Tag Archives: Israel

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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This Week in Egypt: Week 7-2021 ( Feb 15-21)

Top Headlines US stops Trump’s aid freeze to Ethiopia over dam dispute US approves sale of new military equipment to Egypt  Egypt’s el-Sisi offers support to Libya’s new prime minister Israel to link Leviathan gas field to Egyptian LNG plants Egypt … Continue reading

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Twitter Thread: Biden pauses F-35 sale to UAE

The Biden administration has put a temporary hold on several major foreign arms sales initiated by former President Donald Trump, including a massive $23 billion transfer of stealth F-35 fighters to the United Arab Emirates. Here is a collection of … Continue reading

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To Israel: A clarion call for peace from UAE

“Today I tell you, and I declare it to the whole world, that we accept to live with you in permanent peace based on justice.”  These momentous words, uttered by Egyptian President Anwar Sadat on November 20, 1977, in the Israeli … Continue reading

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What If Israel Vanished?

  Advert of Egyptian drama “The End”- produced by Synergy   A science-fiction Egyptian Ramadan drama, “The End”, set in the year 2120, has depicted what many in the Middle East wish would become a reality____ the destruction of Israel. … Continue reading

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On Naoum Shebib and the Systematic obliteration of Jewish history in the Arab world

  No Egyptian citizen or visitor to Egypt does not know or has not heard of the iconic Cairo Tower, one of the most important landmarks of the Egyptian capital. Very few people, however, know the man behind this interesting … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 5 ( Jan 27-Feb2)

Top Headlines Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan to sign final agreement on Blue Nile dam next month -joint statement Egypt Israel gas line is attacked by unidentified assailants Egypt sentenced Hisham al-Ashmawy, a former special forces officer turned Islamist militant, and 36 … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 40 (Sept 30-Oct 6)

Top Headlines Egypt says talks over Ethiopia’s Nile dam deadlocked and calls for international mediation Egypt hints at Political reform, restores food subsidies to some Israeli Gas Shares Soar After Egypt Planned Supply Boos Lost Egyptian temple unearthed 2,200 years … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 22 – 2019 ( May 27-June2)

Top Headlines  Top Egyptian militant suspect Hisham al-Ashmawy was transferred to Egypt from eastern Libya Egypt’s Sisi: Security of Arabian Gulf part, parcel of Arab national security Egypt raises concerns over Turkish involvement in Libya Egypt’s Military spokesman has dismissed … Continue reading

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The time is not ripe for a “deal of the century”

Ahead of Jared Kushner, the senior advisor to President Donald Trump, speech at the Washington Institute, in which he will discuss the Trump administration’s Middle East peace effort, here is my piece on why Kushner plan is doomed to fail. The … Continue reading

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