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This Week In Egypt: Week 43-2020 (Oct 19-25)

Top Headlines Egypt begins voting to elect new parliament  Ethiopia summons U.S. ambassador after Trump suggests Egypt may blow-up Ethiopian Dam U.S., Sudan press for amicable solution over Ethiopia dam dispute France urges Middle Eastern countries to stop boycott of … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 41-2020 ( Oct 5- 11)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi ratifies maritime demarcation agreement with Greece Russia and Egypt to hold joint naval drills in Black Sea  Egypt’s annual inflation continues to drop to 3.3% Egypt keeps domestic fuel prices unchanged Egypt receives a new baby … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 38-2020 ( Sept 14-20)

Top Headlines Egypt slams statements made by Turkish Foreign Minister as ‘baseless, contradictory’ Egypt, Greece agree to reject ‘provocative actions’ in Eastern Mediterranean Italian energy giant Eni announces new gas discovery offshore Egypt A recent Goldman Sachs report reveals that … Continue reading

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Oruc Reis Between Turkey and Greece

Oruç Reis, a Turkish research vessel, which is carrying out drilling surveys in the East Mediterranean sea, is getting close to the Greek island of Kastellorizo, raising the tension in the region to an alarming level.  It is no coincidence that Erdogan’s … Continue reading

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Twitter Thread: Another church, another sad story from Turkey

Last month, the Turkish president Erdogan has converted two churches in Istanbul, Hagia Sophia and Chora church, to working mosques. Now Turkish officials have demolished an ancient Greek Orthodox church in the country’s northwestern province of Bursa, after the structure … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 35-2020 ( Aug 24-31)

Top Headlines Greek parliament ratifies maritime accord with Egypt  Acting leader of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood arrested in Cairo Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia conclude GERD meeting without agreement Egypt’s armed forces have killed 77 terrorist elements during various raids in the last … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 34-2020 ( Aug 17-23)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi welcomes ceasefire calls by Libyan warring parties Greece to ratify sea accord with Egypt on August 26 New Egyptian legislation aims to reduce Al-Azhar’s authority Egypt brings new crude pipeline at al-Hamra port Occupancy rates in … Continue reading

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Podcast: Arabs are wondering, is Erdogan all talk? – Nervana Mahmoud- Ahval

I recorded this podcast with Ahval’s editor David Lepeska that war is a real possibility in the eastern Mediterranean, that Turkey has taken all decision-making power away from Libya’s Tripoli-based Government of National Accord and that Turkish President Erdogan has … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 32-2020 ( Aug 3-9)

Top Headlines   Egypt and Greece sign agreement on exclusive economic zone Turkey says Egypt-Greece deal falls in its continental shelf Egypt has decided to withdrew from latest Nile dam talks for internal consultations Egyptian-operated ship was unloading Ukrainian wheat in … 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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