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Shafiq and his mis-calculations

It seems that General Ahmed Shafiq did not properly calculate the consequences of his decision to suddenly announce from abroad...

Amr el-Shobaki Amr el-Shobaki 1 week ago

Egypt and Israel

The relationship between Egypt and Israel changed from a state of war and confrontation to an era of cold peace,...

Amr el-Shobaki Amr el-Shobaki 3 months ago

Corruption is a system

I did not understand at any phase in the evolution of our political systems how fighting corruption is partial or...

Amr el-Shobaki Amr el-Shobaki 3 months ago

The Qatari contradictions

Qatar can be described as a case, an agent or a contractor, but not as a state (albeit small) in...

Amr el-Shobaki Amr el-Shobaki 7 months ago

Nonpolitical money

The term political money is used in Egypt to describe what candidates pay to buy votes for them to win...

Amr el-Shobaki Amr el-Shobaki 2 years ago

When will Mahmoud be released?

No one understands why the 16-year-old Mahmoud Mohamed Ahmed has been kept behind bars for 700 days awaiting trial for...

Amr el-Shobaki Amr el-Shobaki 2 years ago

Lists by acclamation

When a list of 15 candidates wins unanimously and by acclamation, it is astonishing and it casts doubt on the...

Amr el-Shobaki Amr el-Shobaki 2 years ago

Is it a problem of candidates or legislation?

Many were displeased with the behavior of some candidates for the parliamentary elections with regards to how they jostled about...

Amr el-Shobaki Amr el-Shobaki 2 years ago

A slap on the wrist

The media usually attacks everyone, save for a few who are immune. And the Interior Ministry still keeps records that...

Amr el-Shobaki Amr el-Shobaki 2 years ago

The return of Iran

Iran has succeeded in concluding a nuclear deal on Tuesday with six major world powers in the Austrian capital, Vienna,...

Amr el-Shobaki Amr el-Shobaki 2 years ago

The multifaceted terrorism

The worst reading for terrorism is that what we hear now, calling it a bad thing, and calling terrorists worse...

Amr el-Shobaki Amr el-Shobaki 2 years ago

Forced disappearance

Respect for the State is a people’s demand and a condition for the progress of a nation. It is derived...

Amr el-Shobaki Amr el-Shobaki 2 years ago

Deferred questions about Parliament

The Constitutional Court decided to issue its verdict on the invalidity of the parliamentary elections on Sunday. Whatever the verdict...

Amr el-Shobaki Amr el-Shobaki 3 years ago

Sisi’s revolution against his regime

Last Saturday, Mohamed Hassanein Heikal called on President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to revolt against his own regime. This raised considerable...

Amr el-Shobaki Amr el-Shobaki 3 years ago