Samir Sobhi's Articles

The first edition of Al-Ahram Weekly hit the newsstands 30 years ago, establishing a tradition of English-language journalism in Egypt that is as relevant as ever today

All the African countries through which the Nile runs have the right to their share of its water, meaning there should be greater integration between Nile Basin countries, writes Samir Sobhi

Photographs are an important component of any newspaper, but are they always all that they seem, asks Samir Sobhi

Samir Sobhi looks back 29 years of the Al-Ahram Weekly

It has been said that the best way to predict the future is to invent it –– something which is now being done in Egypt

The solutions to the problems of the press today may lie in the hands of journalists themselves

This week marks the 68th anniversary of the Cairo fire on 26 January 1952, leading to the ousting of the Egyptian monarchy just six months later

What are the prospects for the Ministry of Education’s reforms to Egypt’s educational system?

What do we really know about the Israeli press, asks Samir Sobhi

What will the cafés of the New Administrative Capital be like and who will their customers be, asks Samir Sobhi

What needs to happen in order to secure the future of the Egyptian media, asks Samir Sobhi

Samir Sobhi imagines a letter from Egypt’s early 19th-century ruler Mohamed Ali Pasha to President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi today

Where is the true genius of the Egyptian character to be found, asks Samir Sobhi

How can the Egyptian middle class be strengthened as a key component of national development

How can Egypt best profit from its huge resources of renewable energy

Samir Sobhi describes his own relationship to Egypt’s 1919 Revolution

What does science and technology have in store for humanity over the next 50 years

There are seven pillars to Egyptian identity, each bearing witness to a different strand in the country’s history and its record of successive civilisations

Samir Sobhi looks at transformations in the Egyptian press and makes some predictions for its future

The government has announced ambitious plans to modernise Egyptian education with Japanese help

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