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For Erdogan, Western Libya is North Cyprus II

  Erdogan met Libya’s Sarraj- Photo via AFP As Turkish warships and loyal Syrian mercenaries have reportedly arrived in Libya, questions have been raised about the Turkish president’s real goals in his Libyan adventure. The formal Turkish line is that … Continue reading

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Eulogy for a Father

Originally posted on salamamoussa:
Samir Age 12 Samir and his sister Linda late 1940s Samir on the night train to Aswan for his honeymoon 1953 Samir, his wife and Mother-in-Law and first born son 1954 Samir being honored by Pope…

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This Week in Egypt: Week 46 -2019 ( Nov 11-17)

Top Headlines Central Bank of Egypt cuts interest rates by 1% for third time in a row S. threatens Egypt with sanctions over Russian arms deal First US ambassador to Egypt since 2017 arrives in Cairo Seven countries, including Egypt, … Continue reading

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This Week In Egypt: Week 39-2019 (Sept 23-28)

Top Headlines Scattered anti-Sisi protests hit Egypt, as supporters stage their own rallies Egypt’s president told supporters not to worry about calls for further protests against his rule on Friday Prominent Egyptian activist arrested as crackdown continues ISIS claims attack … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 32-2019 (Aug 5-11)

Top Headlines Massive car explosion outside Egypt’s National Cancer Institute in Cairo Egypt identifies perpetrator behind Monday’s car explosion Egyptian security forces killed 17 jihadists after hospital attack Egypt’s inflation at 4-year low of 8.7% Cairo hosts delegation of Sudan … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 31 ( July 29-Aug 4)

Top Headlines Kushner meets Egypt’s Sisi for Israeli-Palestenian peace plan talks Egypt: Sinai will ‘never be’ part of Trump Israeli-Palestinian peace plan Greece and Egypt urge Turkey to stop aggression in eastern Mediterranean Egypt hands Ethiopia its vision for the … Continue reading

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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 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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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 10-2019 ( March 4-10)

Top Headlines  Six Egyptians are killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash Egypt’s Sisi appoints close military ally as transport minister Egyptian photojournalist Shawkan is released after five years in prison Malaysia deports 6 Egyptians allegedly affiliated with Ansar al-Sharia radical group … Continue reading

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