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Amr Salahi

Amr Salahi

Amr Salahi is a New Arab journalist focused on Syrian, Egyptian and Libyan affairs.

Film Review: Libya's revolutions told through familial eyes, the protagonist quickly learns of his exiled father's role as a freedom fighter or 'stray dog' in deposing Gaddafi, and opens up a labyrinth of revolutionary pasts, and futures.

07 July, 2021

A Syrian refugee in Denmark has entered the eighth day of a hunger strike to protest a new government policy allowing it to place Syrians in prison-like "deportation camps" to pressure them to return to Syria.

25 May, 2021

Ethiopia’s Foreign Minister has spoken out against a 1959 treaty between Egypt and Sudan dividing Nile water, accusing the two downstream countries of ‘monopolizing’ the Nile as negotiations stall.

17 April, 2021

In-depth: A decade after Syria's revolution began, activists say that despite the great sadness they feel for their country, they have no regrets about standing up for freedom and dignity.

15 March, 2021

The daughter-in-law of former Libyan dictator Muammar Al-Qaddafi has escaped arrest in Syria after running over and injuring policemen and bystanders while drunk in Damascus.

26 January, 2021

In-depth: Ten years after the Arab Spring broke out, the hopes of protesters for democracy and social justice have failed to materialize, but activists have learnt lessons since then.

16 December, 2020

In-depth: Videos by rival fans mocking black Zamalek footballer Mahmoud Abdelrazek, commonly known as Shikabala, have highlighted the problem of racism in Egypt.

09 December, 2020

Syrian Americans have been affected by Trump's discriminatory policies and his 'Muslim ban' but many of them fear that a Biden presidency will embolden Iran in its support for Assad.

28 October, 2020

Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan are negotiating over the Grand Renaissance Dam again, but talks are shrouded by opacity and fears of drought and famine remain.

20 August, 2020

Two advisors to the Iraqi government have been mocked after appearing on a television show to claim that a coronavirus vaccine will be freely available in the country in September.

19 July, 2020