Monthly Archives: June 2018

This Week in Egypt: Week 25-2018 (June 18-23)

Top Headlines Egypt appoints new Air Force commander Egypt extends state of emergency for another 3 months Egypt strongly condemns assassination attempt on Ethiopian PM Egypt’s Sisi discusses peace process with White House advisor Jared Kushner Army kills 32 militants … Continue reading

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This week in Egypt: Week 24-2018 ( June 11-17)

Top Headlines Egypt replaces Minsters of Interior and Defence in a surprise move Fuel, cooking gas prices, and public transport surge In Egypt Sisi calls on Egyptians to endure challenges on back of fresh subsidy cuts  Suez canal reports record … Continue reading

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The myth of “the deal of the century”

Here is an English version of my latest Arabic piece in Al-Hurra on how imaginative plots have been weaponised and used to demonise certain Arab countries, particularly Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, and Egypt.   Photo from latest protests in Jordan- via … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 23- 2018 (June 4-10)

Top Headlines President Sisi appoints Mostafa Madbouly, former housing minister, as new prime minister Egypt, Ethiopia agree to settle differences over Nile mega-dam Libya’s army air raid kills Egyptian al-Qaeda leader in Derna Egypt unveils pay rises ahead of fresh … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 22 ( May 28-June 3)

Top Headlines  Egypt’s Sisi sworn in for second term with vow to fight terrorism Egypt’s Sisi to visit Sudan in October amid tensions Liverpool officially announces Salah’s participation in 2018 FIFA World Cup Lebanese tourist is referred to criminal trial … Continue reading

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