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This Week in Egypt: Week 39-2018 ( Sept 24-30)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi and Israel Netanyahu discuss peace process in New York  An Egyptian court orders retrial of Muslim Brotherhood leader Egypt and Israel energy companies sign $518m deal to buy control of gas exports pipeline Egypt ceases imports … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 35 (Aug 27-Sept 2)

Top Headlines Ethiopian PM and Egyptian President Hold Talks In Beijing Egypt’s Sisi appoints Major General Sherif Seif El-Din Hussein as new head of the country’s anti-corruption authority Egypt‘s Sisi ratifies law to clamp down on social media Manal Mikhail … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 34 ( August 20-26)

Top Headlines  4 police officers and 4 militants were killed in an attack in North Sinai’s Al-Arish ISIS claims responsibility for Sinai’s Al-Arish attack Egypt’s FM and intelligence chief head to Ethiopia to discuss Renaissance Dam Holidaymakers to be evacuated … Continue reading

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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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