In this speech to the UK House of Lords on Tuesday 9 May, Lord Hain urged the British government to back the establishment of an international anti-corruption court to prosecute crooked leaders of countries that do not enforce their own anti-corruption laws.
The recent decision by the Egyptian Tax Authority to apply income taxes on social media influencers is creating a hot debate. A huge number of Egyptians, of all ages and backgrounds, are earning living by creating media content on YouTube and Facebook platforms in particular. There is no solid statistics on how much money they make. But, to put things into perspective, it is important to notice that almost all famous media personalities who worked on traditional television stations for years, have been moving their work to YouTube.
It would be a delusion to assume that the dispute between Egypt and Ethiopia, over the building and filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), has not, yet, escalated into a state of war. Egypt and Ethiopia have already been engaged in war-level conflicts, since Ethiopia announced its intention to build the dam on the upstream of the Blue Nile, in 2009. Although, it is not a traditional war, in the form of deploying tanks and fighter jets against each other; it may get to the point soon. Should a military conflict between Egypt and Ethiopia erupts, it will not only affect the security of Africa but also the security of the Middle East and the stability of Europe.
It is not a coincidence that the Egyptian President has chosen the Cathedral to deliver an assuring message to the Egyptian people about state efforts to overcome the economic crisis.
Religion is the most important and the most ignored factor hindering the Egyptian state’s quest to control the overpopulation crisis.
Exploring the changing trends of terrorist activities in Sinai and its impact on Egypt’s national security
Brief analysis on the impact of the economic crisis in Egypt on the approval ratings of the Egyptian president El-Sisi.
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