Category Archives: Twitter Thread

Twitter Thread: Lebanon’s New Government

Lebanon finally has a new government. Lebanese factions have agreed to form a new government of national unity, ending nearly nine months of bickering. Here is a twitter thread about the details and implications of its formation. Hezbollah’s leader Hassan … Continue reading

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Twitter Thread: Iraqi Kurdistan and Turkey

In a rare event, angry crowd stormed a Turkish military camp in Iraq’s Kurdish region near the city of Dohuk. I herewith include few tweets that explain the background of this incident .  Hundreds of people in the Kurdistan Region’s #Shiladze region … Continue reading

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Twitter Thread: Egypt’s Sisi interview with CBS’s 60 Minutes

  In my last week Egypt’s update,  I included few tweets and comments on the controversial CBS’s interview with Egypt’s President Sisi.  This week, however, there are more interesting and critical comments that I thought to post them separately here.    The … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 1-2019 ( Dec 31-Jan 6)

Top Headlines Egyptian explosives expert killed while trying to defuse bomb near a church in Cairo Palestinian Authority pulls employees from Egypt-Gaza crossing Sisi says Egypt and Israel cooperate against ISIS in Sinai Egypt’s Court of Cassation upholds acquittal of … Continue reading

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Twitter Thread: NYT David Kirkpatrick and Egypt’s Copts

Journalist and International correspondent for the New York Times has recently wrote an article in Church Times about Egypt’s Copts and their relationship with the Egyptian President Sisi. The article was full of disputed ideas that were promptly addressed by Samuel Tadros, … Continue reading

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Twitter Thread: The Crisis within Egypt’s Coptic Church

In the light of last week’s sad murder of Coptic Bishop Epiphanius, here is a fascinating collection of tweets discussing the delicate crisis within Egypt’s Coptic Church, mainly by Samual Taros, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institute, with contribution from … Continue reading

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Twitter Thread: The Farcical Al-Jazeera Report on Egypt’s Counter-terrorism Operation in Sinai

This is an excellent thread on Al-Jazeera Arabic TV’s  farcical report  on Egypt’s ’s anti-terrorism operation in #Sinai. Thread. Everything wrong with the first episode of Aljazeera's new programme on #Sinai. #سيناء_حروب_التيهhttps://t.co/1QFJNoYVdM — Egypt Defence Review (@EgyGreenfly) July 30, 2018 First … Continue reading

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Twitter Thread: Jenan Moussa and the notorious ISIS fighter

Jenan Moussa,one of the Arab world best Journalists, has interviewed a notorious ISIS fighter. His arrogance during the interview is striking. This twitter thread is a reminder for those who deny or underestimate ISIS.  A captured ISIS fighter, who was … Continue reading

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Twitter Thread: Saudi Purge

In a surprising move, Saudi Arabia arrests princes and ex-ministers amid “anti-corruption crackdown.” 11 princes, and dozens of ministers were arrested in sweeping purge. So in one day, #SaudiArabia turned the table in #Lebanon, was hit by a ballistic missile … Continue reading

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Twitter Thread: Iraqi newspaper and Arab’s racism towards Kurds

I wrote in my latest piece on how I encountered racism against Kurds during my travel in the region. Here is  the latest example of this ugly racism. #Iraqi paper uses picture of five men in boxers and one young … Continue reading

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