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This Week in Egypt: Week 23- 2018 (June 4-10)

Top Headlines President Sisi appoints Mostafa Madbouly, former housing minister, as new prime minister Egypt, Ethiopia agree to settle differences over Nile mega-dam Libya’s army air raid kills Egyptian al-Qaeda leader in Derna Egypt unveils pay rises ahead of fresh … Continue reading

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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 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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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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This Week in Egypt: Week 3-2018 ( Jan 15-21)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi announces intention to run for second term Ex-military chief of staff to run in Egyptian presidential election Pence starts Middle East tour in Egypt, pledges ‘shoulder-to-shoulder’ support Sisi appoints his office director as acting head of … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt- Week 52-Last Week of 2017

Top Headlines Gunman kills 9 in Egypt church attack claimed by ISIS Egypt hangs 15 militants convicted of 2013 Sinai attacks  Egypt security forces kill three suspected militants, arrest 10 others British woman accused of bringing 300 painkiller tablets into … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 46- 2017 ( Nov13-19)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi: No one can touch Egypt’s share of Nile waters Lebanon’s Hariri to visit on Tuesday Arab League: Iran’s regional threats have crossed all limits Egypt-Gaza border opens under PA control for first time in a decade … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2016- Week 28 (July 11- 17)

Top Headlines Word “fire” is heard on voice recorder of doomed Egypt Air Egypt orders Muslim preachers to deliver identical weekly sermons Sisi will participate in Beijing G20 summit in September Egypt’s Sisi extends state of emergency in parts of … Continue reading

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