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Solutions to Ethiopian dam crisis difficult but possible

  • Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi shakes hands with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed at the Ittihadiya presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt, June 10, 2018. (Reuters) Negotiations over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) are deadlocked, but they will be “resumed,” a...
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Egypt and Sudan should close border loophole

  • Nadira Nassif is the self-proclaimed prime minister of the Kingdom of the Yellow Mountain. (Social Media)  A woman called Nadira Nassif, speaking Levantine Arabic, this month appeared on a social media video to announce the creation of a new Arab nation, the “Kingdom of...
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The absent Egyptian role in Sudan

  • Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly. (Reuters) Egypt and Sudan have been one country since ancient times; both peoples are bonded by brotherhood, love and cordiality. But, on the political level, we often find what disturbs this good relationship. These disturbances increa...
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Has Sudan’s revolution reached its final destination?

  • Deputy Chairman of the Sudanese Transitional Military Council, Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, right, and Sudan’s opposition alliance coalition’s leader Ahmad al-Rabiah, centre, sign a power sharing deal, as Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, left, witnesses, in Khartoum. (Reuters) Aft...
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The key to Sudan’s stability and unity

  • The military in Sudan is one of the most important elements in the political equation — not only because it now runs the country after the recent revolution, but also because it occupies a large portion of Sudan’s collective memory, whether negatively or positively. The Sudanese Army has ...
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Is this a new Sudan or a new coup?

  • Brig. Gen. Omar Hassan Ahmad Al-Bashir ruled Sudan for 30 years. (Reuters) I was among the first to visit Khartoum after the April 1985 uprising, and our plane was the second to land at Khartoum International Airport, preceded only by the plane that carried Libyan foreign ministe...
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Arab League to use diplomacy to fight US decision on Golan

  • Arab leaders at the 30th Arab Summit in Tunis. (Reuters) In the past, Arab citizens have always complained about the inability of Arab League summits to produce resolutions that meet the aspirations of the people of the region, which stretches from the Atlantic to the Arabian Gul...
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Egypt’s struggle to stop the threats coming across its borders

  • Egyptian Army's armored vehicles are seen on a highway to nrth Sinai during a launch of a major assault against militants in Ismailia in February 2018. (Ministry of Defence/Handout via REUTERS) Egypt’s four borders are a source of constant concern for the Cairo government, a...
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Egypt needs a full debate on proposed constitutional changes

  • Let us first agree that state constitutions are not holy texts; they change with the times and according to the requirements of political, social and — perhaps — economic conditions. Therefore, the proposal submitted by the Support Egypt coalition, the majority parliamentary bloc, to amend a...
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Intellectual approach needed to fight back against anti-Copt rhetoric

  •   The only differences between the Nov. 2 gun attack on buses carrying Coptic Christians on their way back from a visit to St. Samuel’s Monastery in Upper Egypt and a similar attack that happened in May 2017 are the names of the martyrs and the numbers killed.   In the re...
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