Egypt’s Support of Khalifa Haftar: Forms and Motives

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Mahmoud Gamal Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/egypts-support-of-khalifa-haftar-forms-and-motives/ Since Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi came to power in Egypt after the military coup that he led against the first elected civilian president, Dr. Mohamed Morsi, on July 3, 2013, he has been working to change the doctrine of the Egyptian army. After...

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Development of the military situation in Sinai – Dec.

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Haitham Ghoniem Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/development-of-the-military-situation-in-sinai-dec/ In December 2019, there was a varied activity by the Islamic State’s local organization, known as Sinai Province, in the evicted areas of Rafah, where the militant organization managed to diversify its attacks during December while...

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Reality of Tourism in Egypt between WTTC and Government

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Hussein Duqeil Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/reality-of-tourism-in-egypt-bet-wttc-and-government/ Tourism plays a significant role in the Egyptian economy, as it represents, according to government reports, more than 15% of GDP during FY2018/2019. According to a report by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC)...

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Egypt, Sudan Impasse under GERD Declaration of Principles

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Adel Rafik Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/egypt-sudan-impasse-under-gerd-declaration-of-principles/ This report, published on the official page of Prof. Dr. Ahmed El-Mofti, a Sudanese academic and legal water expert who was member of the International Commission overseeing GERD, consists of two main parts, as follows: –...

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Demarcation of Maritime Borders and Egyptian Strategic Interests

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Khaled Fouad Original Link:  https://en.eipss-eg.org/demarcation-of-maritime-borders-and-egyptian-strategic-interests/ In the wake of the agreement signed between Turkey and Libya last November on demarcation of the maritime borders between the two countries, several questions were raised about maritime border demarcation in the Eastern...

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Egypt: Jihadist Movements during January Revolution

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Ahmed Mawlana Original Link:  https://en.eipss-eg.org/egypt-jihadist-movements-during-january-revolution/ The jihadist stream returned to prominence in the Egyptian scene after its members were released from prison after the January Revolution (2011), who resumed operations following escalation of crackdowns in the wake of the military coup in...

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Egypt: Army Economic Institutions and Road to Full Domination

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Mahmoud Gamal Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/egypt-army-economic-institutions-and-road-to-full-domination/ After Abdel Fattah El Sisi’s military coup on July 3, 2013, the leaders of the ruling military institution adopted a new approach to management of the economic file within the Egyptian State, whereby the army has turned from being...

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Egypt: Dimensions of Privatization of Army Ventures

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Ahmed Zikrallah Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/egypt-dimensions-of-privatization-of-army-ventures/ Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s call for listing companies affiliated with Egypt’s armed forces on the stock exchange along with other state-run firms and assets in the coming period was not surprising to me. On Thursday, October 31, 2019 during...

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2 auctions for Egypt antiquities in London; will Cairo act?!

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Hussein Duqeil Original Link:  https://en.eipss-eg.org/2-auctions-for-egypt-antiquities-in-london-will-cairo-act/ Although the most important exhibition of Egyptian antiquities abroad was inaugurated in London a few days ago: “Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh” at the Saatchi Gallery London (3 Nov. 2019 – 3 May 2020) in the presence...

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Egypt: Asasif Cemetery and the Mysterious Truth

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Hussein Duqeil Original Link:  https://en.eipss-eg.org/egypt-asasif-cemetery-and-the-mysterious-truth/ The announcement of one of the biggest and most important archaeological discoveries of the past 100 years, as described by the Ministry of Antiquities, continues to preoccupy specialists and those concerned in archaeological discoveries –...

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Miserable Egypt in the Int’l Happiness Report

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s):  Dr. Hala Ahmed Original Link:  https://en.eipss-eg.org/miserable-egypt-in-the-intl-happiness-report/ The International Day of Happiness is celebrated worldwide every 20 March, accompanied by a series of reports and statistics that show the rate of happiness in each country, and ranking countries according to these rates. In July 2011, the UN...

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Egypt: Manifestations of Transport Ministry Militarization

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Amgad Hamdi Original Link:  https://en.eipss-eg.org/egypt-manifestations-of-transport-ministry-militarization/ The Cairo Station fire incident on February 27, 2019 – when a train crash caused huge blaze after fuel tank exploded, triggering resignation of former Transport Minister Hisham Arafat and appointment of Kamel Al-Wazir, the former head...

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