Tag Archives: Russia

Time for Arabs to stand with Ukraine

More than 50 days have passed since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, and the attitude in the Middle East towards the war is ambiguous at best. Apart from formal statements from various governments in the region that claim “neutrality,” public … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 12-2022 ( March 21-27)

Top Headlines Egypt devalues its currency; seek IMF support Egypt’s Sisi hosts Israel’s Bennett, UAE’s Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Egyptian FM joined ‘historic’ Abraham Accords Negev summit in Israel Egypt’s Sisi receives phone call from Ukrainian counterpart; Ukraine war could delay Egypt’s … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 11-2021 (March 14-20)

Top Headlines Washington to provide Egypt with F-15 jets Reports suggest Egypt in IMF talks on possible funding amid ar Pressures  UK Lifts Travel Restrictions to Egypt’s South Sinai and Fayoum Egypt displayed recently discovered, well-decorated ancient tombs at a … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 10-2022 ( March 7-13)

Top Headlines Senate rejects bid to block $2B sale of military planes to Egypt Egypt to Ban Exports of Staple Foods to Safeguard Reserves Egyptian pound devaluation likely to be required -JPMorgan  Russia-Ukraine conflict pushes Egypt’s inflation to 10% in … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 9-2022 ( Feb 28- March 6)

Top Headlines Egypt, along with 140 other countries, has voted for a UN resolution calling for a halt to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine Up to 20,000 Ukrainian tourists in Egypt await return to Europe Nearly 4,000 Ukrainian tourists leave Egypt … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 40-2021 ( Oct 4-10)

Top Headlines Egypt close to finalising arrangements for gas supplies to Lebanon Egyptian FM Shoukry delivers message from Sisi to Putin Egypt starts construction of gas pipeline in the Western Desert Egypt raises fuel prices by 25 piasters  Egypt and … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 29-2021 ( July 19-25)

Top Headlines Ethiopia says second filling of giant dam on Blue Nile complete Ethiopia calls for ‘win-win’ solution on GERD, but says will not sign permanent legal deal Egypt’s parliament to vote on law imposing fees on irrigation water, Nile … Continue reading

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This Week In Egypt: Week 45-2019 ( Nov 4-10)

Top Headlines US president Trump says Nile dam talks in Washington ‘went well’ Egypt’s inflation rate slowed to its lowest level in over 9 years Dutch ISIS Militant was involved in plot to bomb Russian aircraft in Egypt’s Sharm El-Sheikh … Continue reading

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Turkey’s Syria Offensive: Day 7 (Oct 15-2019)

Headlines Russia vows to prevent clashes with Assad forces French PM says resurgence of Islamic State is inevitable due to Turkish offensive Turkey rejects Syria ceasefire because ‘you cannot negotiate with terrorists’ Russia says: ‘unacceptable’ Turkish incursion into Syria must … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 50-2017 (Dec 11-17)

Top Headlines Russia to resume flights to Egypt, halted after 2015 bombing Egypt raises security level around churches ahead of Christmas Egypt’s giant Zohr gas field starts production Egyptian presidential Shafiq hopeful apologizes to arrested supporters Egypt’s FP Shoukry: Sending … Continue reading

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