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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: Update-Day 10

The pause was so short as events continue to unfold in Syria. Here is a brief summery, including a crucial report by Amnesty on evidence of war crimes committed by the Turkish side. Headlines Amid scattered fighting, Turkey’s Erdogan threatens … Continue reading

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Turkey’s Syria Offensive: Day 9 -Oct 17-2019

For the last few days, I have chronicled the events in North Syria, following the Turkish invasion. As a ceasefire has been reached, I will pause this chronicle unless further developments happen. Thanks everyone who read and supported my blog.  … Continue reading

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Turkey’s Syria offensive Day 8 -Oct 16-2019

Headlines Turkey’s President Erdogan has rejected U.S. demands to cease fire in Syria Turkey Advances on Kobani in latest broken promise Turkey-Kurd conflict ‘has nothing to do with us,’ Trump says Turkey may be ‘responsible’ for executions of Kurds in … Continue reading

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Turkey’s Syria Offensive: Day 6-Oct 14-2019

Headlines Guardian’s today Timeline Syrian troops enter towns in northeast as Erdogan warns of wider offensive Trump to impose sanctions on Turkey on Turkey NATO’s Stoltenberg defends stance on Turkey’s offensive in Syria EU condemns Turkey over Syria, but no … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 37 ( Sept 9-15)

Top Headlines Egypt’s el-Sisi dismisses corruption allegations Egypt calls on US to remove Sudan from terror list Trump, awaiting Egyptian Counterpart at Summit, reportedly called Out for “my favourite dictator” Egypt to start work on $2.4-billion telecom network for first … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 35-2019 (August 26- Sept 1)

Again, I am grateful to my friends who helped me compiling this week’s news and reports. I am also grateful to my followers and their supportive messages. It has been tough few weeks with sickness but hopefully the worst is … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 18 ( April 29- May 5)

Top Headlines  The Trump administration is working to designate the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organisation Egypt has formally received a third submarine of the four it has been promised, as part of a deal with German Egypt warns Turkey … Continue reading

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The time is not ripe for a “deal of the century”

Ahead of Jared Kushner, the senior advisor to President Donald Trump, speech at the Washington Institute, in which he will discuss the Trump administration’s Middle East peace effort, here is my piece on why Kushner plan is doomed to fail. The … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 15 ( April 8-14)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi visits Washington Trump taps diplomatic veteran Jonathan Cohen to be ambassador to Egypt US pledges sanctions on Egypt if purchasing of Russian fighter S-35 jets occurs Egypt’s president meets Libyan commander Haftar in Cairo Egyptparliament to … Continue reading

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