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Dialogue despite violence

  The Giletts Jaunes (Yellow Vests) protests in Paris on Saturday saw violent acts (92 people were injured, including 14...

Amr el-Shobaki Amr el-Shobaki 1 week ago

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 1 month 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 2 months 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 10 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 11 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 1 year 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 2 years 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