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Dr. Fahmy Howeidy
Dr. Fahmy Howeidy

Dr. Fahmy Howeidy has worked in journalism since 1958 for Egypt's Al-Ahram Foundation. He is currently the Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the Al-Ahram newspaper. Previously, Howeidy served as the Managing Editor of Kuwait's Al-Arabi magazine and of Arabia magazine, which is published in London, UK in English. He is now fully dedicated to contributing to Al-Ahram and has a column each Tuesday published in six Arab countries in Asharq Al-Awsat, Al-Majalla, and Al-Wafd Newspaper. Howeidy has had seventeen books published, including: The Quran and the Sultan, Awareness Forgery, In Order Not to be A Sedition, Islam in China, Iran from the Inside, Taliban, Establishing Due Rights, and The Crisis of Religious Awareness. Howeidy is a specialist in Arab and Islamic affairs.

Egypt and Palestine: Who is defending who?

Egypt's stance on what is currently happening in Gaza has reopened many wounds. It has raised the issue of Egypt's relation with the Palestinian cause, along with all its confused aspects and...

Legend of U.S. bias to Muslim Brotherhood dispelled

The White House's announcement reflects an opinion that differs from what Egyptian media outlets have expressed over the past 10 months...

In Egypt, ecstatic cheers drown out voices of wisdom

The problem of politics in Egypt is that it’s no good at listening to people...

Egyptians shouldn’t rely on the army to forge change

The guarantors for the Egyptian state’s survival are its governing institutions and the army...

Asking the right questions on Sinai security

We still don’t know who arms and funds the militant groups operating in Sinai, nor do we know their motives...

On the corruption of Egypt’s media

If readers of Egyptian dailies pay close attention to the sources of the published news, they would notice that the most important reports are either attributed to the security institution or to...

Sinai’s liberation put on hold

I don’t see a better way to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the Nakba, which was marked on May 15, 1948, than by calling for the liberation of Egypt’s Sinai. This statement requires...

Egypt: A civil leadership for the interior ministry?

There is no hope of establishing a democratic system in Egypt unless the security sector is reformed. And there is no hope of security reform if it is left up for security officials. This is the...