Ahmed Fouad

Pope Francis embraces Ahmed al-Tayeb, grand imam of Egypt's Al-Azhar Institution, Cairo, Egypt, April 28, 2017. (photo by REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany)

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Pope Francis' Egypt visit could spark Sunni-Shiite dialogue

Tuesday, May. 16, 2017 | Ahmed Fouad, Contributor

Following Pope Francis’ visit to Egypt and his meetings with Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb and Pope Tawadros II, calls for Sunni-Shiite dialogue have been revived.

Is an 'Arab NATO' in the works?

Wednesday, Mar. 8, 2017 | Ahmed Fouad, Contributor

Reports claim that the US administration is currently discussing the formation of a joint Arab force with Arab countries, an idea Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi had suggested before.

Why are sections disappearing from Egypt's textbooks?

Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 | Ahmed Fouad, Contributor

Lawyers used textbooks in a case against the Egyptian government; now the books have changed.

How Trump's economic policies could hurt Egypt

Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 | Ahmed Fouad, Contributor

In a time of global economic uncertainty, Egypt is worried about how US President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement will affect the Suez Canal.

Will Rafsanjani’s death draw Iran, Egypt farther apart?

Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017 | Ahmed Fouad, Contributor

As Egypt paid its condolences to the death of former Iranian President Ayatollah Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, many observers do not expect Rafsanjani's death to affect the rapprochement attempts between both countries.

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Ahmed Fouad is an Egyptian journalist working as newsroom assistant manager for Al-Shorouk. He specializes in coverage of Islamists and analysis of the political situation in Egypt, especially after June 30, 2013.

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