Ahmed Aleem

Egyptian soccer star Mohamed Salah appears in an anti-drug ad as part of the "You Are Stronger than Drugs" campaign, posted May 13, 2017. (photo by YOUTUBE/Choose Your Life)

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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.

Egypt hopes Chinese visitors can make up for Russian tourism decline

Monday, Mar. 6, 2017 | Ahmed Aleem, Contributor

Egypt's tourism sector is working to attract the largest possible number of tourists to offset its recent heavy losses, especially in light of the sharp decline in Russian tourism.

Egypt swears in new Cabinet members after tough search

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 | Ahmed Aleem, Contributor

Egypt faced a lot of rejections before it was able to field nine new Cabinet members.

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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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