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This Week in Egypt: Week 21-2022 ( May 23- 29)

Due to travelling, I publish a shorter version of my Egypt’s newsletter. I will try to update if any further important news need to be added Top Headlines US State Department authorizes a proposed military sales for Egypt to purchase … Continue reading

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Hamas’ Gaza-Last Strategy

Originally posted on Ottomans and Zionists:
While tensions in Jerusalem, particularly on the Temple Mount/Haram al-Sharif, have been elevated over the past couple of weeks, this year’s Ramadan has been relatively quiet as compared to last year’s Ramadan. While last…

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This Week in Egypt: Week 8-2022 ( Feb 21-27)

Top Headlines Egypt extends stay of stranded Ukrainian tourists, other nationals affected by the Russian invasion More than 16,000 Ukrainian tourists are currently in Egypt’s Red Sea resort cities Egypt calls Arab League meeting, and for upholding dialogue, diplomatic solutions … Continue reading

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Ilhan Omar’s ill-advised dismissal of Masih Alinejad

“So this lady doesn’t want to combat Islamophobia,” “she just doesn’t like Muslims.” When Muslim-born Iranian journalist and women’s rights campaigner Masih Alinejad wrote why she opposed a bill against Islamophobia introduced by US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, Mr Tim Mynett, Omar’s husband, a political consultant, immediately tweeted … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 2-2022 ( January 10-16)

Top Headlines Egypt arrests member of Hasm terrorist group after Istanbul-bound plane made emergency landing in Luxor  Ethiopia clears forests at GERD site in preparation for 3rd filling Egypt to rejoin JPMorgan EM bond index in January 2022 Egyptian, Algerian … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 44-2021 ( Nov 1-7)

Top headlines U.S.-Egypt Strategic Dialogue will be held in DC on November 8-9  Ted Cruz, top Dem Bob Menendez have had a heated exchange over Biden’s Egypt policy Egyptian president denounces assassination attempt on Iraqi PM Egypt aims to generate 42% … 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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To The Spoilers Go The Victory

Originally posted on Ottomans and Zionists:
Nothing sends people to their instinctual and reflexive tribal bunkers like fighting between Israel and Hamas. Sometimes things are complicated and sometimes they are black and white, but it’s difficult to tell what’s what…

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Clubhouse and the Middle East

Echo chambers, trolling, attempts to hijack conversations, and coordinated efforts to de-platform certain people have all been part of my journey since I joined the invitation-only social networking app, Clubhouse. However, in spite of these strange experiences, I have been thrilled to … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 4-2021 ( Jan 25-31)

Top Headlines Egypt receives first batch of AstraZeneca vaccine  1,315 medical staff vaccinated against COVID in first four days of inoculation in Egypt Egypt-Greece Cary out Naval Drills in the Mediterranean Sea Egypt sends 31 tons of medical aid to … Continue reading

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