Tag Archives: Suez

Egypt-Turkey: Long, turbulent history

Initially published in Islamist Gate  Ottoman Sultan Selim I, the conquerer of Egypt “History does not repeat itself, but it does rhyme.” This famous quote by Mark Twain is highly relevant to the relationship between Egypt and Turkey. Egypt’s decision … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak: Week 5

A photo of police brutality in Egypt tweeted by Rana Allam, editor of Daily News Egypt @Run_Rana Week 5 Main Headlines: Monday Egypt’s Shura Council green-lights the president’s emergency measures. Egypt’s National Salvation Front rejects dialogue with President Morsi. Protesters … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak: Week 4

The picture  by Al-Masry Al-Youm truly reflect Egypt’s surreal reality. Twitter via @tomgara Main Headlines: Monday Morsi opposes French intervention in Mali Armed Forces reject  Qatari or Non-Egyptian Projects in Suez Canal Uncertainty looms over the chances of new Salafi alliance Central … Continue reading

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