Rami Galal

Men stand in line to sell their garbage at a center that offers residents money in exchange for their recyclable materials in an attempt to keep the city streets clean, Cairo, Egypt, March 11, 2017.  (photo by REUTERS/Foaad Shokry)

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Cairo's rich asked to sort waste at home

Thursday, Mar. 16, 2017 | Rami Galal, Contributor

The Egyptian state is trying out a new initiative in Cairo’s well-off neighborhood of Heliopolis, whereby kiosks would buy presorted trash from citizens and then sell it to recycling factories.

Egyptian court contradicts church over Jerusalem pilgrimage ban

Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 | Rami Galal, Contributor

An Egyptian court issued a ruling whereby Christian employees are allowed a one-month paid vacation to make pilgrimage to Jerusalem, which some see as normalizing relations with Israel.

Egypt grand imam's call for peace in Myanmar sparks backlash at home

Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017 | Rami Galal, Contributor

The speech of Al-Azhar's grand imam, Ahmed al-Tayeb, at a peace conference in Cairo raised the usual controversy with some Salafists, who thought his address was not in line with Islamic teachings.

Is regulating fatwas solution to extremism in Egypt?

Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017 | Rami Galal, Contributor

A parliamentary committee is currently reviewing a draft law that limits the issuance of fatwas to Al-Azhar and Dar Al-Ifta scholars and sheikhs, as a way to fight the spread of extremist thought.

How much leverage do Salafists have in Egypt's parliament?

Thursday, Sep. 29, 2016 | Rami Galal, Contributor

Rumors emerge about the Nour Party’s intentions now that it is being criticized for failing to represent its Salafi constituency.

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Rami Galal is a contributor for Al-Monitor’s Egypt Pulse and works as an investigative reporter for the Rosa el-Youssef website. On Twitter: @ramiglal

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