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Hany Ghoraba is an Egyptian writer, political and counter-terrorism analyst at Al Ahram Weekly, author of Egypt's Arab Spring: The Long and Winding Road to Democracy and a regular contributor to the BBC.

ARTICLES BY: Hany Ghoraba

December 30, 2020 6:06 am

European Union Seeks Stricter Measures Against Islamism

European officials want to create the authority to monitor online content, and force providers to remove radical Islamist content from the Internet. The proposal is...

December 10, 2020 6:39 am

Turkey’s Latest Threat to Europe

Attacks on French-Armenian citizens by a far-right Turkish group in Lyon in late October was the last straw for French authorities in face of a...

November 23, 2020 6:46 am

Macron and El-Sisi Face Uphill Battles for Religious Reform

At first glance, comparing respective religious reform efforts in Egypt and France seems far-fetched, but Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and French President Emanuel Macron...

November 1, 2020 4:42 am

Islamists Rage at Macron’s Integration Strategy

France is under attack because of cartoons. Three people were killed at a church in Nice on Thursday -- with one woman reportedly beheaded -- by...

October 19, 2020 6:57 am

Iran Threatens Gulf Countries Making Peace With Israel

Iran is escalating threats toward the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain, after the United States helped broker peace deals between Israel and the two...

August 24, 2020 4:44 am

Anti-Peace Alliance Rallies Against Emirati-Israeli Accord

In a historic agreement, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Israel have announced that they will normalize relations. As a result, Israel and the UAE are...

August 10, 2020 4:26 am

Erdogan’s Neo-Ottoman Aspirations Inspire Islamists and Endanger World Peace

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's once hidden agenda of reviving a modern version of the Ottoman Empire is not so secret in light of recent...

July 22, 2020 4:36 am

More Arab Countries Attack the Muslim Brotherhood

For 92 years, the global Muslim Brotherhood (MB) movement has managed to create franchises around the world. Despite a rise in power in several countries...

June 25, 2020 4:40 am

Saudi Cleric Attacked for Denouncing Antisemitism

Saudi cleric Mohammed Al-Issa visited Auschwitz earlier this year, and last week, he addressed the American Jewish Committee's online global forum. He expressed a desire...

May 7, 2020 5:09 am

Hezbollah and Iran Rage Against Germany’s Ban

Iran is not reacting well to last week's decision by the German government to label Hezbollah, Iran's terrorist proxy, as a terror group. The move...

March 17, 2020 8:35 am

Islamists Call Coronavirus a Zionist-American Conspiracy

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic sweeps across the world, some Islamists are pushing a theory that God is punishing infidels for disobeying his commands. They...

February 25, 2020 9:12 am

Al Jazeera Anchor’s Call for Assassinating Arab Leaders Goes Unpunished

Qatari news network Al Jazeera portrays itself as podium for free speech in the Middle East. But since its 1997 founding, it has gained notoriety...

September 19, 2019 7:23 am

Reconciliation Offer Exposes a Muslim Brotherhood Generational Divide

Muslim Brotherhood members imprisoned in Egypt offered last month to renounce the group and pay damages in exchange for their freedom. But it doesn't appear...

August 22, 2019 6:11 am

Despite Low Support, Tunisian Islamists Aim for Power After President’s Death

Tunisian Islamists are hoping to return to power in upcoming elections triggered by last month's death of President Beji Caid Essebsi. And for the first...


Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...


Netanyahu Will Seek to Avoid a Confrontation With Biden on Iran Nuclear Iss...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will seek to avoid a confrontation with the new Biden administration on the Iran nuclear...

Middle East

Lebanese Herders, Israeli Military Row Over Cows Grazing Near Border

The Israeli military said on Tuesday cows which crossed from Lebanon would be returned, after cattle herders from a Lebanese border village accused Israeli soldiers of taking the animals which...

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