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Saturday, 20 January 2018
Egypt took over the chairmanship of the G77 and China group at the UN earlier this month, underlining its leading role in the international community.

If the two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is unreachable, it is time to elaborate alternatives

Irrespective of President Al-Sisi’s person, the upcoming elections are a foregone conclusion

In a presidential election year, it’s appropriate that Egypt is reminded of the era of Nasser, when popular mobilisation and a concern for social justice ran strong

Initially, Jihad was defensive -- aimed to expel non-Muslim invaders -- but later it clearly changed in practice

Palestine does not need to be established as a state, because it is one already, and has been for millennia

Despite some difficulties surrounding current Egyptian-Russian relations, an extended strategic relationship may be in the works

It was legitimate to be outraged when some Arab officials issued statements speaking of normalisation with Israel while Netanyahu was celebrating the impulsive US president’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel

Despite her achievements in other spheres, US TV personality Oprah Winfrey does not have what it takes to become a successful US president
US Vice President Mike Pence is expected to visit Egypt later this month. There are some things he should bear in mind.
Correspondence between John F Kennedy and Gamal Abdel-Nasser shows friendship and rapprochement that could open new avenues to explaining his assassination and that of his brother
Cooperation, not conflict, is the way to turn the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam from a threat to an opportunity
Egypt has always supported the Sudanese people, but the regime in Khartoum under Al-Bashir has other plans
Though journalists want to come across as impartial, it is generally acknowledged that this is not the case; indeed, journalists, being human, are almost always prejudiced and intent on swaying readers one way or another
As the country’s war on terrorism continues, many observers cannot fathom why MPs are proposing new religious laws on doubtful pretexts
While Trump’s decision on Jerusalem set a divisive tone to the end of 2017, the new year promises much
The International Court of Justice is the appropriate body to decide on the legality of claims to sovereignty over Jerusalem

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