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This Week in Egypt: Week 15 -2018 ( April 9-15)

Top Headlines Egypt to extend state of emergency for three months Egypt denies it hindered Ethiopian dam talks Egypt armed forces foil ‘terrorist’ plot in central Sinai Egypt and UAE launch joint military exercise in Red Sea Egypt military court … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 14-2018 ( April 2-8)

Top Headlines National Elections Authority (NEA) has declared Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi the winner of Egypt’s 2018 presidential election Egypt’s Sisi vows to work for all Egyptians without discrimination after securing second term Current round of Ethiopian dam talks in Khartoum yield … Continue reading

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Do Egyptians Regret Hosni Mubarak Today?

  It was great pleasure to join a group of Egypt’s expert  and provide an answer to the above question as posed by Diwan blog, the Middle East insight from Carnegie. To read all replies, please click here Up until 2013, this question … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 13-2018 ( March 26-April 1)

Top Headlines  Egypt’s Sisi secures over 90% of vote in 2018 presidential elections with turnout over 40%: State TV projection Presidential runner-up Moussa Mostafa Moussa said he felt proud of the result of the presidential election, after obtaining an estimated … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 12- 2018 ( March 19-25)

Top Headlines Two policemen were killed as bomb blast misses Egypt’s Alexandria security director Egyptians to vote tomorrow, Sisi re-election guaranteed In a televised interview, Sisi Sisi says he wanted more challengers in Egyptian election Egypt’s Sisi visits air base … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 11-2018 ( March 12-18)

Top Headlines  High voter turnout noted in Egypt presidential polls in the diaspora Egypt and UAE: Quartet stands firm on 13 demands for Qatar Egypt sees tourism rebound ahead of vote Egypt’s top prosecutor announces hotlines to combat ‘false news’ … Continue reading

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Competing Authoritarianism: Sisi versus Erdoğan

  This month, Egyptians head to the polls to elect their president. On paper, the only challenger to President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is the relatively unknown Egyptian politician Mousa Mostafa Mousa. The real challenger to Sisi, however, is not from … Continue reading

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Can President Sisi freeze politics in Egypt?

Here is an English version of my latest for Al-Hurra “I am not a politician, someone who just talks (beta3-kalam).” Perhaps the most telling part of Sisi’s speech at the inauguration of Egypt’s Zohr gas field last month was the fact … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 9 ( Feb 26 -Mar 4)

Top Headlines Saudi crown prince lands in Egypt on first public trip Egypt‘s top court waives legal challenges to Red Sea islands transfer to Saudi Arabia Egypt arrests mother of woman at center of a BBC report Cabinet approves bill … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 8- 2018 ( Feb 19-25)

Top Headlines Lead partners in Israel’s largest gas fields sign $15 billion deal to export gas to Egypt  Egypt’s government is not a partner in $15 billion gas deal with Israel: Egyptian president Sisi Six Muslim Brotherhood fugitives arrested at … Continue reading

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