Amr Eltohamy


Children play amid the rubble of damaged buildings at Ain Tarma, eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta, Syria, July 17, 2017. (photo by REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh)

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The limits of Egypt's role in the Syria crisis

Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017 | Amr Eltohamy, Contributor

Egypt's cordial relations with many parties to the Syria conflict has made Cairo an ideal location for recent negotiations, but can Egypt play a larger role in bringing about a resolution?

Will tuition ruling impede American University of Cairo?

Monday, Apr. 3, 2017 | Amr Eltohamy, Contributor

The American University of Cairo will abide by a court ruling to cancel its decision to collect half of tuition fees in US dollars, but this compliance may jeopardize the university's educational quality in light of the decrease in funding.

Will Egypt offer asylum to Gulen?

Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016 | Amr Eltohamy, Contributor

If the United States ever agrees to extradite Fethullah Gulen to Turkey, he has avid supporters who would welcome him in Egypt.

Can Sisi's new investment council save Egypt's economy?

Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016 | Amr Eltohamy, Contributor

While some have praised Cairo's decision to form a Supreme Council for Investment to be overseen by the president himself, others say that Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's personal involvement only demonstrates institutional incompetence.

Will Egypt impose taxes on Facebook ads?

Sunday, Jul. 17, 2016 | Amr Eltohamy, Contributor

Egypt's parliament is considering a bill to levy taxes on social media ads, with some questioning if such a measure could even be applied.

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Amr Eltohamy is an Egyptian journalist who writes for Al-Masry Al-Youm.

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