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Child marriage in Africa has a severe and harmful impact on health, education and opportunities of the girls to realise their potential the girls.
To many, Saad Zahran is a communist icon, a great writer and a talented translator; to me, he is the loving grandfather who shaped my ideas and nourished my soul
Without massive foreign assistance, and the complicity of Western powers, Zionists would not have been able to establish Israel on lands they did not buy but rather usurped from Palestinians
Friend and former co-worker remembers Bassem Sabry
Although Nile Basin countries record high increases in population, there is no water crisis in these countries overall. Nonetheless, they lack a water strategy that stops waste and increases water revenues
For some, Egypt’s efforts to transition to representative, pluralistic democracy will always fall short, because they don't want it to succeed. This won't stop Egyptians moving forward
The poetry of Abdel-Rahman El-Abnoudi has been delivered by lead singers ever since the end of the 1950s. It contributed to recording Egypt’s national battles and shaping its collective consciousness
The verdict of capital punishment levelled at hundreds in the Al-Minya case does not follow the Egyptian judiciary's established customs
Scriptwriter Nadine Shams died after a routine operation, in what her family say is a case of medical negligence
Harsh punishment is not the right tool for eradicating the phenomenon of declaring Muslims as unbelievers (Takfir)
The crisis for Egypt's doctors is reaching a critical point, with the government refusing to listen and other forces playing politics in the doctors' own union
Human rights and democratisation have had a marginal impact on US relations with Egypt, and indeed many Arab countries, with hard-nosed national interests predominant

Meaningful reform of education is only possible if the attitudes of policymakers change, catching up with the needs of the 21st century and investing in teachers and educational institutions


Israel's ground offensive seeks to impose calm militarily. But Hamas, in declining Egypt's ceasefire initiative, wants to use the conflict as a bargaining chip, while gaining popularity over Fatah


Aid groups like the ICRC are trying their best, but only politicians can halt the violence


Ordinary people throughout the world must press harder and harder for a movement for Boycott, Divest and Sanctions against Israel


Television dramas are creating a dishonourable and inaccurate image of Egyptians, instead of concentrating on building a new national consciousness


The US is ready to deal with whoever is in Egypt's presidential palace, as the events in the run-up to Mohamed Morsi's ouster have shown


Socio-economic demands were at the heart of the 25 January and 30 June uprisings - so what happened, and what can be done to ensure dignity for all Egyptians?


Whether ISIL is solely or partially on the sacking of major Iraqi cities such as Mosul, Tikrit and others, we are facing a critical development, perhaps the most serious since the fall of Baghdad to the US in 2003


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