Egyptian-Iranian Relations from Morsi to Sisi

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Hassan Saab Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/egyptian-iranian-relations-from-morsi-to-sisi/ The ambiguous relationship between Iran and Egypt is an apparent manifestation of the clashing or complicated relations between the Sunnis and Shiites in general, the Arabs and Persians in particular. This relationship has gone through many...

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Egypt’s diplomatic efforts in Libya seem to be bearing fruit

Source: Middle East Institute Author(s): Mirette F. Mabrouk Original Link: https://www.mei.edu/blog/monday-briefing-afghan-taliban-could-bite-pakistan-hand-had-fed-it#mabrouk What happens in Libya has always been almost as interesting to the Egyptian government as its own domestic affairs. That interest stems from several reasons, chief among them security, regional influence, and the economy...

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The return of the pharaohs: The rise of Egypt’s civilization-state

Source: Middle East Institute Author(s): Mohammed Soliman Original Link: https://www.mei.edu/publications/return-pharaohs-rise-egypts-civilization-state After decades of soul searching to define itself as a state, Egypt is building its own civilization-state and seeks to join an emerging club of nations that center historical and cultural tradition in their policy and governance structures and...

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The Bennett-Sisi Meeting: A Rare Chance to Publicly Boost Relations

Source: The Washington Institute Author(s): Haisam Hassanein Original Link: https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/bennett-sisi-meeting-rare-chance-publicly-boost-relations The welcome visit indicates that Egypt-Israel ties can thrive post-Netanyahu, potentially expanding from the security domain to economic and civil affairs. Read more at original link

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El-Sisi and Bennett meet amid regional effort to revive the Israeli-Palestinian issue

Source: Middle East Institute Author(s): Mirette F. Mabrouk Original Link: https://www.mei.edu/blog/monday-briefing-damned-if-you-do-and-damned-if-you-dont-new-government-beirut#mabrouk Sharm el-Sheikh has long been a favored spot for Egyptian-Israeli official meets. It’s now an internationally renowned tourist destination, but it’s also in Sinai, conveniently placed for both parties and easy...

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What Shapes Radical Youth’s Decision to Take up Arms in Egypt?

Source: Italian Institute for International Political Studies Author(s): Georges Fahmi and Nouran Ahmed Original Link: https://www.ispionline.it/en/pubblicazione/what-shapes-radical-youths-decision-take-arms-egypt-31605 On the 3rd of July 2013, the Egyptian military, supported by a large part of the Egyptian population as well as the judiciary, political opposition, and prominent religious...

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Arab Women Political Prisoners Jailed by US Middle East Allies

Source: Arab Center Washington DC Author(s): Sahar Khamis Original Link: https://arabcenterdc.org/resource/arab-women-political-prisoners-jailed-by-us-middle-east-allies/ When President Joe Biden was sworn in on January 20th as the 46th president of the United States, America’s friends in particular hoped that his administration would take a strong moral stand against all human rights...

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The Role of Egyptians in the 9/11 Attacks Still Reverberates Today

Source: Council on Foreign Relations Author(s): Steven A. Cook Original Link: https://www.cfr.org/in-brief/role-egyptians-911-attacks-still-reverberates-today Members of Egypt’s jihadi movement played important roles in inspiring and plotting the 9/11 attacks. Egypt still struggles with some of the factors that gave rise to such extremism. Read more at original link

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Marital Rape in Egypt: Between Legal Gaps and Social Views

Source: The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy Author(s): Habiba Abdelaal Original Link: https://timep.org/commentary/analysis/marital-rape-in-egypt-between-legal-gaps-and-social-views/ The topic of marital rape crime recently made headlines in Egypt after actress Nada Adel spoke up on social media in June to speak about it, accusing her ex-husband musician Tamim Younes of marital rape...

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“Security Forces Dealt with Them”

Source: Human Rights Watch Author(s): Human Rights Watch Original Link: https://www.hrw.org/report/2021/09/07/security-forces-dealt-them/suspicious-killings-and-extrajudicial-executions This report covers a pattern of suspicious killings and probable extrajudicial executions by Egyptian Interior Ministry forces of people who at the moment of their deaths apparently posed no life-threatening...

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Human Rights In Egypt Between Law And Reality (3)

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Noura El Hafiane Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/human-rights-in-egypt-between-law-and-reality-3/ The first and second part of this study addressed the key rights and freedoms that are widely violated by the Egyptian authorities despite the international and regional treaties, agreements and covenants as well as the Egyptian Constitution...

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