Op-ed writers are saying goodbye to 2018 and speculating on local and foreign affairs for the upcoming year, while France continued to be a trending topic this week. In state-owned daily Al-Ahram, Gamal Zaida outlined achievements of the year in Egypt from his point of view. They include success in countering terrorism, expanding the network …
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The media has been all over a ‘revealing’ dress worn by Egyptian actress Rania Youssef at the Cairo Film Festival last week, a move she almost went on trial for, after heavy public criticism, including from the Actors Syndicate. For Egypt’s op-ed writers, the issue continues to be an interesting topic. Writers in the state-owned …
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Egyptian writers picked up variety of local topics which topped this week’s news agenda
Ahead of Saudi Crown Prince Mohamed Bin Salman’s expected visit to Egypt, some writers picked up once more the Jamal Khashoggi’s murder case, showing their support of Saudi Arabia and praising US President Donald Trump’s position on the issue. In state-owned Al-Ahram, Ahmed Abdel Tawab said Qatar and Turkey were waiting for this opportunity to …
After the revolution, a new goal appeared: restoring that money, with the illusion of distributing that money to the people, plus some calculating each person’s share in the wealth estimated at the time to be between $40 to $70bn
Arab affairs with Palestinian cause at its heart dominated Egyptian writers’ op-ed in Sunday’s newspapers
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Egypt’s writers looked at economy in Sunday op-eds
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In state-owned media Al-Ahram, each writer picked up a topic. Salah Montasser chose the question on Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder, to which Al-Sisi responded by warning from jumping to conclusions as long as official investigations are in process.
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Egypt’s writers followed-up on President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi’s visit to Germany this week. The Khashoggi case continues to be of interest, as well as the recent synagogue attack which killed a dozen people in the US. German applied sciences universities opening in Egypt, was the main focus of op-eds reviewing the Germany visit on Wednesday. …
A strong support for Saudi Arabia has been expressed by Egypt’s columnists since the Jamal Khashoggi case broke out. In Sunday’s papers, a few more op-eds praised the kingdom and addressed the case. Additionally, writers picked some local affairs to analyse. In state-owned Al-Ahram newspaper, Osama Al-Ghazaly Harb wrote that the relationship between Egypt and …
Case topped news agenda for weeks pushing world leaders, Saudi Arabia to seek accountability
Comments on how Saudis are handling Khashoggi’s case
In state-owned daily Al-Ahram, Osama Al-Ghazaly Harb praised Egypt’s stance through statements issued by the Foreign Affairs Ministry demanding truth to be revealed through transparent investigations, and warning against politicising the case and using it against Saudi Arabia.
Despite Saudi Arabia’s admission of journalist’s murder, case coverage problematic
For Al-Akhbar’s Karam Gabr, Al-Sisi’s visit comes amid a series of successful connections with economic powers
In state-owned newspaper Al-Akhbar, Elham Abu El-Fateh seconded Al-Sisi’s rejection of the Muslim Brotherhood, writing that Egyptians won’t forget, and will not let them back in the scene, after they learnt the lesson the hard way, and found out under their rule what treason meant.
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In state-owned newspaper Al-Ahram, Morsi Atallah said it was Egyptian diplomacy efforts that resulted in Al-Sisi convincing US President Donald Trump to back off on its position on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and to advance support for a two-state solution instead.
Presidential term extension tops anticipated laws
State-owned daily Akhbar Al-Youm focused on President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi’s participation in the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly taking place this week in New York City, and Egypt’s leading role in the upcoming period, where it should preside over the African Union.