Amr Mostafa

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Egypt’s outer space ambitions face real world setbacks

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

While Egyptian officials have said that the country’s first space agency would be launched in September 2018, the law to create it has not been introduced in parliament yet, to many Egyptians' chagrin.

Terrorists in Sinai up their game

Monday, Jul. 24, 2017 | Amr Mostafa, Contributor

In a striking development, an Islamic State splinter group in Sinai has targeted an elite Egyptian army battalion, which raises concerns that militants might be adopting a new pattern of qualitative operations.

Egypt strikes two revolutions from history textbooks

Monday, Jul. 3, 2017 | Amr Mostafa, Contributor

Egypt's Ministry of Education is omitting the January 25 and June 30 revolutions from school history textbooks after a question in the official exams stirred controversy.

Egyptian court hands down surprise victory for press freedom

Friday, Jun. 23, 2017 | Amr Mostafa, Contributor

Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court has struck down a restriction on launching newspapers, but a replacement law that parliament is considering is an unknown entity.

Baptismal unity divides Egypt's Copts

Friday, May. 12, 2017 | Amr Mostafa, Contributor

An agreement on baptism between Pope Francis and Pope Tawadros II has angered some Copts.

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Amr Mostafa is an Egyptian journalist who has worked for several newspapers, including Youm7, and focuses on diplomatic and legal issues.

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