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  • 03
  • Jul
By Ramadan A. Kader Where is Egypt standing in the global war on disposable plastics? The question is legitimate for a country struggling to put its environment and economy…
  • 03
  • Jul
By Ramadan A. Kader A religious singer has recently triggered a viral uproar in the media for using unorthodox lyrics at a mosque ceremony. Sheikh Tareq Abdul Rahman appeared…
  • 03
  • Jul
By Ramadan A. Kader Liverpool marksman Mohamed Salah has captured local and foreign headlines in recent weeks. The circumstances of his first World Cup appearance and the Pharaohs’ miserable…
  • 27
  • Jun
Dr Mohamed Elmasry For as much of my seven-plus decades as I can remember, I have lived by the wisdom my mother imparted whenever she felt I needed it.…
  • 26
  • Jun
By Ramadan A. Kader Last week, Egyptians watched in frustration as their national team slumped to a 3-1 loss to Russia at the World Cup. The rout dashed the…
  • 26
  • Jun
By Ramadan A. Kader A local butcher faces charges of attempted murder after he reported attacked his wife for allegedly cheating on him. Neighbours in the Cairo suburb of…
  • 26
  • Jun
By Ramadan A. Kader When it first hit the cinema screens in 2010, the comedy “Assal Eswed” (Black Honey) received mixed reactions. The film, starring comedian Ahmed Helmy, provides…
  • 22
  • Jun
By Simon Willis Squares are boring and smug. They sit on the paper and believe themselves to be a cut above other two-dimensional figures. Just because they have four…
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  • Jun
Dr Mohamed el-Masry It is too difficult for any scientist to believe that our universe simply happened – it must have had a creator, a designing one. And Albert…
  • 19
  • Jun
 By Ramadan A. Kader A mother is being remanded on suspicion of inciting her junkie son’s death, a local online newspaper has reported. The woman, whose name was not…
  • 19
  • Jun
By Ramadan A. Kader The story may sound personal. Yet, it is symptomatic of a real Egyptian problem that should not be underestimated. For months, I kept calling an…
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  • Jun
By Ramadan A. Kader Just three days before its scheduled release for public showing, “Karma”, the latest film by celebrated filmmaker-cum – lawmaker Khaled Youssef, was banned. The state…
  • 13
  • Jun
Dr Mohamed Elmasry My younger brother Mamdouh passed away in Toronto on Saturday June 2 after a brief but difficult illness. Although he was given three weeks to live…
  • 12
  • Jun
By Ramadan A. Kader These days 51 years ago, his voice dominated the airwaves, announcing the downing of dozens of Israeli jets by the Egyptian army in the 1967…