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Kamala Harris

Opinion| What does Kamala Harris mean for feminists?

The recent inauguration of Kamala Harris as Vice President of the US, to be the first woman and the first black person to assume the post, is the true culmination of the struggle of black women over many decades to participate in American politics effectively. Despite the existence of feminist movements, the struggle of black women is …

Marwa El- Shinawy

The illusion of American democracy

Opinion| The illusion of American democracy

The development of the situation in the wake of the recent attack on the US Congress, the continuing violent demonstrations, the declaration of a state of emergency in Washington, D.C. until the inauguration of Joe Biden, and the deployment of security forces on the streets prove to the whole world the fragility of the democratic …

Marwa El- Shinawy

Opinion| Broadway crisis continues in face of $100m losses

Broadway theatre has announced its total losses due to the extended closures caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, estimated at $100m in 2020. The closures continue, and although all theatres worldwide have been severely affected by this pandemic, the Broadway theatre crisis is completely different from the crisis affecting theatres elsewhere. This is because …

Marwa El- Shinawy

European Parliament

Opinion| European Parliament

A few days ago, and with flimsy justifications and rumours, lies, and fabricated reports, the European Parliament issued a list that includes, in its entirety, demands from European Union (EU) countries to review their political, economic, and security relations with Egypt.

Dr. Hatem Sadek

Opinion| AI Application and Business Enterprises

The wide application of artificial intelligence (AI) systems, such as virtual reality (VR), robots, self-driving vehicles, and drones, will turn our life during the next decade into that we used to watch in science fiction movies. The near future holds many radical changes for business enterprises of all kinds. Those changes may be closer to …

Daily News Egypt

Opinion| Theatre Industry Crisis Globally and Locally

Although the coronavirus crisis has affected all the arts sectors, the most affected was the theatre sector to the extent that England, which is a long-standing country in the theatre industry, began to discuss seriously how to save it from extinction. There are major theatres such as the British National Theatre and some big festivals …

Marwa El- Shinawy

Hatem Sadiq

Opinion| Turkey Then and Now

Until recently, there were many political, media, and economic figures calling for the application of the Turkish state model in Egypt, and their evidence for that was summarised in the strength of the Turkish economy under President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan since 2003. In fact, many of these people were deceived, whether due to their ignorance …

Dr. Hatem Sadek

Thousands of people have reportedly died in Ethiopia's northern region of Tigray and there have been widespread destruction from aerial bombardment and ground fighting since 4 November when the military operations started. Nearly 43,000 people have fled the clashes to Sudan.

Opinion| Ethiopia and the Civil War

The problem is very complex, and there are no pre-prepared solutions to it, to the extent that experts and specialists stress the need to abolish the federal system followed in Ethiopia, to separate the regions. In other words, there is a need to divide Ethiopia into several countries.

Dr. Hatem Sadek

Opinion| Trump, Biden, and COVID-19

And yet, the company, itself, announced several weeks ago, in an explicit challenge to outgoing US President Donald Trump, that it would not produce any vaccine against the virus before the middle of 2021.

Dr. Hatem Sadek

Opinion| Ethiopia will not listen to the voice of reason

Reports from Ethiopia show that Addis Ababa aims to use the negotiations as a tactical manoeuvre to avoid signing a legally binding agreement that may restrict its ambitions to build more dams on its transboundary rivers, whether the Blue Nile, the Atbara, or the Sobat.

Dr. Hatem Sadek

Xinhua Commentary: China’s promise and practice of opening-up

At a time when the COVID-19 pandemic is still raging on and the world economy is tottering along, China’s steadfast promise and practice of opening-up resonate with and buoy up all those dedicated to battling the coronavirus, boosting common development and building a brighter future for humanity.


Opinion| Misdirected Uproar

Casting Israeli actress Gal Gadot as Cleopatra has caused anger, but we will be ‘Waiting for Godot’ if we expect bitterness to remedy anything

Nadine Loza