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Copts’ suffering

Some of us are still dealing with the issue of “terrorism targeting Egypt” as if it were in a battle...

Amr el-Shobaki Amr el-Shobaki 2 weeks ago

Concern for Khashoggi

Some have questioned the global attention surrounding the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside his country’s consulate in Istanbul....

Amr el-Shobaki Amr el-Shobaki 4 weeks ago

The industry of extremism

The main and perhaps most obvious question in dealing with the phenomenon of terrorism is usually absent from the official...

Amr el-Shobaki Amr el-Shobaki 9 months ago

The Wafd Party deserves our salute

In recent days, the Wafd Party has been under great pressure to change its position at the last minute to...

Amr el-Shobaki Amr el-Shobaki 10 months ago

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 12 months 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 years ago