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UEFA decision on Gibraltar opens prospects for Kurds

By James M. Dorsey A decision by European football body UEFA granting Gibraltar the right of membership potentially opens the door to Kurdistan to seek association with the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) in a move that would acknowledge demands for increased autonomy and the possible shifting of national borders in the Middle East as a …

Daily News Egypt



Concept inspired by Luiz Sanchez Sherif Adel is a Cairo based cartoonist and dentist. Running his online comics blog and working on his first graphic novel.

Daily News Egypt

Op-ed review: Civilization and Brazil

One columnist refers to Sayyid Qutb’s writings to highlight how civilization will be destroyed and another comments on Brazil’s path to economic reform. Dr Murad Wahba Either civilisation or the Muslim Brotherhood Al Masry Al Youm Dr Murad Wahba addressed the writings of Sayyid Qutb, who was an Islamic theorist for the Muslim Brotherhood. Dr …

Thoraia Abou Bakr

Under pressure

Working at a newspaper is tough stuff. I’ve likened it somewhat to the songs on Nirvana’s Nevermind album. The day starts off quietly and melodiously as I saunter into the office, everything strumming along nicely at first, lulling you into a false sense of security: “Today should be an easy day,” I think to myself. …

Daily News Egypt

How Brazil broke loose

By Mark J. Roe and João Paulo Vasconcellos CAMBRIDGE: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s visit last week to Washington, DC, offers an occasion to consider how some once-poor countries have broken out of poverty, as Brazil has. Development institutions like the World Bank have advocated improving business law as an important way to do so. Are they …


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