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Opinion
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
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
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
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
Finally, Arabs are taking action to save Yemen from Iranian encroachment
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
The Egyptian revolution will not succeed until it establishes a new system that eliminates the causes of the revolution, which persist until now
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

Recent attacks in Egypt, Tunisia, Kuwait and France, set against the backdrop of the 10th anniversary of 7/7 London bombings, indicate that terrorism will long remain a nightmare in need of coordinated international action


Economic, political, ethnic and cultural dimensions should also be considered to effectively tackle this recurrent terrorist threat in Sinai


The assassination of the General Prosecutor is a seismic event that will cast a long shadow for some time on Egyptian political life


The myth that racial discrimination in the United States came to an end after the civil rights movement was shattered in Charleston


The defeat of Islamic State needs the simple recognition that all of us have a stake in the battle against it


Have Egyptians lost interest in the post 30 June media? Is it losing its credibility? And what is the future role of the media?


Egyptian policy-makers need to protect and enable researchers, who often face hostility and suspicion when they try to carry out their work


The holy month of Ramadan offers an intensive training period for the human soul that creates better and more charitable persons


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