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Military regimes should not be recognised 

The military upheaval in Turkey, of which the final consequences are yet to be seen, highlights a major weakness in worldwide efforts to promote democracy. This event underscores the need to establish binding international legal principles to ban the recognition of military regimes as a result of coups d’état. Establishment of such principles, and the creation …

Cesar Chelala

Egypt’s battle isn’t about knowledge, it’s about broad-mindedness

  Frequent cabinet reshuffles have aimed at prompting Egyptians to hope that the newly appointed cabinet members will prove to be better qualified than their predecessors were. In fact, the cabinet has been playing only a minor role in driving our country’s progress, which is determined by the overall mindset of the ruling regime. Egypt’s …

Mohammed Nosseir

No hard feelings

There is no doubt about it, the regime’s political common sense is all but gone. I do not know whether this is deliberate or not, but it is noticeable. The large number of mistakes in managing some of the issues facing the state may lead us to deep, strategic problems. Though the full dimensions of …

Abdallah Al-Moghazy

I was a terrorist in the making

Short are the moments when you can review the details of your life. In these short moments, you see many details. It was during one such moment that I realised that I went through many changes that few people have been through. I grew up in a labour environment, in the iron and steel city …

Emad El-Sayed

Hidden war on Mubarak’s state and Al-Sisi’s regime

By Hussien Abd Rabu How did it feel to listen to former president Hosni Mubarak when he was congratulating the Egyptian people on Sinai Independence Day, and talking about his sacrifices to liberate the occupied land and his evaluation of the current regime? And a while after that you see his son, Gamal Mubarak, taking …

Daily News Egypt

Jordanian pilot captured by ISIS militias in Syria

The Islamic State in Iraq and the Sham (ISIS) posted photos online of a captured Jordanian military pilot. The militants allegedly shot down a Jordanian fighter jet with an anti-aircraft missile near the city of Raqqa, in northern Syria, on Wednesday. The media centre of Raqqa, an ISIS-affiliated news organisation, posted several pictures showing the …

Daily News Egypt

Saudi and Egypt ‘at the core’ of Arab nation: Egypt Ambassador to KSA

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi conducted a one-day visit to close regional ally Saudi Arabia on Sunday, during which Egypt’s ambassador to Riyadh said the two countries would aim to address numerous shared challenges “facing the Arab and Muslim world”, according to state-owned Al-Ahram. Egyptian Ambassador Afifi Abdel Wahab said the relationship between Saudi Arabia and …

Adam Koppeser

When Egypt targets journalists, denial remains the name of the game

By Jonathan Moremi On 29 December, 2013, three journalists working for the Al Jazeera English TV channel in Egypt – the Cairo Bureau Chief Mohamed Fahmy, a Canadian-Egyptian, Peter Greste, a renowned Australian journalist, and the Egyptian Producer Baher Mohamed – were arrested in their rooms of the Marriott Hotel in Cairo, their equipment was …

Daily News Egypt

Information, not democracy, is necessary for a strong economy

How democratic last week’s events in Egypt were will continue to be debated. Democratic or not, this is an excellent opportunity to set the economy in a better direction. Information will be critical for improving the economy. It will also give credibility to these events as being part of a democratic process. Democracy is not …

Iris Boutros