The Misfits: Icebergs and Squash

Oct 02, 2020

To Hell With Complaining

Apr 06, 2020

We all know the type and have been them, at times: the chronically dissatisfied. Short-changed by life at every turn, or so they believe, they adopt a scorched-earth mentality. Each time they unbutton their lips, it’s to tear down, belittle, bemoan: the weather, the news, their colleagues, the...

The “Mohamed Salah Effect” Is Real

Jul 08, 2018

The Liverpool FC star has inspired a generation of young Egyptians. Solava Ibrahim explains. “Mo Salah, Mo Salah, running down the wing … Salalalaah, the Egyptian king!” This is how fans of Liverpool FC cheer Mohamed Salah, the record-breaking star forward and winner of the English Premier...

Egyptian Ultras Are Down, But Not Out

Apr 02, 2018

Sisi will have to ensure that economic reform trickles down to the ordinary Egyptian. In late March, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi won a second term virtually unchallenged in what was widely seen as a flawed election. But the run-up to the poll, including a soccer protest, suggests...

Egyptian Diaspora Calls on Congress to Act

Mar 27, 2018

The US Congress should put pressure on Sisi’s sponsors in the Gulf to help improve democracy in Egypt. Egypt is run by a dictator. The socioeconomic situation of the people is at a low. This has triggered rising discontent among Egyptians and has compelled members of the diaspora in the US to...

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