With greater freedom has come greater unhappiness in Tunisia. Behind this apparent paradox is economic hardship and nostalgia for a past that never was.
By Khaled Diab While the Egyptian regime battles for its survival, Egypt itself may not survive as a viable state, as it faces a ‘plague’ of potentially crippling environmental, economic and social challenges. Monday 12 February 2018 For those of…
By Khaled Diab Islam needs a reformation for Muslim societies to develop and prosper, is one of those rare convictions shared by both Islamophiles and Islamophobes. Tunisia has done just that: radically reformed its brand of Islam and established a…
Hopes are devaluation will resolve Egypt’s dollar crisis, but the situation could spin out of control without a global currency for international trade
With the United States and Europe on the verge of bankruptcy, the time has come to consider a radical solution – a single global currency.
Economic growth in Egypt has mainly benefited the well-off, with many of the poor falling off the tightrope of the poverty line.
The Egyptian government looks to overhaul its bread subsidy system, but experts warn of a possible popular backlash.