Tag Archives: Libya

Podcast: Erdoğan’s neo-Ottomanism in effect with Turkey’s foreign occupation in Libya

Earlier this month, Libya’s first female foreign minister Najla Mangoush asked Turkey to cooperate in ending the presence of foreign forces in the country, a move that has prompted criticism from certain Libyan political groups. It was Islamists who attacked … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 18-2021 ( May 3-9)

Top Headlines France to sell Egypt 30 fighter jets in $4.5 billion deal, Egyptian and French armies carry out joint naval, air drills  Egypt and Turkey officials meet for talks to reset frayed ties  Egypt calls on Turkey to stop escalations against … Continue reading

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This Week In Egypt: Week 17-2021 ( Apr 26- May 2)

Top Headlines Egyptian PM: Egypt will not give up a single drop of its Nile water share Egypt and Sudan build pressure on Italian company responsible for building Ethiopia’s Nile dam Egypt appoints Chargé d’Affairs in Tripoli Turkey says better ties … Continue reading

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Podcast: Turkey and proxies will try to stop Libya’s upcoming elections

Here is my latest podcast Ahval’s Turkish Trends discussing Libya with Aya Burweila, a senior adviser at the Research Institute for European and American Studies and a BBC Expert Woman in Terrorism and Radicalisation. Burweila said that Turkey and its … Continue reading

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Podcast: Turkey and Egypt- A discussion with Steven Cook

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu announced the beginning of a new era in the relations between Egypt and Turkey this week. Egypt’s lukewarm response to apparent olive branches from Turkey, on the other hand, has raised questions on the success … 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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This Week in Egypt: Week 6-2021 ( Feb 8-14)

Top Headlines Egypt opens Rafah crossing with Gaza until further notice Cairo hosts intra-Palestinian reconciliation dialogue Philia Forum of European, Arab FMs to Be Held in Athens Egypt’s FM says ties with US ‘close, strategic’ over 4 decades  World’s ‘oldest … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 5-2021 ( Feb 1-7 )

Top Headlines Egypt’s president says he supports interim Libya government Egypt has freed Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein COVID-19: Egypt targets 35 million people in 1st vaccine roll-out Egypt targets 35 million people in 1st Covid -19 vaccine rollout Ancient mummies … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: First days of 2021

Apology for the temporary break in posting my weekly Egypt’s compilation, due to the passing of my mother. Here is a summery of news and reports from the first few days of 2021; full compilation to follow next Sunday.   Wish … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 42-2020 ( Oct 12-18)

Top Headlines Ethiopia increases GERD storage capacity to 74 billion cubic meters without research Egypt stresses to Germany rejection of ‘territorial expansion’ by some actors in east Mediterranean Egyptian army begins “Radaa (deterrence) 2020” military drills Turkey signals willingness to … Continue reading

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