Monthly Archives: July 2021

This Week in Egypt: Week 29-2021 ( July 19-25)

Top Headlines Ethiopia says second filling of giant dam on Blue Nile complete Ethiopia calls for ‘win-win’ solution on GERD, but says will not sign permanent legal deal Egypt’s parliament to vote on law imposing fees on irrigation water, Nile … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 28 ( July 12-18)

Top Headlines Egypt’s El Sisi sets out red line over Ethiopia’s Nile dam Water flow to Sudan’s Roseires Dam declines 50% as Ethiopia starts 2nd GERD fillingIsraeli Embassy in Egypt refuted Israeli defense systems are in place to protect Ethiopia’s … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 27-2021 ( July 5-11)

Top Headlines Egypt ‘categorically rejects’ Ethiopia’s decision to start second filling of GERD reservoir Egypt, Sudan urge UN action on Nile dam, Egypt’s FM Sameh Shoukry addresses the UNSC on GERD After UNSC meeting, Egypt FM heads to Brussels for talks … Continue reading

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Podcast: Turkey’s proxies try to sabotage upcoming elections in Libya

In this episode of Turkey Trends, I discussed the situation in Libya with Aya Burweila, a senior adviser at the Research Institute for European and American Studies. She highlighted how Turkey and its Islamist proxies and forces in war-torn Libya will do everything … Continue reading

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Turkey and Nato are no longer aligned, even if they won’t admit it.

Last month, I wrote this opinion piece for The National on Turkey and NATO, and I would like to repost here for my blog followers. Enjoy … Following the accession of Turkey to Nato in 1952, the newly elected Turkish … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 26-2021 ( June 28-July 4)

Top Headlines Megatanker Ever-Given that blocked Suez Canal to be released Egypt’s Sisi says negotiations with Ethiopia over GERD dispute should not last forever UNSC to discuss GERD next Thursday , Egypt’s FM headed to US for series of intensive … Continue reading

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