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Egyptian Aak 2015 – Week 35 ( Aug 24 -30)

Top Headlines El-Sisi visits Russia (Tuesday) Arab League postpones issuance of “unified military force” protocol (Wednesday) Egypt sentences Al-Jazeera English journalists to 3 years in prison (Saturday) Egypt summons UK ambassador over criticism of Al-Jazeera trial (Sunday) Egypt to hold … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak. Week 46 (Nov 11-17)

Main headlines  Monday Egypt to adopt a French political system: Salmawy Appeal court has extended the detention of deposed president Morsi over jailbreak Egypt, and Russia to discuss political and military cooperation Pro-Sisi campaign wants army support on Mohamed Mahmoud anniversary … Continue reading

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Three reasons for the Egypt-Russia rapprochement

Initially published in  AL-Monitor CAIRO — In May 1958, Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser started an 18-day state visit to Russia, a visit that officially marked a recalibration of Egyptian foreign policy away from the Western sphere, and toward the Soviet camp. Fifty-five … Continue reading

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