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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 3-2020 ( Jan 13-19)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi participated in Berlin summit on Libya Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan make a draft deal on Ethiopian Dam Israel starts exporting natural gas to Egypt Pompeo expresses outrage over American’s ‘pointless’ death in meeting with Egyptian President … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 2-2020 ( Jan 6-12)

Top Headlines Egypt blames Ethiopia for latest failure of Nile Dam talks Ethiopian PM calls on South African president to intervene in Nile dam dispute France, Greece, Egypt and Cyprus declared “null and void” agreements between Turkey and Libya Egypt’s … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 1-2020 ( Dec 30-Jan 5)

Top Headlines Egypt’s naval forces go on amphibious exercises in the Mediterranean Egypt warns against Turkish military ‘interference’ in Libya Chevron, Shell and Exxon Mobil have been awarded oil and gas exploration concessions in Egypt’s first ever Red Sea licensing … Continue reading

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Twitter Thread: The End of Iran’s Qassem Suleimani

The American President Donald Trump ordered the killing of the powerful commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps, Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani, in a drone strike on the Baghdad International Airport. The death of Iran’s strong man is described by many … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 52-2019 (Dec 23-30)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi discuss developments in Libya with US’s Trump and Russia’s Putin Egypt awards oil and gas exploration concessions in the Red Sea Egypt and Sudan to operate joint electricity grid from Jan. 12 Egypt is sticking to … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 51-2019 ( Dec 16-22)

Top Headlines Egypt’s former military chief-of-staff Sami Anan released from detention US dollar continues to depreciate against Egyptian pound Egypt’s president reshuffles cabinet UK and France resume flights to Egypt’s Sharm El-Sheikh airport Israel approves export of gas reserves to … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 49-2019 (Dec 2-8)

Top Headlines Egypt says Cairo GERD talks concluded without joint statement Sarraj’s deal with Turkey will disrupt political process: Egypt’s FM Shoukry tells UN Envoy to Libya Almost half of land sold for first phase of Egypt’s new capital Egypt … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 48 -2019 ( Nov 25-Dec 1)

Top Headlines Egypt condemns MoUs signed between Turkey and Libyan PM A military court in Egypt has sentenced to death the country’s most wanted jihadist Hisham Ashmawi Egyptian woman ‘wins court battle’ over unequal inheritance laws Fugitive contractor Mohamed Ali … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 47-2019 ( Nov 18-24)

Top Headlines  The office of Mada Masr was raided by security, four of the website’s staff have been detained and later released Egypt wins Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations Egyptian exile who sparked protests launches opposition movement Egypt to send … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 46 -2019 ( Nov 11-17)

Top Headlines Central Bank of Egypt cuts interest rates by 1% for third time in a row S. threatens Egypt with sanctions over Russian arms deal First US ambassador to Egypt since 2017 arrives in Cairo Seven countries, including Egypt, … Continue reading

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