Sunday, February 5,  2023
Zaid Al-Ali

Zaid Al-Ali has Law Degrees from King’s College London, the University of Paris (Sorbonne) and Harvard Law School. He has practiced international commercial arbitration for more than 10 years. In 2005, he was an international adviser working on the Iraqi Constitution. From 2006 to 2010, he was advising on constitutional, parliamentary and judicial reform in Iraq. He posts on Twitter as @Zalali.


The new Egyptian constitution: an initial assessment of its merits and flawsHow flawed is Egypt’s new Constitution? Does it solve the country’s more important problems? Does it live up to the aspirations that were expressed through the Egyptian revolution?


What Egypt Should Learn From IraqEgypt and Iraq have many of the same basic needs.  The Iraqi experience has failed and Egypt should take stock and learn from that to avoid repeating the same fatal mistakes


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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