Tag Archives: Egypt

This Week in Egypt: Week 19 – 2018 ( may 7-13)

Top Headlines  Egypt’s credit rating is upgraded by S&P Global Ratings Outrage erupts and protesters were arrested over Cairo metro price hike No tangible results achieved in recent Addis Ababa tripartite meeting Egypt follows with “great concern” developments of US … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 18-2018 (Apr 30- May 6)

Top Headlines Egypt wants to speed up negotiations on Ethiopian Dam Nile dam won’t harm Egypt, says new Ethiopian leader US Congress withholds aid to Egypt Egypt’s FM said that sending Arab troops to Egypt is a possibility, but ministry … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 17-2018 ( April 23-29)

Top Headlines An Egyptian military court sentences former chief auditor Geneina to 5 years in prison for ‘broadcasting false news’ Egypt wants to speed up Ethiopia dam negotiations Heavy rains pummel Cairo and parts of Egypt Egyptian, Bahraini special forces … Continue reading

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This Week In Egypt: Week 16- 2018 ( April 16-22)

Top Headlines Egypt to decline any request by US to send troops to Syria Egypt regrets lack of response from Ethiopia and Sudan to invitation to discuss dam on Friday, says FM Shoukry Sudan complains to UN over Egypt holding … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 15 -2018 ( April 9-15)

Top Headlines Egypt to extend state of emergency for three months Egypt denies it hindered Ethiopian dam talks Egypt armed forces foil ‘terrorist’ plot in central Sinai Egypt and UAE launch joint military exercise in Red Sea Egypt military court … Continue reading

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Egypt, Ethiopia, and the Potential of a Water War

Amidst the brewing dispute on Nile water, Ethiopia and Sudan blame Egypt for failure of Nile dam talks, while Egypt rejects Ethiopian and Sudanese statements, here is an English version of my latest for Al-Hurra on the dispute over the Renaissance … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 14-2018 ( April 2-8)

Top Headlines National Elections Authority (NEA) has declared Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi the winner of Egypt’s 2018 presidential election Egypt’s Sisi vows to work for all Egyptians without discrimination after securing second term Current round of Ethiopian dam talks in Khartoum yield … Continue reading

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Do Egyptians Regret Hosni Mubarak Today?

  It was great pleasure to join a group of Egypt’s expert  and provide an answer to the above question as posed by Diwan blog, the Middle East insight from Carnegie. To read all replies, please click here Up until 2013, this question … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 13-2018 ( March 26-April 1)

Top Headlines  Egypt’s Sisi secures over 90% of vote in 2018 presidential elections with turnout over 40%: State TV projection Presidential runner-up Moussa Mostafa Moussa said he felt proud of the result of the presidential election, after obtaining an estimated … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 12- 2018 ( March 19-25)

Top Headlines Two policemen were killed as bomb blast misses Egypt’s Alexandria security director Egyptians to vote tomorrow, Sisi re-election guaranteed In a televised interview, Sisi Sisi says he wanted more challengers in Egyptian election Egypt’s Sisi visits air base … Continue reading

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