By Khaled Diab Outside America, Donald Trump has provoked near universal outrage and dismay. However, Europeans and Middle Easterners must not forget the racism closer to home. 5 November 2020 Millions of non-Americans around the world have been following the…
By Khaled Diab Decades of unprecedented population growth have played a significant role in Arab regime repression, the two main waves of revolutions that swept the region, and the fierce counterrevolutions that followed. Friday 24 January 2020 Over the past…
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…
Conflict between Nile basin countries has been averted. But unless effective action is taken, a water war remains a distinct future possibility.
The other tragedies make it is easy to forget Gaza. But with a humanitarian crisis and rising tensions, it’s time to end the Israeli-Egyptian blockade.
The new constitution says Egypt is a “gift” that will “write a new history for humanity”. Should neighbours welcome or fear greater Egyptian influence?
The spread of print media in the 19th century played a profound role in shaping modern Egyptian nationalism and its quest for full independence.
If Mubarak’s security apparatus tightens its grip on power, Egypt will turn into a North Korean-style dictatorship.
Amid the sweltering heat and omnipresent dust, Andrew Eatwell discovers Sudan’s hospitable and friendly face – and its rapidly developing capital.
Despite its reputation for war and violence, there is more to Sudan than meets the West’s eye.