Egyptians want reassurance over Qatar crisis

By Abdellatif El-Menawy Whenever a terrorist incident occurs in Egypt, Egyptians blame Qatar. They are convinced that the terrorism they suffer from is due to Doha’s support for it. Its unwavering support for the Muslim Brotherhood has convinced Egyptians that Qatar does not have good intentions for them. Ever since Egypt positioned itself within More...

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By admin On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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Toward a difficult phase marked by Assad’s survival

By Raghida Dergham Some have read developments on the ground, international accords, and realignments in Iraq and Syria as the beginning of the end. They hope this will end the bloodletting, engender stability and More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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What Tillerson got wrong, and what Le Drian got right on Qatar

By Faisal J. Abbas France decided to try its hand at resolving the Qatar crisis by offering to speak to officials in Doha and representatives of the Anti-Terror Quartet (ATQ) in Jeddah. Any attempt to help resolve More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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Cruelly at its peak

Editorial Is there no one to protect the children from the highhanded and cruelty of those who are powerful? Are the laws which have been put on the statute books merely a cosmetic exercise? The two horrendous stories More...

By admin On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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Inadequate for the task

 Editorial Estimating up to 85pc of all tanker lorries transporting oil products are not complying with prescribed standards, the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) has asked the oil market company (OMC) concerned More...

By admin On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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What Tillerson got wrong, and what Le Drian got right on Qatar

By Faisal J. Abbas France decided to try its hand at resolving the Qatar crisis by offering to speak to officials in Doha and representatives of the Anti-Terror Quartet (ATQ) in Jeddah. Any attempt to help resolve More...

By admin On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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History’s suicide and geography’s disintegration

By Eyad Abu Shakra From Hamburg we heard, for the first time, of a US-Russian “common understanding” on Syria. From Baghdad came the good news about the liberation of Mosul. From Lebanon, we heard how eager More...

By admin On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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Hoping for a time when all lives are valued

By Baria Alamuddin Syrian families living in the UK recently expressed bemusement to me that “the world has gone mad” over the tragic case of a single baby, Charlie Gard, suffering a rare genetic disorder. Gard’s More...

By admin On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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Unplanned population

 Editorial Last week, the country marked the passage of the UN World Population Day with great zeal and fervor without actually caring for the message of the day. In the wake of increasing population, there is More...

By admin On Saturday, July 15th, 2017
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Stocks under pressure due to political uncertainty

 Editorial In the wake of volatile political situation and the continued uncertainty, the stock situation in the country is under pressure. Indeed, if the stock market is to be taken as an indicator for political More...