Al-Ahram Weekly Editorial's Articles

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.

After nearly eight years of hard work, whether in fighting terrorism, restructuring the economy, rebuilding the infrastructure or confronting regional challenges, President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi announced recently that he was about to launch a new “political dialogue that suits the notion of building the new republic”.

Indeed the world is busy with the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine, and Israel might be under the illusion that this is a suitable time to impose more oppressive, racist measures on Palestinians in East Jerusalem.

Two weeks after the start of the Russian attack on Ukraine, the world, including Egypt, is reckoning up its economic losses from the conflict. In addition to an uncertainty-induced slowing down of investments, disrupted trade, and an outflow of hot money, the world is sharing a common threat – runaway inflation.

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