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Abdel Moneim Said
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One more time, why don't we win the World Cup?!

On Friday, January 16, 1990, the famous newspaper Al-Ahram published an article titled “Why do we not win the World...

Abdel Moneim Said Abdel Moneim Said 2 months ago

Cairo

Years ago, I wrote an article in the al-Ahram newspaper entitled “Cairo, this big village.” The description was not entirely...

Abdel Moneim Said Abdel Moneim Said 5 months ago

Resurrection, revival and renaissance in Cairo

At first glance it seems that Cairo, the 'Protected One', the capital of Sultan Al-Moez, is a city that is...

Abdel Moneim Said Abdel Moneim Said 10 months ago

Steve Jobs: the maestro

I watched the film “Steve Jobs” before a recent trip to the United States. The man’s fame did not stem...

Abdel Moneim Said Abdel Moneim Said 2 years ago

Avoiding recession

I warn of yet another failure for the Egyptian renaissance, which has not really picked up much since 1805. Today,...

Abdel Moneim Said Abdel Moneim Said 2 years ago

'Turandot'’s riddles

My friend Mahmoud Abdallah, the former head of Misr Insurance Holding Company, took me from his home in Princeton, New...

Abdel Moneim Said Abdel Moneim Said 2 years ago

The ‘some’ I hate

If you are from the old generation, you will remember the 1959 film “Some Like It Hot” by Tony Curtis,...

Abdel Moneim Said Abdel Moneim Said 2 years ago

A cup of coffee

The Investment Minister came out on television and announced the establishment of a Canadian-Egyptian company that would build a monorail...

Abdel Moneim Said Abdel Moneim Said 3 years ago

All the light we cannot see

I have borrowed the title of my article from Anthony Doerr’s novel that was published last year about a blind...

Abdel Moneim Said Abdel Moneim Said 3 years ago

The development of Sinai and Upper Egypt

If one keeps talking about something but never implements it, he must ask himself why it is the case. Personally,...

Abdel Moneim Said Abdel Moneim Said 3 years ago

To the president and the field marshal

The country is at a turning point. There are those who want to build it. There are those who want...

Abdel Moneim Said Abdel Moneim Said 3 years ago

The fourth entitlement

The three entitlements of the roadmap that was adopted by the various national forces on 3 July 2013 were a...

Abdel Moneim Said Abdel Moneim Said 3 years ago

The tragedy of asking how

My first experience with the revolution was in February 1968 when we were still students and joined the workers to...

Abdel Moneim Said Abdel Moneim Said 3 years ago

Who owns Egypt

I do not know why I remembered Shady Abdel Salam’s epic film ‘The Mummy.’ Over two weeks between Washington and...

Abdel Moneim Said Abdel Moneim Said 4 years ago