Tag Archives: Libya

This Week in Egypt: Week 2-2022 ( January 10-16)

Top Headlines Egypt arrests member of Hasm terrorist group after Istanbul-bound plane made emergency landing in Luxor  Ethiopia clears forests at GERD site in preparation for 3rd filling Egypt to rejoin JPMorgan EM bond index in January 2022 Egyptian, Algerian … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 45-2021 ( Nov 8-14)

Top headlines US, Egypt conclude first ‘strategic dialogue’ under Biden World powers press for Libya elections but disputes remain Sisi calls for withdrawal of all foreign troops from Libya Israel, Egypt to increase military presence along Egypt’s Rafah border Egypt’s … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 43-2021 ( Oct 25-31)

Top Headlines Egypt’s President Sisi ends state of emergency for the first time in years American B1-B bomber flies over Mideast, including Egypt, amid Iran tensions Egypt’s FM discussed latest developments in Sudan with US special envoy Libya’s 5+5 Military … Continue reading

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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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Podcast: Turkey’s proxies try to sabotage upcoming elections in Libya

In this episode of Turkey Trends, I discussed the situation in Libya with Aya Burweila, a senior adviser at the Research Institute for European and American Studies. She highlighted how Turkey and its Islamist proxies and forces in war-torn Libya will do everything … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 25-2021 ( June 21-27)

Top Headlines Sisi makes first Iraq visit by Egyptian leader in decades After UNSC response to Nile dispute, Egypt will have exhausted all peaceful means, Egyptian FM Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis visits Egypt, Egyptian leader backs Greek PM on eastern Med … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 24 -2021 ( June 14-20)

Top Headlines Sudan seeks UNSC resolution obliging Ethiopia to delay GERD filing until reaching ‘legal’ deal Head of Egypt’s General Intelligence Service visits Libya Libyan FM visits Cairo, hails Egypt’s role in success of Libyan dialogue, ending divisions Suez Canal … Continue reading

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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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