Sisi’s Policy of Constant Change of Military Leaders

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Mahmoud Gamal Original Link:  https://en.eipss-eg.org/sisis-policy-of-constant-change-of-military-leaders/ Since assuming power following the July 2013 military coup, General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has adopted a policy of constant change of military leaders, whether inside the army or those appointed as governors and heads of civil bodies...

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Sisi refutes contractor’s allegations that state funds were wasted on vanity projects at hastily organized youth conference

Source: Madamasr Author(s): Madamasr Original Link:  https://madamasr.com/en/2019/09/15/feature/politics/sisi-refutes-contractors-allegations-that-state-funds-were-wasted-on-vanity-projects-at-hastily-organized-youth-conference/ In his first public response to accusations by a former business partner made in a series of viral videos over the past 10 days, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi called...

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Civil society leaders fight travel bans as 9-year NGO foreign funding case drags on

Source: Madamasr Author(s): Madamasr Original Link:  https://madamasr.com/en/2019/09/15/feature/politics/civil-society-leaders-fight-travel-bans-as-9-year-ngo-foreign-funding-case-drags-on/ Thirteen human rights advocates and representatives of multiple Egyptian organizations continue to fight travel bans imposed on them in Case 173/2011, known as the NGO foreign funding case. The case, which...

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Assessment of Egypt’s Cash Transfer Social Programs

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Mohamed Ahmed Abbas Original Link:  https://en.eipss-eg.org/assessment-of-egypts-cash-transfer-social-programs/ Egypt launched the so-called “economic reform program” in 2014, including removal of energy subsidies (in addition to flotation of the Egyptian pound and the introduction of a new VAT tax) within the framework of the government’s $12...

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Prevalence of Divorce in Egyptian Society

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Dr. Hala Ahmed Original Link:  https://en.eipss-eg.org/prevalence-of-divorce-in-egyptian-society/ There is a divorce case in Egypt every four minutes, a shocking figure announced by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) in Egypt. According to official statistics, Egypt ranks first among world countries in...

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Egypt: Integration into Military Colleges & Change Requirements

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Mahmoud Gamal Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/egypt-integration-into-military-colleges-change-requirements/ A review of the experiences and examples of Islamist movements that aimed to change the ruling regimes in their countries would reveal that some of them had got clearly defined plans that helped them achieve their goals and...

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A shifting development paradigm for the Middle East and North Africa

Source: Middle East Institute Author(s): Rabah Arezki Original Link:  https://www.mei.edu/publications/shifting-development-paradigm-middle-east-and-north-africa Economic development paradigms have shifted focus over past decades: from minimizing imports to encouraging exports as the path to prosperity. Individual countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) have had little success...

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Egyptian Antiquities & Legalization of Smuggling

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Hussein Duqeil Original Link:  https://en.eipss-eg.org/egyptian-antiquities-legalization-of-smuggling/ The sale of the head of Tutankhamun at an auction in London in July 2019 provoked angry reactions from a wide range of Egyptians, which is good in itself, but reviewing these responses shows that most of them were misplaced; which indicates...

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Vision of the Egyptian Political System for Education

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Amgad Hamdi Original Link:  https://en.eipss-eg.org/vision-of-the-egyptian-political-system-for-education/ The policies that governed the education process in Egypt after July 1952 have led to deterioration of the education project as a choice for building the renaissance and progress of the Egyptian State. Although education flourished during...

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Austerity measures a major cause of poverty increase, statistics agency advisor says

Source: Madamasr Author(s): Beesan Kassab Original Link:  https://madamasr.com/en/2019/09/04/feature/economy/austerity-measures-a-major-cause-of-poverty-increase-statistics-agency-advisor-says/ The results of a biannual government report on household finances published at the end of July show that Egypt’s poverty rate increased 4.7% to 32.5% of the population over 2017 and 2018, up from 27.8%...

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Egypt’s Prisons: History of Negotiations for Freedom

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Ahmad Al-Azhari Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/egypts-prisons-history-of-negotiations-for-freedom/ There are several reports that have recently been circulated about repentance, reconciliation, or negotiations run by some political detainees with the current Egyptian regime, hoping to be pardoned and released from prison to continue...

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