Ali Al Sharnoby


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Ali Alsharnoby, an Egyptian journalist and deputy editor, worked in many Egyptian newspapers.Studied at university of Cairo, faculty of law.. and wrote a number of books about the political trends in the Islamic view.

Most Recent Articles by Ali Al Sharnoby:

Why the Egyptians have no sympathy for the Palestinians of Gaza during the Israeli bombardment

Jul 14, 2014 — Ali Al Sharnoby

CAIRO, EGYPT—In the past, when Israel was bombing the Gaza Strip and killing Palestinians, screams would rise in Egypt to stand next to the Palestinian “brothers”, and asking the Egyptian president to stop the Israeli strikes on Gaza. Many civil society organizations would collect donations for the affected people and send dozens of trucks full of medical aid and food to Gaza.


New Egyptian President El-Sisi A Mubarak or Morsi?

Jun 9, 2014 — Ali Al Sharnoby

Cairo, Egypt—Finally, today., Egypt officially has a legitimate elected president for the next four years courtesy of the free will of an overwhelming majority of Egyptians and with 97% of those who went to the polls. Today Egypt begins a new phase of its history with dreams and hopes for a better tomorrow.


Muslim Brotherhood, al Qaeda and the West all gunning for El-Sisi’s head

May 18, 2014 — Ali Al Sharnoby

CAIRO, EGYPT—The Egyptian presidential elections have begun—with wide expectations that former Defense Minister Abdel Fattah El-Sisi will be the winner.


The political “schizophrenia” of Barack Obama

Apr 28, 2014 — Ali Al Sharnoby

Cairo, Egypt—The Egyptian weekly Elmogaz revealed some of the backroom dealings during a meeting between the Arab Gulf states—which resulted in forcing Qatar to stop supporting Muslim Brotherhood and the extremists, who fled from their original countries escaping terrorism-related charges.


The Canadian Foreign Minister supports a Muslim brotherhood leader!

Apr 21, 2014 — Ali Al Sharnoby

Cairo, Egypt—Canadian Foreign Minister, John Baird, came to Egypt where he met with the Egyptian Foreign Minister, Nabil Fahmy, as well as the Secretary General of the Arab League, in addition to some senior priests of the Egyptian church.


Al-Sisi… the god who lost his Divinity

Apr 14, 2014 — Ali Al Sharnoby

Cairo,Egypt-When Gen. Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi was still wearing his uniform as defense minister, most of the Egyptian newspapers were refusing to publish articles that criticized Al-Sisi or pointed out any of his mistakes or errors. Editors said that they supported Al-Sisi completely—especially in view of the current dangerous times and the war on terror, with the Muslim Brotherhood attacks on the army, police, Copts and even moderate Muslims.


The story of a president and prime minister who turned out to be spies!

Apr 4, 2014 — Ali Al Sharnoby

Cairo- Egypt—When more than five Arab countries take the same position against one little state and accuse Qatar and the Al-Jazeera channel of being the sponsors and protectors of terrorism and extremism in the region, and also playing the role of a spy, it isn’t exaggerations or illusion.


Obama totes Muslim Brotherhood baggage on his Saudi trip

Mar 24, 2014 — Ali Al Sharnoby

Obama totes Muslim Brotherhood baggage on his Saudi trip


Cairo, Egypt—During the upcoming visit of President Obama to Saudi Arabia, Obama totes a lot of baggage—namely Syrian, Iranian, Qatari, Saudi Egyptian and the Muslim Brotherhood organization and its allies.


The withdrawal of Arab ambassadors from Qatar… An important message to Washington

Mar 9, 2014 — Ali Al Sharnoby

Cairo, Egypt—The UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain have withdrawn their ambassadors from Qatar. In a joint statement, they explained they had to start taking appropriate steps to protect their own security and stability. The three countries hope that the government of Qatar may take immediate steps to achieve what they previously agreed upon, and protect the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).


The war on terrorism VS. the war on tourism!

Feb 26, 2014 — Ali Al Sharnoby

CAIRO, EGYPT—The Sinai peninsula is divided into two parts… Their Northern part is located along the border with Israel and the Palestinian Gaza Strip. It is the part that witnesses the battles against terrorists and the tunnels used for smuggling arms, drugs and criminals.


Al-Jazeera channel, The Art of Deception!

Feb 12, 2014 — Ali Al Sharnoby

Cairo, Egypt—The mostly hyped up Arab Spring was nothing more than a plan arranged by some foreign intelligence agencies to enable certain groups of radical Islam to attain power to implement the schemes of those countries. The suspicious role of Al-Jazeera Qatari channel in first inciting these revolutions, then amplifying them to spread is now exposed through Egyptian court documents.


The new “Sisiphobia” for the U.S. administration or Why Obama is so afraid of Gen. Sisi

Jan 27, 2014 — Ali Al Sharnoby

CAIRO, EGYPT—Egypt’s interim President Adly Mansour made it official—which should come as nothing unexpected—presidential elections before parliamentary elections, with the presidential election within three months.


Forbes Magazine gets it wrong on Egypt

Jan 24, 2014 — Ali Al Sharnoby

Cairo, Egypt-With all due respect to Doug Bandow, who writes about faraway Egypt in the venerable Forbes Magazine, from someone born, raised and still eking out a life in Cairo, Egypt, you are wrong.  From my mostly lonely post as CFP’s only Cairo-based columnist, let me count the ways:


The world awaits first step of new Egyptian roadmap

Jan 13, 2014 — Ali Al Sharnoby

Cairo, Egypt—Seems that the whole world is keeping an eye on Egypt these days, waiting for the result of the referendum on the new constitution, which will be voted on tomorrow, Tuesday, and Wednesday, with results expected in by next Thursday.


Coptic Christian Fears and Muslim Brotherhood Dreams for the New Year

Dec 30, 2013 — Ali Al Sharnoby

Cairo, Egypt-With the Christmas/New Year celebrations of Christian Copts, which last until mid-January, a rising fear is spreading among Egyptians that the Muslim Brotherhood is poised to carry out attacks on the Copts.  The Muslim Brotherhood considers the Copts the major cause of having them dispelled from power through their support of the Army in the overthrow of Mohamed Morsi.  The Christmas Octave is a prime time to find Copts together in celebration—to the Brotherhood both a perfect time to take revenge of Christians through acts of terrorism, and a way to portray the Egyptian Army as a force too weak to face terrorism.