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Christian Berger, Ambassador of the European Union to Egypt

Opinion| Multilateralism, cooperation key to tackling global challenges

We are living through a health crisis on a historic scale with the speed and scope of its global reach quite unprecedented.   While the novel coronavirus pandemic is showing us the vulnerabilities of our societies and economies, it also clearly demonstrates the importance of adopting a global approach, multi-level cooperation, and standing together. This …

Christian Berger

Opinion| In the face of challenges, we need to work together

The UK is leading the charge. My government wants both to build back better in our own society, and also to support other countries in their own fight. We can only do this by working together. Whether this is through bilateral engagement, or through multilateral collective effort, the ultimate solution to this problem is, and has to be, a joint one.

Sir Geoffrey Adams

Opinion| Egypt’s past resilience and future opportunities

Investors certainly seem to think so. In a world ripe with opportunity and huge demand for investment on multiple fronts, from global warming to a global health pandemic, advanced manufacturing to artificial intelligence, or from urban renewal to clean energy, Egypt stands out as a magnet for international investors.

Todd Wilcox


Opinion| Ethiopia and the inevitable confrontation

The Ethiopian system is still in an unprecedented state of fragility because tribalism and ethnic quotas rule the country. The current scene in Addis Ababa is the product of a long history of political crises that have accumulated over the past decades. Indeed, the problem is extremely complex, and there are no pre-prepared solutions to …

Dr. Hatem Sadek

Dr Hatem Sadiq

Opinion| Egyptian-American relations and the arms deal

The US State Department confirmed, in a statement, that the proposed sale of missiles and related equipment “will support the foreign policy and national security of the United States, by helping improve the security of a major non-NATO ally that remains an important strategic partner in the Middle East”.

Dr. Hatem Sadek

Opinion| Lebanon and ambitions of Iran

The recent state of confusion in Lebanese foreign policy will certainly have unfortunate consequences in the coming days, especially after the pro-Iranian Shi’a party, Hezbollah, placed its upper hand on this brotherly Arab country.

Kadry El Haggar

Opinion| China’s contribution to world economic recovery

The past year was marked by the sudden onslaught of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The world economy has been plunged into the worst recession since the end of World War II, and a cold wave of severe recession has been seen with global challenges emerging one after another.

Daily News Egypt

Two girls show their paintings of panda with Chinese traditional painting artist Zhang Liping (C) during the event "From China to Chicago: A Holiday Gathering & Celebration" in Chicago, the United States, on Dec.14, 2019. (Xinhua/Wang Ping)

Commentary: People-to-people exchanges indispensable to stable China-U.S. ties

Since Beijing and Washington established diplomatic ties 42 years ago, people-to-people exchanges between the two sides have worked as a bridge and lubricant key to the improvement of the bilateral relations. Such exchanges, once supported by the leadership of both sides, have thrived in various fields with fruitful results. Yet regrettably, the previous U.S. administration …