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Egypt: The investment law predicament
The way in which the cabinet secretariat amended, 5 May, part of Egypt's new and troubled investment law sets a dangerous precedent that should be addressed, even if the change was necessary
Are Egyptians now less “Islamic”?
Amid the present furore over what is Islam, we should recall something important: the Egyptian Revolution was not anti-Islamic or pro-Islamic, but non-Islamic, aimed at breaking the police state/Islamic state duality
ُEgypt: Who is responsible for the recurring accidents?
The last few accidents proved that Egypt is in need of renovation and maintenance to prevent more deterioration and accidents. We should also find specific policies to help stop infrastructure problems in the future at the source
On Britain's unusual elections
Neither of the two traditionally leading UK political parties looks set to gain a majority in this week's general elections, while voter turnout is also almost sure to drop significantly
Decisive Storm, the start of a correction
Finally, Arabs are taking action to save Yemen from Iranian encroachment
Five Challenges Facing the Economic Conference in Sharm El-Sheikh: Ziad Bahaa-Eldin
Only three days remain before the international economic conference in Sharm El-Sheikh, which the government is hoping will be a turning point for the economy
Economic and social reasons for the Egypt's January 25 Revolution
Taha Abdel Alim
The Egyptian revolution will not succeed until it establishes a new system that eliminates the causes of the revolution, which persist until now
Egypt: Does parliament have a more important function than legislating?
The new Qutbists in Egypt
Using force to achieve political goals is a cornerstone of Muslim Brotherhood ideology, including the new Qutbists emerging now. But more is needed from the state than responding with force alone
Some good news for the Egyptian economy... but the challenges persist
Why the struggle over Egypt's stock exchange tax?
Why has the conflict over the capital gains tax been so charged?
The president’s speech and sanitation workers
Forces behind 25 January and 30 June should protect the present regime, rather than leave the scene open to international and regional agents to play with Egypt’s fate
The constitution will save our media
The Egyptian media has reached a point of explosion. The state must intervene to solve the crisis, not through censorship, but through organisation based on social dialogue and legislation
Repression and legislation in Egypt
A number of laws that have been recently passed have a harmful impact on freedoms and contribute to the return of the state's 'repressive apparatus'
Mubarak verdict opens the door to what he was not tried for
Ahmed El-Sayed Al-Naggar
Mubarak was tried and convicted for the simplest crime committed during his rule. Far greater crimes — especially a slew of corrupt privatisation deals — remain and should be accounted for
Riyadh and Tehran: Who reins in who?
On appearance, the balance of power in the region is about to suddenly shift in favour of Iran. But Saudi Arabia has made gains behind the scenes, particularly in Yemen and Syria, at Tehran's expense
The unexpected victory of the UK Conservative Party
The victory of the UK Conservative party defied all predictions. Yet the win alone will not mean the coming five years will be plain-sailing for the new Cameron government
Egypt: Labor day thoughts
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