Tag Archives: Sudan

Egypt, Ethiopia, and the Potential of a Water War

Amidst the brewing dispute on Nile water, Ethiopia and Sudan blame Egypt for failure of Nile dam talks, while Egypt rejects Ethiopian and Sudanese statements, here is an English version of my latest for Al-Hurra on the dispute over the Renaissance … 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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This Week in Egypt: Week 10-2018 ( March 5-11)

Top Headlines Saudi Arabia and Egypt agree to a $10 billion deal to build a new mega city Saudi Crown Prince meets Coptic Pope Tawadros II at Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo Saudi crown prince winds up trip to Egypt … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 4-2018 ( Jan 22-28)

Top Headlines Egypt is heading towards elections with only President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s name on the ballot Political opposition figures demands halt of electoral process Leading member of halted Egyptian presidential campaign Hisham Genina was attacked and injured Egypt’s Sisi … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 35-2017 (Aug 28-Sept 3)

Top Headlines UK lifts laptop cabin ban on flights from Cairo Israel’s ambassador returns to Egypt after 8 months away Israel may reduce Egypt’s fine for halting gas supplies in 2012 Egypt blocks more websites raising the total number of … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 31 (July 31-Aug 6)

Top Headlines Egypt dismisses Qatari allegations of using membership to ‘achieve political purposes’ Egypt’s foreign-currency reserves jumped to a record in July, as investor confidence surged Egypt names new head of stock exchange Egypt and Russia broker truce between Syrian … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2017- Week 5 ( Jan 30- Feb 5)

Top Headlines Louvre attacker refuses to speak to investigators Islamic authority rejects Egypt’s move to reform divorce Egypt court acquits 12 lawyers accused of ‘spreading false news’ on Red Sea island deal Cairo airport to allow barred travelers to board … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2014 – Week 42 (Oct 13- 19)

(John Kerry with Egyptian special forces  via Egypt” Youm 7 newspaper)  Main Headlines  Monday Kerry meets Egypt’s Sisi to press for democracy‪ Egypt to receive $5B in loans from Saudi Arabia and UAE Man accused of sexually harassing journalist on EgyptAir … Continue reading

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Middle East Digest. December 2013 Part II

Iran British envoy to visit Iran for first time in two years Iran ready to discuss island dispute with UAE Iran’s Zarif stretches Gulf trip to include UAE Iran diplomacy must be backed by military power: Chuck Hagel Hassan Rouhani … Continue reading

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Middle East Digest: October Edition

This is a monthly selection of news, reports, and articles covering the Middle East (except Egypt). I hope you find it useful.  Syria Chemical experts  begin destroying Syria’s weapons arsenal UN urges immediate humanitarian access to Syria Syria wins cautious … Continue reading

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