Opinion

On Mexico’s Independence Day, a look at its strengthening ties with Egypt

On Mexico’s Independence Day, a look at its strengthening ties with Egypt

Mexico today celebrates another anniversary of its independence – two hundred eleven years of exercising its sovereignty with dignity and…
Twenty years after 9/11: which is worse? The beginning, or the end?

Twenty years after 9/11: which is worse? The beginning, or the end?

Hubris comes in many forms, but surely the rushed exit of American forces from Afghanistan to meet an artificial political…
Al-Azhar: A Gate to Muslim Unity

Al-Azhar: A Gate to Muslim Unity

Al-Azhar Al-Sharif,  both the mosque and the university, are often seen as a distinguished part of contemporary Islamic history. The…
Opinion | A Testimony to ‘A Thorny Path’: The story of the human fraternity journey

Opinion | A Testimony to ‘A Thorny Path’: The story of the human fraternity journey

As president of Al-Azhar University, I was honored to attend some of the meetings between Professor Ahmed El-Tayeb, Grand Imam…
World Bank: Lebanon’s crisis among world’s worst since 1850s

World Bank: Lebanon’s crisis among world’s worst since 1850s

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s severe economic and financial crisis is likely to rank as one of the worst the world…
Opinion: The children of Gaza are crying out. Is there any response?

Opinion: The children of Gaza are crying out. Is there any response?

US Vice President Kamala Harris’ assertion that the US will stand by Israel has left many observers, myself included, flabbergasted.…
Arab Feminism: A Luxury or a Necessity?

Arab Feminism: A Luxury or a Necessity?

It is not an exaggeration if I say that since the beginning of March, all my conversations and talks with…
Opinion: Mercy for Nawal el-Saadawi

Opinion: Mercy for Nawal el-Saadawi

“If I returned back in time, I would do it all over again. This is what I learned from my…
Opinion | Islam: The religion of love, tolerance, and moderation

Opinion | Islam: The religion of love, tolerance, and moderation

For a religion to be strong, it must be confident in itself – solid in its convictions and robust in…
The new Sudan: A crossover into prosperity

The new Sudan: A crossover into prosperity

The Arab Spring spawned a mixed record of success regarding liberalization, but one recent bright spot has been the revolution…
Back to top button