Tag Archives: Israel

This Week in Egypt: Week 37-2021 ( Sept 13-19)

Top Headlines U.N. council urges Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan to restart dam talks President Biden to withhold, restrict some military aid to Egypt Egyptian president and Israeli prime minister have talks in first formal meeting between two countries in over a … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 35- 2021 ( Aug 30- Sept 5)

Top Headlines President Sisi stresses Egypt’s solidarity with Cyprus against practices compromising its sovereignty Second round of Turkey-Egypt diplomatic talks to be held in Ankara President Sisi congratulates Israeli counterpart for new position, advent of new Jewish year Egypt’s Sisi … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 33-2021 ( Aug 16-22)

Top Headlines Ever-Given the ship that blocked Suez Canal in March, crosses the canal again Egyptian president invites Israel’s Bennett for official visit Egypt closes Rafah border with Gaza until further notice Archaeologists surprised by discovery of 6th century Christian town … Continue reading

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Will Egypt inherit Gaza?

Egypt sent building equipments to Gaza – Via yahoo History repeats itself is a valid cliché in the Middle East. Following the defeat of the Arab states by Israel in 1948, the Israel-Egypt Armistice Agreement was signed in Rhodes on February 24, … Continue reading

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Podcast: On Turkey and Israel, and the recent escalation in Gaza

Reposting my podcast for Ahval’s Turkey Trends with Michael Koplow , Policy Director at the Israel Policy Forum in Washington D.C., on the relations between Turkey and Israel and how both Israel and Egypt seek to keep Turkey out of … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 21-2021 ( May 24-30)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi and president Biden discuss Gaza cease-fire and reconstruction  Blinken says U.S. and Egypt are working closely to reinforce ceasefire in Gaza Israeli FM visits Egypt for first time in 13 years Egypt’s intelligence chief holds talks with … Continue reading

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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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This Week in Egypt: Week 19-2021 ( May 10-17)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi authorizes a new Suez Canal expansion project after ship blockade, dredging starts Egypt sends ambulances to pick up wounded from Gaza US is committed to helping reach win-win outcome in GERD issue UAE offers to mediate … Continue reading

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Twitter thread: The complex legal situation of Jerusalem properties

As the escalation in Israel-Palestine continues to rise, it is important to understand the root of the current crisis. This interesting thread may help explaining the complexity of the situation in Jerusalem.

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Reblog: Can Palestinians be wrong? Hussain Abdul-Hussain

This superb piece by Hussain Abdul-Hussain ( originally published here) highlights important flaws of Khalidi’s book, The Hundred Years’ War on Palestine, and how it suffers logical fallacies, absence of key events, and inadequate understanding of global affairs. Enjoy… I … Continue reading

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