Marwa El- Shinawy

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Opinion| Who is the true beneficiary of US aid?

Controversy raged again in Cairo over the file of American aid to Egypt. This is after a US State Department spokesman said the Biden administration would suspend $130m in military aid. A State Department official also confirmed that the most prominent condition set by the Biden administration to release the rest of the aid is …

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Opinion| Socialism defeats capitalism in the time of coronavirus

A few months ago, the question of the prospects for the return of socialism seemed ludicrous and irrational. Nevertheless, especially in the aftermath of the fierce battle of coronavirus, socialism has reappeared, even if it is in different forms than it was in the 19th and 20th Centuries. Indeed, the coronavirus pandemic made people hope once again …

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Opinion| Refugee crisis between humanity and the evasion of responsibility

The recent events in Afghanistan have triggered the refugee crisis once again, more ferocious than ever. According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, more than 3.5 million people are currently displaced from Afghanistan due to the deteriorating security situation in the country.  This staggering number raises the fear of countries neighbouring Afghanistan, especially …

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Opinion| Biden’s Democracy Summit and securing US interests

US President Joe Biden will host a “Democracy Summit” in December, the White House announced a few days ago. It added that the December summit “will move commitments and initiatives on three key issues: defending against authoritarianism, fighting corruption, and promoting respect for human rights.” Once again, the United States uses democracy as a flimsy …

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Opinion| US-Turkish relations and the Afghan migrant crisis

Once again, tensions in US-Turkish relations are resurfacing, announcing the continued deterioration of relations in the coming years. This is despite the common interests between the two countries, especially in the Middle East, and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s attempts to improve relations with US President Joe Biden. This apparent contradiction is mainly due to …

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Opinion| US-China relations between Trump’s arrogance and Biden’s maneuvers

Indeed, the Chinese news agency reported that the dialogue is most welcome and is expected to lead to tangible progress. But at the same time, the agency stressed that to make the talks between the two sides fruitful, the US side must stop demonizing China and work with China to put in place a set of protective barriers for the long-term development between the two countries.

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Opinion| Broadway returns with political theatrical show on racism

During a long period of absence, the lights of all theatres across the US were completely dimmed for more than 18 months due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, threatening the theatre industry in general. It has now finally been decided to resume theatrical performances from September. However, as expected, the Broadway theatre decided that …

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Opinion| Trump and Biden’s war to assassinate democracy

American democracy has become more threatened than ever before, after it was, for two entire centuries, an example and a living model to be emulated. In fact, democracy, in general, is suffering from a crisis, especially after the protests by the yellow jackets in France and the implementation of Brexit in the UK. Nevertheless, the …

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Opinion| Extreme right in West and ISIS are two sides of same coin

  The recent murder of a Muslim family in Canada by a terrorist belonging to the far-right renewed protests demanding practical measures to curb hate crimes against Muslims. The demonstrations engulfed 11 cities, including Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto, and Vancouver, as well as Calgary, Edmonton, and Kitchener, in addition to London, Ontario, which witnessed the crime. …

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Opinion| New era for Egyptian-US relations

This is because the Egyptian-US relations were, and will continue to be, governed by the fact that the US is a global power with broad interests in various regions of the world, and that Egypt is a regional power that has its commitments and its vision of regional issues.

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Opinion| Can Joe Biden return to Iran’s nuclear agreement?

The most dangerous of these scenarios is the one that sees the need for the US to launch a military strike against Iran to destroy the latter’s nuclear infrastructure. Another scenario sees the possibility of directing the crisis towards a breakthrough through negotiations to resolve it or freeze it at the current stage until a final settlement is reached.

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Opinion| Royal exodus is procession of power and peace

In a majestic procession, 22 kings and queens of the Pharaonic state will be moved from the Egyptian Museum for the first time to the place of their permanent exhibition in the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Cairo’s Fustat region. They will move through the streets of Egypt parallel to the Great Nile River …

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Biden revives American dream

Opinion| Biden revives American dream

The orders would “cancel [former President Donald] Trump’s erroneous policies”, and erase the “moral and national stigma” inherited from the previous administration, as described by the US president.

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