Tag Archives: Israel

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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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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