Talking economics, politics, development and the future of Egypt with Magdy Sobhi

Magdy Sobhi, 52, is the Deputy Director and economist at the al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies, speciailizing in the Egyptian economy and the oil and gas sector in

Egypt condemns Israeli settlement construction in East Jerusalem

Egypt's foreign minister warned that construction of settlements may jeopardize peace-making efforts

Headlines from the region

Morocco’s anti-drug action The global strategy to combat drugs, adopted by the Moroccan government has “significantly” reduced cannabis production in recent years in Morocco, said Monday the U.S. State Department.

Israeli Court to hear testimonies in unlawful killing of activist Rachel Corrie

The Haifa District Court will begin hearing eyewitness testimonies in a civil lawsuit filed by Rachel Corrie’s family against the State of Israel for her unlawful killing in Rafah, Gaza.

Hammad: The PA will not allow a third Intifada

In a symposium held in Cairo on Monday, Hammad reassured Israel that the protests in the occupied Palestinian lands against the segregation wall would never escalate into a third Intifada.

IOF soldiers bulldoze land in central Gaza, confiscating land in Ramallah

Israeli occupation forces (IOF) on Tuesday advanced into the Gaza strip continuing their rounds of tyranny an oppression.

Badawil: US attempts peace talks aimed to abort reconciliation

Senior Hamas official Salah Al-Bardawil said Tuesday that the US efforts to launch indirect Palestinian-Israeli peace talks are frivolous attempts aimed to undermine the national reconciliation.

Egypt joins international gas cartel

Egypt is joining the international gas cartel, a local newspaper reported Sunday

Muslim women wage jihad against violence

International Women’s Day on 8 March provides an opportunity to raise awareness of the work women are doing to combat gender inequality. Violence and inequality affect women around the world,