Al-Ahram Weekly

Economy

Higher rates ahead?

Doaa A. Moneim examines prospects for a new hike in interest rates

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Higher rates ahead?

From the trading floor

Ezz Steel Rebars: The largest steel producer in Egypt reported exceptional performance in the second quarter of 2020 ...

Search for energy-saving factories

The Environmental Compliance Office and Sustainable Development in the Federation of Egyptian Industries (ECO-FEI) is ...

Newsreel

New hike in metro and railway tickets… MINISTER of Transportation Kamel Al-Wazir revealed on Sunday his ...

Big tech silencing Palestine

Amira Saber

“Google has signed a contract with the Russian army offering it advanced technologies amid the war on Ukraine: ...

Diplomacy rather than escalation in Ukraine

Al-Ahram Weekly Editorial

For the US-European alliance seeking to defeat Russia, those setbacks were hailed as major victories, particularly as ...

Loss and damage: The case of Pakistan

Mahmoud Mohieldin

In a year of the extraordinary droughts, floods, fires and other disasters that climate change has visited on different ...

Two scenes

Abdel-Moneim Said

It was James Rosenau who came up with the law of motion for states and societies in the post-Cold War era. He said they ...

Point-blank: European right

Mohamed Salmawy

Some European countries are suffering from the consequences of the sanctions just as much as, if not more than their ...

Investment in the balance

A few months ago, when Arab sovereign funds started purchasing shares of successful Egyptian companies through the ...

A royal call for coexistence

Hussein Haridy

I have kept it for more than 25 years and consider it to be an important guidebook, a royal one at that, to chart ...

Britain’s hard times

Hany Ghoraba

Britain’s shambolic post-Brexit period continues to dominate the political and economic scene in the country. And ...

Africa deserves climate justice

Mahmoud Bassiouni

Although Africa has had little responsibility for climate change and has generated only a small portion of the global ...

Support on climate change

T he world is suffering from economic instability as it approaches a financial tsunami similar to the 2008 economic ...

Ethiopia’s deceptions on the Nile

Nader Noureddin

Ethiopia is forever trying to drive a wedge between the Nile Basin nations. Its first major attempt towards this end ...

Achieving goals on human rights

Walaa Gad El Karim

National human rights institutions (NHRIs) have a key role to play in addressing complaints and grievances about possible ...

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Dialogue expectations

Al-Ahram Weekly Editorial

Legacy of Britain’s Elizabethan age

Hany Ghoraba

One of Britain’s most important historical chapters came to an end this week with the passing of Queen Elizabeth ...

Point-blank: Neutrality of the crown

Mohamed Salmawy

I had the opportunity to speak with Prince Charles during his visit to Cairo in 1995, about a lecture he had given at ...

Culture

Percussive passion: Renowned Egyptian tabla player Said El-Artist performs in Alexandria

Said El-Artist accompanied by a large number of percussion players and soloists gave a concert at Alexandria Opera House on Friday 9 September

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Percussive passion: Renowned Egyptian tabla player Said El-Artist performs in Alexandria

A matter of time

What is the most precious thing anyone has? You guessed it. It is time. Time is so fundamental that no one can imagine ...

Let there be humour

Why are we able to survive a life filled with suffering and pain? There is so much weeping in this dehumanised world, ...

About Arab women

This year’s set of Arab History Days, the eighth, taking place at the Arab World Institute in Paris over the long ...

What was the ‘Eastern Question’?

Anyone who studied European history at school may still remember some of the “questions” making up 19th-century ...