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Egypt must embrace an independent South Sudan

As the world warmly embraces South Sudan as the newest member of the global community, Egypt is not expected to...

Mohamed El Dahshan Mohamed El Dahshan 8 years ago

The economic revolution is yet to happen

“All our economic losses are a small price to pay for freedom,” said renowned businessman Naguib Sawiris to audience applause...

Mohamed El Dahshan Mohamed El Dahshan 9 years ago

Bakers defy curfews to continue providing bread

For Gom’aa Abdel Meguid, bread is “akin to hospitals: it’s a basic necessity and ought to be above curfews.” Many...

Mohamed El Dahshan Mohamed El Dahshan 9 years ago

Egyptians turn out massively to donate blood

The blood bank at Kasr Al-Eini hospital, a few hundred meters from downtown Cairo's Tahrir Square, where demonstrations continued into their sixth...

Mohamed El Dahshan Mohamed El Dahshan 9 years ago

Bright prospects for Egypt’s renewable energy production

Though hydropower is traditionally the nation's most prized renewable energy source, Egypt’s immense potential in wind and solar power propelled...

Mohamed El Dahshan Mohamed El Dahshan 9 years ago

Arab researchers fill breach at Stockholm’s World Water Week

It might have been the Eid holidays, the inclement Swedish weather, or just political apathy, but not a single official...

Mohamed El Dahshan Mohamed El Dahshan 9 years ago

Why do we travel? To rewire our brains

Many Chinese-produced maps place Europe and Africa on the left side, the Americas on the right, and China at its...

Mohamed El Dahshan Mohamed El Dahshan 9 years ago

Developing world’s megacities struggle to conserve water

Our world is home to 39 megacities–cities that are in turn home to more than ten million inhabitants each. Twenty-eight...

Mohamed El Dahshan Mohamed El Dahshan 9 years ago

Obama and Garang in the Juba market

Understanding the complexities of Juba’s political past and present is nearly as tricky as navigating its streets. In the second...

Mohamed El Dahshan Mohamed El Dahshan 9 years ago

Juba: Capital of an almost state

Riding through Juba, you may be tempted to think that history began with the 2005 Peace Agreement. But there’s far...

Mohamed El Dahshan Mohamed El Dahshan 9 years ago

Scientology rears head in Egypt's bookstores

Books penned by Church of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard are not a common sight in Egypt. Recently, however, Arabic-language...

Mohamed El Dahshan Mohamed El Dahshan 9 years ago

The Jews of Egypt: A tale of love and cold shoulders

Last month, Egypt finalized the restoration of the Maimonides synagogue in Cairo’s "haret el-yahud", its old Jewish Quarter. But the...

Mohamed El Dahshan Mohamed El Dahshan 9 years ago

Egypt’s Internet entrepreneurs: Resilient despite difficulties

Beirut–As the best Arab start-ups and ideas were being feted at an honorary banquet at the ArabNet internet business conference...

Mohamed El Dahshan Mohamed El Dahshan 9 years ago

Are social media users in the Arab world different?

“Definitely,” answers Fouad Jeryes, who works with the Arab social media and content sharing platform D1G–whose name reads in Arabic...

Mohamed El Dahshan Mohamed El Dahshan 9 years ago