Incurable misogynist Donald Trump has Muslim women all wrong. They are not silent and submissive.
The battle between Egyptian revolutionary and counterrevolutionary forces is being played out in caricature.
The romantic myth that Arabs share “one heart and one spirit” led pan-Arabism to talk unity while walking the path of disunity.
Arab civilisation has not collapsed but the thuggish political, economic and religious mafias dominating the region are dying violently.
Bad as things are now, Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, despite his dictatorial tendencies, may unwittingly preside over Egypt’s transition to democracy.
Reactions to apartheid South Africa differed across the Arab world and were coloured both by anti-colonial solidarity and the Arab-Israeli conflict.
On the 40th anniversary of the 1973 war, Egyptians and Israelis still cannot agree on the conflict’s name, date or outcome.
Events in Egypt are not just a conflict between Islamists, secularists and the military. It is a fundamental clash over conflicting ideas of “freedom”.
As Egypt risks another disastrous transition, it is time to create a unique model for Egyptian democracy. No president, no parties, direct democracy.
In telling the story of Egypt’s vanished Jewish community, a new documentary sheds light on a forgotten chapter of history.