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Sahar Khamis


Dr Sahar Khamis is Associate Professor of Communication and an Affiliate Professor of Women's Studies at the University of Maryland. She specialises in Arab and Muslim media, and is a public speaker and radio host.

Despite some major divergences and unresolved dilemmas between Egypt and the United States, it is premature to predict any significant shifts in the carefully-calculated pragmatic relationship between the two, writes Sahar Khamis.

15 December, 2021

In-depth: Arab women played a pivotal role as activists, organisers and leaders during the 2011 uprisings, but a decade later the promise of greater gender equality remains unfulfilled.

08 March, 2021

Comment: Completely stifling political and media freedoms in Egypt will precipitate Sisi's downfall, writes Sahar Khamis.

09 October, 2019

Comment: Since well before the Arab Spring, women in the Middle East and North Africa have been fighting for their political, social and legal rights, writes Sahar Khamis.

08 March, 2019