Amira El-Fekki

1119 Articles

Journalist in DNE’s politics section, focusing on human rights, laws and legislations, press freedom, among other local political issues.

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Op-ed review: 2019 expectations, more on France

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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Op-ed review: All over dress

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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Op-ed review: Al-Sisi’s Q&A’s at World Youth Forum

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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Op-ed review: Germany-Egypt, Trump, Jews

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. …

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Op-ed review: Support for Saudi Arabia in the Khashoggi backlash

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 …

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Op-ed review: Al-Sisi’s anticipated UNGA presence

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.

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