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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 45-2019 ( Nov 4-10)

Top Headlines US president Trump says Nile dam talks in Washington ‘went well’ Egypt’s inflation rate slowed to its lowest level in over 9 years Dutch ISIS Militant was involved in plot to bomb Russian aircraft in Egypt’s Sharm El-Sheikh … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt- Week 44-2019 ( Oct 28-Nov 3)

Apology for missing last week’s compilation, but I included some of the relevant tweets from last week in this edition Top Headlines  Egypt’s Sinai Province swears allegiance to new Islamic State leader Egypt’s FM heads to Washington for Ethiopian dam negotiations Sisi: Companies … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 42- 2019 ( Oct 14-20)

Top Headlines Egypt uncovers 30 sealed coffins, estimated to be 3,000 years old, with perfectly preserved mummies inside UN human rights office urges Egypt to immediately release detained protestors Shell Egypt to sell assets in Western Desert Egypt’s largest metro … Continue reading

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Turkey’s Syria offensive: Update-Day 10

The pause was so short as events continue to unfold in Syria. Here is a brief summery, including a crucial report by Amnesty on evidence of war crimes committed by the Turkish side. Headlines Amid scattered fighting, Turkey’s Erdogan threatens … Continue reading

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Turkey’s Syria Offensive: Day 9 -Oct 17-2019

For the last few days, I have chronicled the events in North Syria, following the Turkish invasion. As a ceasefire has been reached, I will pause this chronicle unless further developments happen. Thanks everyone who read and supported my blog.  … Continue reading

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Turkey’s Syria offensive Day 8 -Oct 16-2019

Headlines Turkey’s President Erdogan has rejected U.S. demands to cease fire in Syria Turkey Advances on Kobani in latest broken promise Turkey-Kurd conflict ‘has nothing to do with us,’ Trump says Turkey may be ‘responsible’ for executions of Kurds in … Continue reading

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Turkey’s Syria Offensive: Day 7 (Oct 15-2019)

Headlines Russia vows to prevent clashes with Assad forces French PM says resurgence of Islamic State is inevitable due to Turkish offensive Turkey rejects Syria ceasefire because ‘you cannot negotiate with terrorists’ Russia says: ‘unacceptable’ Turkish incursion into Syria must … Continue reading

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Turkey’s Syria Offensive: Day 6-Oct 14-2019

Headlines Guardian’s today Timeline Syrian troops enter towns in northeast as Erdogan warns of wider offensive Trump to impose sanctions on Turkey on Turkey NATO’s Stoltenberg defends stance on Turkey’s offensive in Syria EU condemns Turkey over Syria, but no … Continue reading

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Diary of Turkey’s Syria Offensive: Day 5 (Oct 13-2019)

Main Headlines S. troops to withdraw farther in Syria as hundreds of ISIS supporters escape Syrian army begins to move troops to ‘confront’ Turkey in Northern Syria Turkish strike on convoy including civilians and journalists kills nine Islamic state “family … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 41 ( Oct 7-13)

Top Headlines Egypt condemns ‘in strongest terms’ the Turkish operation in Syria; calls for urgent Arab League meeting Egypt, Cyprus, and Greece slam Turkey over Eastern Mediterranean exploration Egypt’s Sisi, Ethiopian PM to meet in Moscow to discuss Renaissance Dam … Continue reading

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