Monthly Archives: October 2018

This Week in Egypt: Week 43-2018 ( Oct 22-28)

Top Headlines Egyptian police kill 11 ‘fugitive terrorists’ in shootout in Western Desert Egypt reaches agreement between Israel and Hamas to ease violence on border Egypt’s Sisi heads to Berlinfor a four-day visit Egypt has announced that news websites and … Continue reading

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The Khashoggi affair: The art of the leak

Originally posted on Seth J. Frantzman:
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN Nick Paton Walsh articulated it well: “The role [Turkey has] taken is not that of the virtuous prosecutor, but of the exploitative politician,” he wrote on October 18 about Ankara’s…

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This Week in Egypt: Week 42-2018 ( Oct 15-21)

Top Headlines  Egypt extends Egypt’s state of emergency for three months Putin and Sisi take Russia-Egypt relations to a “strategic level” France rejects Amnesty criticism of arms exports to Egypt Egypt’s al-Sisi to visit Sudan next week Hamas has rejected … Continue reading

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Reading list: Saudi Journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s Disappearance

13 days ago, prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has disappeared after entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. His case has provoked a global outcry. Here is a collection of articles, which I think are worth reading about his mysterious disppearance  … Continue reading

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This Week In Egypt: Week 41 (Oct 8-15)

Top Headlines Libyan forces have captured one of the region’s most dangerous Islamist militants, a former Egyptian special forces officer, Hisham al-Ashmawy Egypt’s Sisi says Egypt wants terrorist El-Ashmawi to face justice on its soil Egypt Backs Saudi Arabia Over … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 40 ( Oct 1-7)

Top Headlines America’s first lady Melania visits Egypt on final stop of Africa tour Islamic State announces death of senior militant in Egypt’s Sinai Egypt commemorates 45th anniversary of 1973 Arab-Israeli War Blast at an Egyptian fuel depot kills one, … Continue reading

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Reblog: Yazidi girl Nadia Murad visits Egypt

Originally posted on Nervana:
Nadia Murad Basee Taha, the 21-year old Yazidi woman brutally tortured and raped by ISIS fighters in Iraq, has embarked on a very tricky mission: to confront the Muslim world with the crimes of ISIS. She…

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This Week in Egypt: Week 39-2018 ( Sept 24-30)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi and Israel Netanyahu discuss peace process in New York  An Egyptian court orders retrial of Muslim Brotherhood leader Egypt and Israel energy companies sign $518m deal to buy control of gas exports pipeline Egypt ceases imports … Continue reading

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