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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 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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This Week in Egypt: Week 29-2019 ( July 15-21)

Top Headlines British airway and Lufthansa temporarily suspend flights to Cairo over alleged security concerns Egypt expresses dismay at ‘unilateral’ British Airways flight suspension Algerian fans stir riots at Cairo Airport over delayed planes Lufthansa resumes flights to Cairo Trump’s … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 28-2019 ( July 8-14)

Top Headlines Kuwait extradites Brotherhood fugitives to Egypt An Egyptian court sentences Al-Azhar professor and others for espionagefor Iran Egyptian inflation eased unexpectedly to its lowest rate in more than three years Egypt to file a civil suit over the … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 27-2019 ( July 1-7)

Top Headlines Egypt hiked up fuel and cooking gas prices in another round of subsidy cut Bust of Tutankhamen sold at auction for £4.7m despite Egyptian demands for its return Hosts Egypt is knocked out of Africa Cup of Nations … Continue reading

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Of Copts and Islamophobia

Originally posted on salamamoussa:
In a recent interview with the Coptic Canadian History Project, Dr Angie Heo, a scholar of Coptic culture, stated that she sees a special responsibility for diaspora Copts, as?“In light of these [persecution of Copts] horrific…

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This Week in Egypt: Week 26-2019 ( June 24-30)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi meets world leaders at G20 summit in Japan Four suspected ISIS operatives, including two Egyptians, were arrested in Nicaragua, as they crossed from Costa Rica Terrorists killed seven members of Egyptian security forces in Sinai Amr Warda dismissed … Continue reading

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Twitter Thread: Istanbul Mayoral Election Rerun

Erdogan suffers major blow as ruling party defeated in second vote, as opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu won 54.03 per cent of the vote and outdoing his rival Binali Yıldırım by 9 per cent, and broke the record set by former … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt:Week 25-2019 ( June 17-23)

Top Headlines Egypt’s ousted president Mohammed Morsi dies during trial UN calls for inquiryinto ex-Egyptian president’s death Morsi Egypt’s Foreign Ministry condemns Erdogan’s ‘unsubstantiated and irresponsible’ comments on Morsi’s death Egypt and Jordansay will attend US-led Mideast peace meeting Egypt … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 24-2019 ( June 10-16)

Top Headlines Egypt condemns attack on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman Egypt’s President el-Sisi has reaffirmed support for the UAE  Algeria, Tunisia, and Egypt call for diplomatic solution to conflict in Libya Sisi reiterates Egypt’s support for Libyan national … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 23-2019 ( June 3-9)

Top Headlines Eight Egyptian police officershave been killed in a militant attack on a checkpoint in the northern Sinai peninsula Islamic State group claims responsibility for El-Arish terrorist attack Egyptian troops killed several militants after IS attack in Sinai Egypt … Continue reading

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