Category: Letters to the Editor

Court in Comoros hands suspended nine-month in jail sentence to four journalists

August 25, 2023

Four journalists including French media RFI correspondent have received nine-month in jail suspended sentences for defamation in an alleged sexual harassment affair within State-run television ... Read More

Air travel in EAC region should be made more affordable for citizens

June 26, 2023

The cost of air travel within the East African Community (EAC) region is still very high, which is also due to high operating costs and ... Read More

Sahara: Arab Journalists Union Reaffirms Backing to Morocco’s Autonomy Plan and Territorial Integrity

June 19, 2023

The Union of Arab Journalists has reaffirmed strong support for Morocco’s autonomy plan offered the Sahara under its sovereignty and reiterated its steadfast backing for ... Read More

UN sounds alarm over human rights situation deterioration in Eritrea

March 8, 2023

United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, Nada Al-Nashif, has described as “dire” the situation of human rights in Eritrea where the UN official ... Read More

Can Diplomatic Efforts Save Syria from the Abyss?

May 28, 2013

While Syria is tumbling deeper into the abyss with the participation of Lebanese Hezbollah in the fierce combats waged by the Syrian army to drive ... Read More

Did the U.S. (almost) change its policy towards Western Sahara?

April 25, 2013

The United States has for years voiced support to the settlement of the Western Sahara in the context of the United Nations and when in ... Read More

The Globalization of Education through Technology: Valid on Whose Terms?

March 31, 2013

Globalization is generally viewed as the inevitable solution to many of the world’s inequality issues, especially where access to education and educational resources are concerned. ... Read More

Catch-22: Europe’s Sovereign Debt Crisis and its Impact on the MENA Economies Revisited

March 17, 2013

The sovereign debt crisis is often being called the mother of all problems, especially those with no-win solutions (or double-win of any sort for that ... Read More

Who are the “Islamists” in the Arab Spring?

February 16, 2013

In the context of the Arab Spring, the use of the term "Islamism" is very common. The new political elites throughout the North Africa, commonly ... Read More

Egypt’s Constitutional Referendum and the Fiscal Troubles Hampering IMF Loan Negotiations

January 12, 2013

Egypt’s Central Bank proclaimed their foreign reserves reaching the “critical” levels after it had sold about 75 million USD in its first private auction to ... Read More