Ayah Aman


An employee counts Egyptian pounds in a foreign exchange office in central Cairo, Egypt, Dec. 27, 2016. (photo by REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany)

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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.

Egyptian initiative encourages young women to travel the world — alone

Friday, Mar. 10, 2017 | Ayah Aman, Contributor

Launched in 2015, the "Travel with Shee" initiative organizes monthly workshops in Cairo and Alexandria to encourage young Egyptian women to ignore social, family and religious constraints and go see the world.

Umm Kulthum returns to the Egyptian stage

Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017 | Ayah Aman, Contributor

Egyptians are flocking in droves to puppet shows in Cairo that re-enact concerts by the late legendary Egyptian singer Umm Kulthum, complete with a full band.

Why was pro-government Egyptian TV host taken off air?

Monday, Jan. 23, 2017 | Ayah Aman, Contributor

Another talk show has been banned in Egypt, but this time the offender is staunchly pro-regime, suggesting the Egyptian government's already low tolerance for dissent is reaching extremes.

Why Saudi Arabia and Egypt are competing for influence in Africa

Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017 | Ayah Aman, Contributor

Some observers fear Saudi and Egyptian differences could spread Middle Eastern conflicts to Africa.

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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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