Last Update 18:36
Sunday, 17 November 2019

Egypt's Former FM and Washington Amb. to release his memoirs soon

The memoirs will tackle many issues including his term as an ambassador in Washington that saw the 9/11 events and the Egyptian revolution in 2011, starting from the war of 1967 until 2017.

Mohammed Saad , Tuesday 2 Jul 2019
Nabil Fahmy
Nabil Fahmy
Views: 2123
Views: 2123

Egypt's former foreign minister, Nabil Fahmy, has signed a contract with Dar El-Shorouk to publish his memoirs.

The book will be published "as soon as possible" according to a press release by El-Shorouk and will be published in Arabic and English, simultaneously. Nabil Fahmy served also as the Egyptian Ambassador in Washington for 9 years between 1999 and 2008.

The memoirs will tackle Fahmy's career and starts with the 1967 war until 2017. Fahmy said that his memoirs will not go into his personal life except for the parts that serve to explain the events he witnessed or was part of.

The memoirs will tackle many issues including his term as an ambassador in Washington that saw the events of 9/11 and the Egyptian revolution in 2011. It will also discuss Egyptian-Russian and Egyptian-American relations.

The memoirs hasn't been named yet.

Fahmy was Egypt's foreign minister between 16 July 2013 – 17 June 2014. He is the son of Egypt's foreign minister during President Sadat's tenure, Ismail Fahmy. Nabil Fahmy is currently the dean of the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the American University in Cairo.

Short link:


Ahram Online welcomes readers' comments on all issues covered by the site, along with any criticisms and/or corrections. Readers are asked to limit their feedback to a maximum of 1000 characters (roughly 200 words). All comments/criticisms will, however, be subject to the following code
  • We will not publish comments which contain rude or abusive language, libelous statements, slander and personal attacks against any person/s.
  • We will not publish comments which contain racist remarks or any kind of racial or religious incitement against any group of people, in Egypt or outside it.
  • We welcome criticism of our reports and articles but we will not publish personal attacks, slander or fabrications directed against our reporters and contributing writers.
  • We reserve the right to correct, when at all possible, obvious errors in spelling and grammar. However, due to time and staffing constraints such corrections will not be made across the board or on a regular basis.

© 2010 Ahram Online.