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By Ahmed Tharwat Thomas Friedman, New York Times foreign affairs columnist, winner of three Pulitzer prizes, writer of several bestselling books, is a man known for his big ideas. Friedman never ceases to amaze us with a new ‘big idea’ every now and then, from the bizarre to the ridiculous. For example, Friedman created the …
By Ahmed Tharwat I just visited Las Vegas for the first time. In all of these years in America, Sin City had never successfully seduced me in spite of its flashy façade screaming its invitation and its attractive moral slogan, promising to keep everything I do a secret. But recently, I found myself in the …
The timing of the visit was after the Qatari Minister of Finance announced pumping Qatari investments worth $35bn into the US within the next five years
By Ahmed Tharwat The Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris and the overhyped anti terror rally that followed exposed the hypocrisy of the West’s secular free speech. It also started a debate about the future of Muslims in Europe and the US. There are about 7 to 8 million Muslims in France, the largest Muslim population in …
Egypt is the tenth largest natural stone quarry producer in the world and the second largest exporter of marble blocks
State Department denies link between report and UK, Canadian embassy shutdowns
We all bear the burdens of the crimes and sufferings of both our ancestors and our neighbors, and the people that will one day populate the surface and caves of Mars are the same ones bearing the cultural traumas of our dark and bloody roots.
68% of Egyptians knew of President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi’s visit to the United States, while 32% where unaware of the visit.
85% of those who knew about the visit saw that it improved Egypt’s image in front of the world, while 5% didn’t think it made a difference, and 10% were unsure.
The two presidents discuss ISIS and Libya, agree on future foreign ministers’ dialogue mechanism
Kerry reiterates concerns over freedoms in Egypt and warns of alienating the US
Bill still subject to democratic and human rights conditions
Italian and American presidents congratulate Al-Sisi as he assumes presidency
Heads of states and foreign delegations land in Cairo for the Sunday ceremony
Foreign minister to discuss democratic transition, terrorism with American counterparts
Lawyer says his platform concentrates on “restoring Egyptian dignity” at home and abroad
Al-Sisi’s visit to Russia would not impact shared interests with Egypt, says Deputy US Department Spokesman
Russell Wilson leads team to first Super Bowl championship
By Michael Young, NOW. Afghanistan all over again After the 11 September 2001 attacks on New York and Washington, you would often hear from Americans that Washington had botched the aftermath of the civil war in Afghanistan. Instead of helping stabilise the country after having armed the Afghanis in their struggle against the Russian occupation, …
Over 120,000 signatures have been collected so far
US State Department condemns violence and stresses importance of inclusion
Demonstrators held noisy rallies in US cities including New York, San Francisco, Boston, Detroit and Chicago.
Passage of two US vessels near Red Sea coast causes controversy
The Egyptian presidency responds to Mondays’ statement by armed forces
Building and Development Party condemns Al-Zind’s statements addressing Obama
State Department: Morsi has taken steps towards reform
Comments come in run-up to 6 November federal election
No violence was reported
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Dear America, the pyramids are still here, thank you for enquiring about their health