Category Archives: Egypt

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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This Week in Egypt: Week 22 – 2019 ( May 27-June2)

Top Headlines  Top Egyptian militant suspect Hisham al-Ashmawy was transferred to Egypt from eastern Libya Egypt’s Sisi: Security of Arabian Gulf part, parcel of Arab national security Egypt raises concerns over Turkish involvement in Libya Egypt’s Military spokesman has dismissed … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 21 ( May 21-26)

Top Headlines The head of Sudan’s ruling military council visits Egypt Egypt says security forces have killed 16 militants in raids in North Sinai European countries and Egypt send air support as Israel battles wildfires Egypt releases students held after … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 20 ( May 13-19)

Top Headlines An explosion targeting a tourist bus has injured at least 16 people in Egypt Egyptian forces kill 47 militants, lose five of their own men UAE’s Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed visits in Egypt The IMF reaches … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 19 ( April 6-12)

Top Headlines Egypt’s annual urban consumer price inflation eased to 13.0 percent in April from 14.2 percent in March Libya’s Haftar visits Cairo in second trip since Tripoli offensive Egypt strongly condemns sabotage of 4 vessels near United Arab Emirates … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 18 ( April 29- May 5)

Top Headlines  The Trump administration is working to designate the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organisation Egypt has formally received a third submarine of the four it has been promised, as part of a deal with German Egypt warns Turkey … Continue reading

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The time is not ripe for a “deal of the century”

Ahead of Jared Kushner, the senior advisor to President Donald Trump, speech at the Washington Institute, in which he will discuss the Trump administration’s Middle East peace effort, here is my piece on why Kushner plan is doomed to fail. The … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 17-2019 ( April 22-28)

Top Headlines Constitutional Referendum: 88.3% of Egyptians back changes that could see President al-Sisi stay in power, amid vote-buying claims Egypt hosts Africa summits on Sudan and Libya crises Egypt extends state of emergency by 3 months, commencing April 25 … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 16 ( April 15-21)

Top Headlines Egypt votes on changes that would allow President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to rule until 2030 Special U.S. Envoy Greenblatt: Deal of the Century does not include Sinai Moody’s upgrades Egypt’s rating to B2, expects more economic growth Egypt’s … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 15 ( April 8-14)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi visits Washington Trump taps diplomatic veteran Jonathan Cohen to be ambassador to Egypt US pledges sanctions on Egypt if purchasing of Russian fighter S-35 jets occurs Egypt’s president meets Libyan commander Haftar in Cairo Egyptparliament to … Continue reading

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