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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 36-2021 ( Sept 6-12)

Top Headlines Egypt Launches National Strategy for Human Rights Turkey and Egypt pledge further talks to normalise ties after second round of talks Egyptian PM:  Egypt-Turkey ties could be restored this year if outstanding issues are resolved Egypt builds new water … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 35- 2021 ( Aug 30- Sept 5)

Top Headlines President Sisi stresses Egypt’s solidarity with Cyprus against practices compromising its sovereignty Second round of Turkey-Egypt diplomatic talks to be held in Ankara President Sisi congratulates Israeli counterpart for new position, advent of new Jewish year Egypt’s Sisi … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 34-2021 ( Aug 23-29)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi, Qatar’s Tamim meet for first time since reconciliation Ethiopia deems Tunisia’s GERD proposal to the UNSC ‘inappropriate’ Researchers discover remains of four-legged amphibious whale in Egypt’s Fayoum Egypt to make oldest Islamic capital in Africa into open … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 33-2021 ( Aug 16-22)

Top Headlines Ever-Given the ship that blocked Suez Canal in March, crosses the canal again Egyptian president invites Israel’s Bennett for official visit Egypt closes Rafah border with Gaza until further notice Archaeologists surprised by discovery of 6th century Christian town … Continue reading

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Thread: Refuting President Biden’s speech and his comments on Afghan army

President Joe Biden blamed the Taliban’s takeover in Afghanistan on Afghan political leaders who fled the country and the unwillingness of the unwillingness of the U.S, trained Afghan army to fight the militant group. Former CIA analyst Matt Zeller debunked the American president’s … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 32-2021 ( Aug 9-15)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi and CIA Director William Burns hold talks in Cairo Egypt’s Berenice Military Base receives Charles Cooper II, US ambassador to Cairo Nine Egyptian soldiers were killed in clashes with Islamist militants in Sinai, Egyptian armed forces kill … Continue reading

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Podcast: Turkish government uses troll armies to control public discourse

My latest Turkish Trend podcast for Ahval was with Süleyman Özeren, a Turkish scholar at the George Mason University and a fellow of the Orion Policy Institute. he explained how Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has utilised its youth organisations … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 31-2021 ( Aug 2-8)

Top headlines Egypt’s Sisi says it is time to raise price of subsidised bread  Egypt sends 2 Chinook helicopters to help in extinguishing Greek forest fire Sudan recalls ambassador to Ethiopia after mediation offer rejected  Turkish Cypriot leader Tatar: Drones … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 30-2021 ( July 26- Aug 1)

Top Headlines Egypt, Algeria discuss regional issues and Ethiopian dam Lebanese Army Chief visited Egypt, meets Commander-in-Chief of Egyptian army Egypt’s Arab Contractors Company to develop Lebanon’s Tripoli port Egypt voices support for Tunisian President amid power crisis 89 Jihadists … Continue reading

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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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