Tag Archives: Ukraine

Time for Arabs to stand with Ukraine

More than 50 days have passed since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, and the attitude in the Middle East towards the war is ambiguous at best. Apart from formal statements from various governments in the region that claim “neutrality,” public … Continue reading

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Twitter thread: Russia war in Ukraine

Since the beginning of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, I read several important Twitter threads on the conflict that are worth reading. However, I choose those three threads ( plus few other tweets)because they highlight important angles of the conflict … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 13-2022 ( March 28-April 3)

Top Headlines Gulf countries give billions to Egypt to prevent food crisis Egypt’s Sisi discusses Ukraine-Russia talks with Ukraine’s Zelensky Egypt and Greece FMs discuss boosting energy cooperation and possible LNG supply Qatar-Energy to acquire 40% stake in an exploration block, … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 12-2022 ( March 21-27)

Top Headlines Egypt devalues its currency; seek IMF support Egypt’s Sisi hosts Israel’s Bennett, UAE’s Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Egyptian FM joined ‘historic’ Abraham Accords Negev summit in Israel Egypt’s Sisi receives phone call from Ukrainian counterpart; Ukraine war could delay Egypt’s … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 11-2021 (March 14-20)

Top Headlines Washington to provide Egypt with F-15 jets Reports suggest Egypt in IMF talks on possible funding amid ar Pressures  UK Lifts Travel Restrictions to Egypt’s South Sinai and Fayoum Egypt displayed recently discovered, well-decorated ancient tombs at a … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 10-2022 ( March 7-13)

Top Headlines Senate rejects bid to block $2B sale of military planes to Egypt Egypt to Ban Exports of Staple Foods to Safeguard Reserves Egyptian pound devaluation likely to be required -JPMorgan  Russia-Ukraine conflict pushes Egypt’s inflation to 10% in … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 9-2022 ( Feb 28- March 6)

Top Headlines Egypt, along with 140 other countries, has voted for a UN resolution calling for a halt to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine Up to 20,000 Ukrainian tourists in Egypt await return to Europe Nearly 4,000 Ukrainian tourists leave Egypt … Continue reading

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