Ahmed Aleem


An Egyptian woman takes a picture of children at the end of prayers on the first day of the Eid al-Fitr holiday that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Cairo, Egypt, June 25, 2017. (photo by SAMER ABDULLAH/AFP/Getty Images)

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Two is enough: A fix for Egypt’s overpopulation

Monday, Aug. 7, 2017 | Ahmed Aleem, Contributor

Egypt’s Ministry of Social Solidarity, in coordination with the Ministry of Health, announced the launch of a population control program targeting 1.3 million Egyptian women.

Egypt selling off state-owned companies for first time in 12 years

Wednesday, Jul. 19, 2017 | Ahmed Aleem, Contributor

The Egyptian government has announced the start of its initial public offering of some state-run companies during the next two months, a step allegedly aimed at bolstering the country’s stock exchange.

Egypt harnesses star power to fight drugs

Wednesday, May. 24, 2017 | Ahmed Aleem, Contributor

Egypt’s Ministry of Social Solidarity is creating ads featuring young soccer stars and actors to teach young people about the dangers of drug abuse.

Why are Sylvester Stallone, Salma Hayek, Will Smith visiting Egypt?

Sunday, Apr. 16, 2017 | Ahmed Aleem, Contributor

Egypt’s Tourism Ministry is investing in a “tourism of stars” to try to revive the tourism sector by bringing A-list celebrities to the country.

Will bulked-up wheat reserves keep the peace in Egypt?

Thursday, Mar. 30, 2017 | Ahmed Aleem, Contributor

After protests over a decrease in bread subsidy allocations, Egypt is reinforcing its wheat reserves.

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Ahmed Aleem is an Egyptian writer and researcher who writes for Egypt's Al-Shorouk newspaper and the Lebanese As-Safir. He has published his research with several Arab and Egyptian centers in addition to writing three scholarly books and two novels.

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