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Unlike most Europeans, Belgians are shy to ask for better services, not only in public institutions, but even in the private sector. If a Belgian has trouble getting service, or buying a product, he or she won’t make a fuss. They’re polite. The service provider will apologise and everyone will go off on their way. …
The marketing campaigns launched by the Ministry of Tourism in collaboration with Google include the Arab countries, which represent 20% of the incoming tourism traffic, and the nations of Europe, which represent 72%.
With the swearing in of the new government, Daily News Egypt reintroduces the cabinet’s returning economic team and profiles the newly appointed ministers, discussing the main agenda and challenges they will have to tackle.
By Mohammed Nosseir Democracy and modernisation are not western products that the west is trying to export to certain countries that have a shortage. They are universal values that, for many reasons, the west was able to espouse and implement before other countries. Among these reasons was a particular mix of culture, law and leadership that …
Agenda includes implementation of roadmap, priorities of Egyptian foreign policy
Drops in Egypt’s credit rating following the 25 January Revolution negatively impacted the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation
A medical source said the bodies of four people were brought to hospital in the town. Three of the dead were “soldiers” but it was not clear from which force.
By Johannes Amin Makar “For a century and a half the Arab world has been following a negative policy. It has known what it wanted to do away with, but it has not known what it wanted to build. […] Democracy was only a veil for dictatorship. Constitutions framed in the interest of the people of …
By Rasheed Hammouda and Mohamed Ibrahim This article is the second of a three part series. The aim of this series is to dispel the increasingly widespread belief held by both supporters and detractors of Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi that the circumstances he faces and the actions he takes are similar to those of his predecessors, …
The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar shared his thoughts on revolutions in the Middle East, west and east relations, student violence and the tribal crisis in Aswan
New arrivals this month dive into love in post-conflict Iraq and the life of the famed author Taha Hussein
By Marwan Muasher When the Arab awakening began in 2011, its primary goal should have been to advance pluralism and democracy – causes that were neglected in the Arab world’s first, anti-colonial awakening in the 20th century. But, after three years of struggle, the process has only just begun. Will the second Arab awakening finally …
Group inspired by Al-Qaeda
Egypt’s permanent representative to UN demands permanent seat in Security Council for Africa
The head of the Syrian National Coalition, Ahmed Jarba, repeated calls on the international community to supply rebels with “sophisticated weapons”.
The dispute which broke out in the runup to the summit pits Qatar against Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates.
The following is the first of a two part article by the Arab Reform Initiative, an independent research network, concerning the 2014 constitution’s treatment of human rights and the separation of powers in the government. The first part, below, addresses the constitution’s articles concerning the military and security apparatus. The second part, dealing with the …
The African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) has reported a series of attacks on villages in the region this month, but the Khor Abeche camp in South Darfur, assaulted on Saturday, was an unusual target.
The pan-Arab bloc was created in Cairo on 22 March 1945.
Sunday’s violence mostly targeting security forces in Sunni-majority areas killed six people, security and medical officials said.
Although some Arabs are fantasising about it, a major alliance with Russia is unwise both morally and practically
Arab League notifies all member states of Egypt’s decision to designate MB “terrorist organisation”
Egypt’s foreign ministry addresses Arab League countries to implement the Arab Convention on Suppression of Terrorism
ARC.HIVE aims to promote discourse on performance from the region
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has expanded its mandate in the past few years to invest in Jordan, Tunisia, Morocco and Egypt after uprisings
The Saudi government rejected the seat one day after it was elected into the UN body
Arabic cuisines play a role in depicting and representing its culture and history.
An exhibition in London portrays the feel and art of modern Middle East
Ministry meets with diplomats from Arab, Asian countries as well as Security Council members to advocate the state’s account of the latest violence
Vacation planners serving Gulf tourists can enjoy incentives including discounts on EgyptAir flights as well as at some facilities, with the aim of luring larger numbers of Arab tourists to the country.