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This Week in Egypt: Week 20-2021 ( May 17-23)

Top Headlines Israel and Hamas agree Gaza truce after Egyptian mediation Egypt’s Sisi thanks Biden for role in making ceasefire in Gaza succeed US Secretary of State to visit Egypt as part of Middle East tour following Cairo-brokered ceasefire in Gaza … Continue reading

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Podcast: Did talks in Geneva get closer to uniting Cyprus?

Reposting my latest podcast for Ahval’s Turkey Trends on latest UN sponsored Cyprus talks with Fikri Toros, member of Turkish Cypriot TRNC parliament. Fikri Toros believes that the appetite for a just reunification exists on the Turkish Cypriot side.  “Turkish … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 49-2020 ( Dec 1-6)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi arrives in France for talks with Macron on regional issues Turkish Navy humiliated by Egypt when attempting to interrupt MEDUSA 2020 exercises Egypt frees members of leading rights group Egypt lifts asset freezes and staff travel … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 37-2020 ( September 7-13)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi says appreciates ‘important step’ of Israel and Bahrain establishing diplomatic ties Egypt’s headline inflation decreased to 3.4% in August Egypt’s Foreign Minister meets Armenian counterpart Egypt has sent over 197 tonnes of humanitarian aid to Sudan, S. … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 20-2020 ( May 11-17)

Top Headlines Ethiopia to start filling its mega dam in July despite lack of agreement with Egypt and Sudan Russia launches production of Su-35 fighter jets for Egypt Egypt, Greece and Cyprus’ foreign ministers denounce Turkey’s latest activities in the … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 41 ( Oct 7-13)

Top Headlines Egypt condemns ‘in strongest terms’ the Turkish operation in Syria; calls for urgent Arab League meeting Egypt, Cyprus, and Greece slam Turkey over Eastern Mediterranean exploration Egypt’s Sisi, Ethiopian PM to meet in Moscow to discuss Renaissance Dam … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 33 ( August 13-19)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi ratifies law tightening control over websites Egypt prosecution refers killers of Bishop Epiphanius to criminal court Egyptian president Sisi meets Saudi King Salman in Neom City Egypt’s central bank keeps interest rates unchanged Israeli official confirms head … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 8- 2018 ( Feb 19-25)

Top Headlines Lead partners in Israel’s largest gas fields sign $15 billion deal to export gas to Egypt  Egypt’s government is not a partner in $15 billion gas deal with Israel: Egyptian president Sisi Six Muslim Brotherhood fugitives arrested at … Continue reading

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Egypt, Turkey, and the gas politics

Here is an English version of my latest piece in Al-Hurra Zohr Gas Field- Photo via Offshore Technology Last week, Egypt launched a comprehensive security operation, Sinai 2018, mainly targeting terror groups in the country. A quick glance, however, at the intensive … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2014 – Week 45 ( Nov 3- 9)

  (Leaders of Egypt, Greece, and Cyprus meet in Cairo, photo via AP) Main Headlines  Monday Egypt, Gulf Arab allies discussing anti-extremist military alliance with possible joint force Egypt’s Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis swears allegiance to Islamic State Ethiopia-Egypt trade deals … Continue reading

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