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UAE may play key role in resolution of Renaissance Dam crisis

  • The UAE seems to have become the new destination for indirect negotiations between the conflicting parties in the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam crisis. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi last month visited the UAE and met with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, a...
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Renaissance Dam crisis in danger of exploding

  • The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) crisis has escalated significantly recently. During a meeting of Arab League foreign ministers in Doha last week, Egypt called on Arab nations to adopt a serious position on the project in international forums. Meanwhile, Ethiopian authorities continue...
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Egypt moves to stop the bleeding on dilapidated rail network

  • Egypt has witnessed many train accidents in recent weeks, with dozens of people being killed. The first accident was in late March and was due to a collision between two trains in Sohag Governorate in southern Egypt, which resulted in 199 injuries and 20 deaths. In mid-April, another accident o...
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UN role may be last chance to amicably resolve GERD crisis

  • The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) crisis has begun to take a different direction, especially as a result of this week’s visit to Sudan by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and his meeting with Lt. Gen. Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, president of the Sudanese transitional Sovereignty Cou...
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Egypt’s realistic approach to eastern Mediterranean gas crisis

  • A fishing boat sails in the Mediterranean Sea near an oil station in Alexandria, Egypt, July 18, 2017. (Reuters) The eastern Mediterranean gas crisis is expanding dramatically, and more so than a mere dispute between Greece and Turkey, Egypt and Turkey or Libya and France. The cr...
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If the Libyan ceasefire is to pave the way to peace, the intentions of the GNA must be pure

  • Demonstrators gather during an anti-government protest in Tripoli, Libya, August 25, 2020. (Reuters) Is it possible we are on the brink of peace in Libya at last? Do the warring parties there have a sincere desire to end the country’s political and military crises, and for life t...
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Egypt’s strong military message to Turkey, Tunisia

  • The drums of war on the Libyan-Egyptian border are not beating in the way we are familiar with. Their echo is resonating everywhere in the world. Although not conventional, these drums of war are growing louder and louder. Last month, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi warned of the readi...
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El-Sisi sends sharp, clear message to Turkey on Libya

  • Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi meets members of the Egyptian armed forces in the Sinai peninsula. (Reuters) Cairo’s message to Turkey is very clear: Any action that threatens Libya’s security and stability is also a threat to Egypt. The flow of Turkish-backed militi...
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Cairo Declaration can end the chaos in Libya

  • Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, center, Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, right, and Speaker of the Libyan Parliament Aguila Saleh, in Cairo. (AFP) Things have become clearer regarding the situation in Libya. One party is trying to end violence for the sake of stab...
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Why attacks on Al-Azhar and its grand imam are misguided

  • In the blink of an eye, a scientific and intellectual discussion between the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Sheikh Ahmed Al-Tayeb and President of Cairo University Mohammed Othman Elkhosht at the “Renewing the Religious Discourse” conference turned into some sort of street fight in Egyptian society. Se...
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