Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion

Re-dividing the world

Abdel-Moneim Said

Ibelong in the generation that saw the world divided into two camps: capitalist versus socialist, East versus West, NATO ...

The emerging new global order — II: China

Tarek Osman

Understanding China’s rise to become a mega-power in the world today necessitates looking at a map of the Pacific and ...

The Omicron variant

Mahmoud Mohieldin

Epidemic diseases are at the top of the list of disruptors that can throw people’s lives into havoc and force them ...

China in Afghanistan

Khaled Okasha

The Central Asian Republic of Tajikistan may be under the microscope in the coming years, after its parliament approved a ...

Schubert at the new capital

Mohamed Salmawy

At the heart of the New Administrative Capital, the wonderful Arts and Culture City buildings rise like a rare flower pond ...

Perilous transitions to democracy

Hussein Haridy

There is a general consensus that the uprisings over the last ten years, the “Arab Spring” and its sequels, that ...

A peaceful shore in Sudan

Al-Ahram Weekly Editorial

Like many countries alarmed about the situation in Sudan, Egypt immediately welcomed the agreement reached on 21 November ...

Crossroads

Abdel-Moneim Said

Irecently took part in an important conference on The Post-Pandemic World (13-15 November) hosted by the Emirates Policy ...

Sartre and Hadith

Mohamed Salmawy

Now that a modern development process is in full swing after years of stagnation, some people’s minds remain mired ...

The Biden-Xi virtual summit

Hussein Haridy

After eleven months in office, US Democratic Party President Joe Biden held his first summit meeting in virtual mode with ...

Nye’s Weltanschauung

Abdel-Moneim Said

Harvard professor Joseph Nye just might be the international relations expert who hit the nail on the head. His take on the ...

Targeting multidimensional poverty

Aisha Ghoneimy

Egypt is moving towards leaving no one behind, guaranteeing a decent life for everyone across all its governorates and villages ...

Britain’s Covid blues

Hany Ghoraba

Britain lived through better times over the past few decades than it did in previous years, but today the economic, political ...

Elite failures

Abdel-Moneim Said

The crises in Sudan, Lebanon, Tunisia and Iraq cannot be reduced to civilians versus the military, nor to pro-democracy versus ...

What success means at COP26

Mahmoud Mohieldin

At the 76th session of the UN General Assembly, world leaders discussed the need to scale up their ambitions to address key ...