Al-Ahram Weekly Editorial's Articles

Perhaps predictably, the escalating war between Russia and Ukraine overwhelmed the annual United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) meetings, the 77th session of which opened last week.

In the last few weeks, Russia has suffered a series of military setbacks in its “special military operation” against Ukraine.

It’s been a year since President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi sponsored the National Human Rights Strategy, a clear indication that political reform would be a priority.

The latest round of violent clashes in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, on Saturday is the most serious in two years.

With his term due to end in November 2023, the resignation of Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) governor Tarek Amer has taken everyone by surprise.

Things are finally looking up at the Egyptian Stock Exchange (EGX), with the market staging a rally since its slump the first week of July.

For the second time in a week, on Saturday, protesters stormed the Iraqi parliament in Baghdad, breaching the high-security Green Zone. More than 120 people were injured.

This week’s Jeddah summit between US President Joe Biden and the leaders of nine Arab nations reflects the changing times in the current world order.

Saudi Crown-Prince Mohamed bin Salman paid Cairo a two-day visit on Monday to discuss Biden’s upcoming visit to Jeddah.

President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi’s meeting with the newly-appointed head of Yemen’s Presidential Leadership Council Rashad Al-Alimi early this week reflects Egypt’s determination to exert every possible effort to bring about a just and sustainable political solution in Yemen, to end the suffering of its people.

The Sinai terrorist attack in which one officer and 10 soldiers were killed earlier this week was clearly an act of desperation by an all but eradicated criminal group.

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