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In repeated public health-related visits to Cuba I got a first-hand sense of the problems besieging Cuban society: the need for foreign money, the oppressive nature of the regime, and the dissatisfaction of the country’s youth
‘We don’t seek conflict with Iran, but ready to defend US forces and interests,’ says Pentagon
Egypt remains strategic partner to US, says official
Despite the fact that soccer is by far the most popular sport globally, many Americans believe that world football is unfair. American cultural values have deep love for the concept of justice. The “American Dream” is a story about justice. Those who are honest, hard-working, get what they deserve. Americans are more interested in other …
The value of Egyptian exports to the United States reached EGP 10.6bn in 2016 and represent 4.7% of Egypt’s exports to the world, compared to EGP 9.4bn in 2015—an increase of 12.3%. The Central Agency for Public Mobilization & Statistics (CAPMAS) published on Sunday in its “Economic Relations between Egypt and the United States of …
The president’s first meetings will include the Egyptian community in the US
US president Donald J. Trump’s vow to defeat what he terms radical Islamic terrorism forces the United States to maneuver the Middle East and North Africa’s murky world of ever shifting alliances and labyrinth of power struggles within power struggles. The pitfalls are complex and multiple. They range from differences within the 68-member anti-Islamic State …
Agreement includes establishment of entrepreneurship support centre at one of the technological parks
Trump’s administration will have its cons that may affect Egypt, though it is better than Obama’s administration, says Saeed
China’s largest chip maker has announced it has secured state backing for a new semiconductor factory in the city of Nanjing, which is intended to reduce China’s dependence on foreign chip technology.
The United States and Russia have had diplomatic relations for 25 years. Though they are rather frosty at the moment, President-elect Donald Trump wants to thaw them.
If we have learned anything from this last presidential election, it is that poverty continues to be a concept ignored by president-elect Donald Trump and by United States politicians. Although both avoid using the word like a naked man avoids a poisonous snake, poverty is integral to the current reality of the US socio-political landscape. …
The new president of America is expected to promote trade agreements between Egypt and US, says economics professor
I am currently travelling around the United States (US) after spending a very enlightening few days in Washington DC where I was privileged to address delegates attending the 25th Annual Arab-US Policymakers Conference for the second year running. This year, the event was titled “The next US presidency and US-Arab relations, probabilities, possibilities, potential …
During the last presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, Trump said: “we have some bad hombres here”. This was said in clear reference to the Latinos coming to the United States (US). As CNN commentator Van Jones explained: “The only time this man has used Spanish in the entire election was used to stereotype …
Bellicose and unconventional, Philippine President Duterte has been waging a ruthless drug war and defiantly turning away from old alliances.
The United States’ abstention on a resolution to end its economic embargo on Cuba—a first after opposing it for 24 years—is an implicit acknowledgement of the wrongfulness of such a measure. It has brought considerable and unnecessary suffering to the Cuban people and hasn’t brought any positive results to the US. Cuba’s foreign minister Bruno Rodriguez said …
NATO has appointed former BND deputy Arndt Freytag von Loringhoven to be the alliance’s first intelligence chief.
In Libreville, Gabon, residents ventured out on the streets and surveyed damage after two days of riots sparked by a disputed presidential poll. There was little to choose between the main candidates, writes Dirke Köpp.
UN envoy Staffan de Mistura symbolically ended a meeting on Syria after saying no aid convoys reached besieged cities. He said the time had come for Russia and the United States to both push for an Aleppo ceasefire.
Water ministers of the three countries are visiting the US to gain knowledge about the Colorado River
War has raged in Yemen for over 500 days. The international community seems to be indifferent to the suffering there. This is detrimental to the credibility of the United States and Europe, DW’s Matthias von Hein writes.
Natural disasters and armed conflicts are a source of destabilization worldwide. In multi-ethnic countries, the two could be linked. Climate calamities could turn smoldering social tensions into conflict.
The foreign minister is expected to participate in several meetings to discuss unrest caused by IS in Arab countries
Donald Trump is still the unofficial Republican presidential nominee. It’s not official until the party’s convention in Cleveland. Ines Pohl looks at the chances he’s stopped by the GOP establishment.
More and more people in Russia are being given jail sentences for controversial posts on the internet. Simply questioning the annexation of Crimea is enough to lead to charges. Now, laws have been tightened once again.
Shares in Japanese gaming giant Nintendo have extended their week-long rally as investors ride the coattails of the Pokémon Go craze sweeping across the globe, with an estimated 65 million user already playing the game.
A newly leaked TTIP draft plays into fears that the the free trade deal will force Europe to lower its regulatory standards – sparking renewed worry for climate protection and development of renewable energy.
At the most extreme, some have called police killings of black people and retaliatory shootings of officers a new US civil war. In Dallas, Ines Pohl reports, mourners have tried to find meaning in a wave of violence.
Egyptian parliament demands compensation for Iraq after Chilcot report says Iraq war was based on ‘flawed intelligence’