Adam Koppeser

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Adam Koppeser is the Op-Ed editor at Daily News Egypt. Available via email at [email protected], and on twitter @akoppeser.

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Army destroys 5 tunnels, arrests 5 Palestinians attempting to cross Rafah border

Egypt’s armed forces destroyed five tunnels and apprehended five Palestinian nationals attempting to cross into North Sinai at Rafah during operations taking place between 7 and 10 August, according to the military spokesman’s official page. This brings the total count of destroyed tunnels to 1664. During the operations, the Second Field Army also seized 5,400 …


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 …


Canada's Sidney Crosby scores in the nets of Sweden's goalkeeper Henrik Lundqvist as Sweden's Loui Eriksson looks on during the Men's ice hockey final Sweden vs Canada at the Bolshoy Ice Dome during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 23, 2014. 

(AFP PHOTO / YURI KADOBNOV)

Sochi week 3 recap: Last of the good, the bad, and the weird

The flame is finally out on the Sochi games, and the torch has been passed. Like the ceremonies, the competition was no small spectacle; three weeks and $52bn later, Russia managed to put on the most expensive Olympic Games in history, and was rewarded on the podium. In the end, the host nation’s home-stretch surge …


Mirai boasts a variety of Asian dishes, with focus on Thai-based concoctions 
(Photo from Mirai)

Mirai: Hot fusion, cool venue

Mirai offers an intriguing and tasty Thai-driven fusion of pan-Asian cuisine, with classy décor and service to boot.


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In Pictures: Clashes erupt in Cairo

Rival demonstrations led to violent clashes throughout Egypt on Sunday amid celebrations of the 40th anniversary of the October War. The Ministry of Interior had reported 94 injuries and 28 killed nationwide. In Cairo’s Tahrir Square, face-painted revelers gathered to celebrate the anniversary, waving Egyptian flags and posters of Defence Minister Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi as …


This moving image of a crying mother holding her injured child with faceless soldiers in the background was part of the original 1956 exhibition
(Photo Courtsey of Yasmine El-Dorghamy)

Children’s art rises from tragedy

New exhibition displays the artwork of children from different generations that clearly show the effects of the violence they have been surrounded with


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