Sunday, July 3,  2022
Yasser Abou-Ouf

Yasser Abou-Ouf is a freelance writer who was educated in Egypt and the US , worked in many countries in the Middle East, and currently lives with his wife in Canada. Abou-Ouf was trained as a Mechanical Engineer at the American University in Cairo (AUC) and worked for several years in manufacturing, managing production line projects and operations, at the Procter & Gamble company in Egypt. Following an MBA at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, he switched to the banking industry where, at the International Finance Corporation, he helped lead loan and equity investment projects in several Arab countries and in Pakistan. He is currently a Director in Trading Risk Management at CIBC Bank in Canada.


The Secular Essence of IslamThe notion of an “Islamic Society” is essentially meaningless because Islam knows no church


There’s No Grey in Our Flag

 “In the land of all black and all white, shouting grey is blasphemy;” and there are 80 million shades of grey in Egypt. Continue Reading

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Editorial – The Nile

It’s simple really, if we don’t save the Nile, everything else we are debating, discussing, arguing about will be irrelevant. Continue Reading

An open letter to Dr. Mohamed ElBaradei

I have the greatest respect and admiration for you. We can never forget that it was your courage and foresight that called for change and a transition...  Continue Reading

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Mish Fahem?

Mish Fahem?

Mish Fahems are stand-alone cartoons interspersed throughout the paper that humorously raise a specific question or point out an apparent contradiction,...  Continue Reading

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