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Thaer Mansour


Thaer Mansour is a journalist based in Cairo, reporting for The New Arab on politics, culture and social affairs from the Egyptian capital.

Egypt has been instrumental in brokering the ceasefires that ended each outburst of fighting between Hamas and the Israeli governments over the past few years.

06 December, 2023

"The company punished the workers over the boycott even though it's garnering massive profit, literally billions of [pounds], and never granted the staff profit share or even employment contracts that legally guarantee their rights," a worker said.

04 December, 2023

The convoy is a global call initiated earlier this month by the Egyptian Syndicate of Journalists to end the war on Gaza, open Egypt’s Rafah border crossing in North Sinai indefinitely and allow media to enter Gaza.

23 November, 2023

In recent years, Egyptian archaeologists and intellectuals have frequently launched campaigns for the return of Egypt's artefacts showcased at British museums and elsewhere in the world.

20 November, 2023

The Egyptian regime had been at odds with the Qatari regime since the coup, led by the then-defence minister Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, overthrew late President Mohamed Morsi's regime in July 2013.

16 November, 2023

"How come foreign nationals have been allowed to leave Gaza through the border with North Sinai's Rafah city while Egyptians or their spouses haven't been allowed to return home?" one man said to The New Arab.

14 November, 2023

In recent weeks, the value of the US dollar against the local currency in the Egyptian informal market skyrocketed in which is believed to be a direct consequence of the ongoing deadly Israeli war on Gaza.

13 November, 2023

Matar, 48, who has 4.3 million subscribers to his official YouTube channel and 12 million followers on his Facebook account, is known to have fled Egypt following the coup that overthrew Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in 2013.

13 November, 2023

The staffers of Reuters Egypt’s stance came as the profession had been undergoing challenges and hardships in Egypt, a country infamously ranked as the world’s third worst jailer of journalists.

08 November, 2023

In recent years, Saudi Arabia has attracted popular Arab artists, especially Egyptians, offering them competitive fees for performing the kingdom.

06 November, 2023