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Doctor, blogger and Commentator on Middle East issues. The only practising doctor who write in Middle Eastern politics in UK.

This Week in Egypt: Week 36-2019 ( September 2-8)

Top Headlines US State department has approved the release of $1.3 billion in military aid to Egypt Egypt’s Homeland Security kills six militants in New Valley Son of former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi dies aged 25 Egypt court jails Muslim … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 35-2019 (August 26- Sept 1)

Again, I am grateful to my friends who helped me compiling this week’s news and reports. I am also grateful to my followers and their supportive messages. It has been tough few weeks with sickness but hopefully the worst is … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 34-2019 ( Aug 19-25)

 I am deeply grateful for my friend J who kindly volunteered to compile this week’s Egypt’s news and reports, as I am currently sick and unable to do the work.  Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi arrives in France for G7 summit Egypt … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt; Week 33-2019 ( Aug 12-18)

Top Headlines  Egypt hosts Sudanese faction peace talks Egypt took part in the signing of historic power-sharing deal between Sudanese army and civilian forces FBI wants to interrogate an Egyptian man in Brazil, citing Al-Qaeda links Egypt made history by … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 32-2019 (Aug 5-11)

Top Headlines Massive car explosion outside Egypt’s National Cancer Institute in Cairo Egypt identifies perpetrator behind Monday’s car explosion Egyptian security forces killed 17 jihadists after hospital attack Egypt’s inflation at 4-year low of 8.7% Cairo hosts delegation of Sudan … Continue reading

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The EU must do more to fight the funding of Islamism across the continent

I wrote this piece for the European Parliament Magazine on Qatari-controlled, UK-based Al Rayan Bank, which continues to provide financial services to a series of Islamist and extremist groups blacklisted by other institutions, and the dangers of lax financial oversight by the … Continue reading

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Twitter Thread: Fatima Alasrar Versus Rob Malley on Yemen

The president and C.E.O. of the International Crisis Group, Robert Malley, wrote piece in the New York Times, arguing that America should talk to the Iranian-backed Yemeni militant group Houthis. The piece is so one-sided and biased. I am glad … Continue reading

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Why are Muslims divided on Rep. Ilhan Omar?

  This piece is the first of two-part series on American Muslim Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, in which I try to explain why her politics divide Muslims. In the next one, I will explain why some Muslims, especially non-Islamists, are still … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 31 ( July 29-Aug 4)

Top Headlines Kushner meets Egypt’s Sisi for Israeli-Palestenian peace plan talks Egypt: Sinai will ‘never be’ part of Trump Israeli-Palestinian peace plan Greece and Egypt urge Turkey to stop aggression in eastern Mediterranean Egypt hands Ethiopia its vision for the … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 30 ( July 22-28)

Top Headlines British airways resumes flights to Cairo Immigration minister says controversial statement taken out of context Egypt has received 930 surplus US mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicles (MRAPs) Brotherhood member reveals ’embezzlement’ among group’s fugitives in Turkey Egypt demands ‘practical measures’ … Continue reading

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