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Abdelmonem Said
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The technocratic state!

On July 23, the US Carnegie Endowment for International Peace published a joint article by Egyptian researcher Amr Hamzawy and...

Abdelmonem Said Abdelmonem Said 2 days ago

Amid crises and explosions, Egypt's development projects charge ahead

Months ago, I wrote about how development in Egypt continues apace, even while coronavirus pandemic affects the country and the...

Abdelmonem Said Abdelmonem Said 3 days ago

Egypt's need for regional specialization

Over a century, the countries of the world fell into two traps, which proved that humankind did not make the...

Abdelmonem Said Abdelmonem Said 2 weeks ago

Egypt and the IMF Battle

These days, one Egyptian eye is focused on the coronavirus battle that is raging across the world, but that is...

Abdelmonem Said Abdelmonem Said 4 weeks ago

Africa Cup of Nations

I wrote this article a week before it reached the reader and after our national team completed preparations for the...

Abdelmonem Said Abdelmonem Said 1 year ago

How does Egypt reach an 8% growth rate?

I am not accustomed to attending embassy celebrations on the national days of different countries. There are more than 100...

Abdelmonem Said Abdelmonem Said 2 years ago

The tragedy of Ibrahim Nafie

The paradox in the story of Ibrahim Nafie between his biography and his achievements in journalism and management on the...

Abdelmonem Said Abdelmonem Said 3 years ago

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...

Abdelmonem Said Abdelmonem Said 3 years ago

Cairo

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

Abdelmonem Said Abdelmonem Said 3 years 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...

Abdelmonem Said Abdelmonem Said 3 years 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...

Abdelmonem Said Abdelmonem Said 5 years ago

Avoiding recession

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

Abdelmonem Said Abdelmonem Said 5 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...

Abdelmonem Said Abdelmonem Said 5 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,...

Abdelmonem Said Abdelmonem Said 5 years ago