emerging in the Mediterranean and North Africa region
AUKUS and the New Cold War
The AUKUS Agreement between the US, UK, and Australia opens vistas onto an intense New Cold War that is only just beginning
Celebrating the International Day of the Girl Child
On the International Day of the Girl Child, let us pledge to end harmful practices, ensure quality education and eliminate gender inequalities. Let us pledge to invest in girls.
Every writer has a major weakness. Mine is a reluctance to write about other writers whom I knew personally on the occasion of their anniversary their birth or their death. If I plan to write at all.
Neglect, Cynicism, and Nice But Too Late
25 years after I wrote my memo to Clinton, we have arrived at this sorry state of affairs. Israel, acting with impunity born of the neglect of Palestinian rights and the enabling hand of successive US presidents and Congresses
Real Madrid win at Sociedad despite Benzema injury to grow lead
Spain La Liga fixtures & results (16th matchday)
Italy Serie A results & fixtures (16th matchday)
Morocco crush Jordan 4-0 to book last-eight berth at Arab Cup
Queiroz's faith in new faces pays off as Egypt march on
Azhar to intensify implementation of fraternity document with Vatican: Grand.....
Sisi congratulates UAE on its 50th National Day
Burhan sees 'positive' signs as sanctions taken against Sudan will be.....
Tunisia unions demand 'roadmap' to end state of exception
More omicron detected as hospitals strain under virus surge
PHOTO GALLERY: Prince Charles, Duchess Camilla start 2-day visit to Egypt
PHOTO GALLERY: Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla visit the Pyramids of Giza
PHOTO GALLERY: Luxor comes alive - A night to remember
PHOTO GALLERY: Fireworks light the sky over Luxor’s Avenue of Sphinxes
Egypt v Gabon: Head-to-head record
PHOTO GALLERY: Iranians protest dried up river in Asfahan
PHOTO GALLERY: Some Europeans oppose return of restrictions amid COVID-19 resurgence.....
PHOTO GALLERY: Tens of thousands rally in Addis Ababa to support govt
PHOTO GALLERY: The Great Green Wall site in Simiri, Niger
PHOTO GALLERY: Egypt reconstructing the Gaza Strip