Monthly Archives: February 2020

This Week in Egypt: Week 7-2019 (Feb 10-16)

Top Headlines Egypt’s booming population officially hits 100 million Egypt reports Africa’s first coronavirus case No breakthrough yet on Nile dam talks, Ethiopia says Egyptian pound strengthens to three-year high against the US dollar Egyptian security forces kill 17 militants … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 6-2020 (Feb 3-9)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi calls for firm stance to confront dispatch of ‘terrorists to Libya The Egyptian Navy is said to be close to purchasing a pair of European Multi-Purpose Frigate (FREMM) warships from Italy Egypt ranks 9th in military … Continue reading

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For Erdogan, Western Libya is North Cyprus II

  Erdogan met Libya’s Sarraj- Photo via AFP As Turkish warships and loyal Syrian mercenaries have reportedly arrived in Libya, questions have been raised about the Turkish president’s real goals in his Libyan adventure. The formal Turkish line is that … Continue reading

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Eulogy for a Father

Originally posted on salamamoussa:
Samir Age 12 Samir and his sister Linda late 1940s Samir on the night train to Aswan for his honeymoon 1953 Samir, his wife and Mother-in-Law and first born son 1954 Samir being honored by Pope…

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This Week in Egypt: Week 5 ( Jan 27-Feb2)

Top Headlines Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan to sign final agreement on Blue Nile dam next month -joint statement Egypt Israel gas line is attacked by unidentified assailants Egypt sentenced Hisham al-Ashmawy, a former special forces officer turned Islamist militant, and 36 … Continue reading

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