Ayah Aman

Pope Francis attends, with Al-Azhar's Grand Imam Ahmed al-Tayeb (unseen), the Al-Azhar International peace conference in Cairo, April 28, 2017.  (photo by REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi)

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Is Pope Francis' Egypt visit new beginning for Vatican-Azhar ties?

Monday, May. 1, 2017 | Ayah Aman, Contributor

With the visit of Pope Francis to Cairo on April 28-29, ties between the Vatican and Al-Azhar have been strengthened, putting interfaith dialogue high on the agenda of the Christian and Muslim representatives.

Glory days for Cairo's hammams have returned

Tuesday, Apr. 25, 2017 | Ayah Aman, Contributor

High beauty care prices have driven Egyptian women to traditional bathhouses not only for personal hygiene but also for rest and relaxation at an affordable price.

After seven-year absence, Will Egypt return to Nile Basin Initiative?

Monday, Apr. 24, 2017 | Ayah Aman, Contributor

Egypt is seeking to return to the Nile Basin Initiative to secure its water interests, but it seems that it is facing obstacles.

Despite talk of good relations, security concerns darken Egypt-Sudan ties

Friday, Mar. 31, 2017 | Ayah Aman, Contributor

Though both sides seem to be trying to downplay the conflicts, Egypt-Sudan relations remain far from friendly as Sudan accuses the Egyptian regime of supporting Sudanese rebels and Egypt accuses Sudan of hosting terror training camps.

Is Egypt's new bankruptcy bill enough to lure back investors?

Tuesday, Mar. 14, 2017 | Ayah Aman, Contributor

The Egyptian government submitted to the parliament a new legislation to regulate cases of bankruptcy to ensure a safe exit for struggling investors in a bid to improve the business environment amid a lingering economic crisis.

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Ayah Aman is an Egyptian journalist for Al-Shorouk specializing in Africa and the Nile Basin, Turkey and Iran and Egyptian social issues. On Twitter: @ayahaman

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