Monthly Archives: February 2021

This Week in Egypt: Week 8-2021 ( Feb 2-8)

Top Headlines Biden administration says human rights will be ‘central’ to ties with Egypt New draft personal status law sparks outrage in Egypt Political parties reject amendments to Egypt’s real estate registration law Egypt, Qatar hold first meeting since ending … Continue reading

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Clubhouse and the Middle East

Echo chambers, trolling, attempts to hijack conversations, and coordinated efforts to de-platform certain people have all been part of my journey since I joined the invitation-only social networking app, Clubhouse. However, in spite of these strange experiences, I have been thrilled to … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 7-2021 ( Feb 15-21)

Top Headlines US stops Trump’s aid freeze to Ethiopia over dam dispute US approves sale of new military equipment to Egypt  Egypt’s el-Sisi offers support to Libya’s new prime minister Israel to link Leviathan gas field to Egyptian LNG plants Egypt … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 6-2021 ( Feb 8-14)

Top Headlines Egypt opens Rafah crossing with Gaza until further notice Cairo hosts intra-Palestinian reconciliation dialogue Philia Forum of European, Arab FMs to Be Held in Athens Egypt’s FM says ties with US ‘close, strategic’ over 4 decades  World’s ‘oldest … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 5-2021 ( Feb 1-7 )

Top Headlines Egypt’s president says he supports interim Libya government Egypt has freed Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein COVID-19: Egypt targets 35 million people in 1st vaccine roll-out Egypt targets 35 million people in 1st Covid -19 vaccine rollout Ancient mummies … Continue reading

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Khamenei: Biden’s Preferred Dictator?

Within less than a month of his inauguration, the new American president Joe Biden has taken several actions with one theme in common____ they all, directly or indirectly, serve the interests of the Iranian regime.  First, it was the appointment of Robert … Continue reading

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Twitter Thread: Prominent Hezbollah Critic Lokman Slim Shot Dead in Lebanon

Anti-Hezbollah publisher and documentary-maker, Lokman Slim, who predicted he would be mirdered by Hezbollah, found murdeed this morning in his car with gunshots to the head. Here is a collection of tweets on this abhorrent crime.

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