Are Recent Demolitions Part of the Plan to Dismantle and Sell Cairo?

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Amer Abdel Moneim Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/are-recent-demolitions-part-of-the-plan-to-dismantle-and-sell-cairo/ The heart of Egyptian capital Cairo is currently subjected to systematic theft, where international organizations and foreign circles are involved, in complicity with personalities and centers of influence within the...

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Religious Institutions under the Pressure of COVID-19: Traditional Policies and Delayed Crisis Management

Source: The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy Author(s): Ishak Ibrahim Original Link: https://timep.org/commentary/analysis/religious-institutions-under-the-pressure-of-covid-19-traditional-policies-and-delayed-crisis-management/ The coronavirus pandemic has imposed exceptional circumstances and tough challenges on Egyptian religious institutions, which have been tested when it comes to...

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Demolition of Egypt’s Heritage: Reality and Dangers

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Hussein Duqeil Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/demolition-of-egypts-heritage-reality-and-dangers/ In recent years, successive Egyptian governments have demolished many heritage sites, under the pretext of development, which infuriated citizens as well as specialists who condemned this unacceptable behavior. However, the Egyptian...

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Systematic Policies: Eviction and Displacement of Egyptians!

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Amer Abdel Moneim Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/systematic-policies-eviction-and-displacement-of-egyptians/ Cairo and other Egyptian governorates are currently witnessing an unprecedented razing campaign and displacement of residents, as the government uses its brutal power to pursue citizens and prompt them to choose between payment...

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Egypt Church & Jan. Revolution Attitudes & Transformations

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Mamdouh Almuneir Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/egypt-church-jan-revolution-attitudes-transformations/ The advent of the Egyptian January Revolution in 2011 marked a new era for the Church and Copts in Egypt. Pope Shenouda III remained loyal to former President Hosni Mubarak and his regime until the latter was deposed by the...

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New Egyptian Legislation Aims to Reduce Al-Azhar’s Authority

Source: Washington Institute Author(s): Sarah Feuer Original Link: https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/new-egyptian-legislation-aims-to-reduce-al-azhars-authority The latest twist in the long battle for control over Egypt’s religious realm could have profound implications for the state’s ability to regulate—and thus reform—Islamic discourse. Read more at original link

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Egypt’s Enormous Electricity Surplus – Achievement or Impasse?

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Mamdouh Al-Wali Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/egypts-enormous-electricity-surplus-achievement-or-impasse/ The Egyptian government boasts that it has achieved a surplus in power production amounting to about 25 megawatts over domestic consumption needs, as the current electricity production amounts to approximately 58 gigawatts, while...

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Egypt’s TikTok Crackdown and “Family Values”

Source: The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy Author(s): Basil El-Dabh Original Link: https://timep.org/commentary/analysis/egypts-tiktok-crackdown-and-family-values/ This past month, the Economic Court in Cairo sentenced two women, Haneen Hossam and Mawada al-Adham, to two years in prison and a fine of 300,000 Egyptian pounds ($18,750) each, on charges of “violating family values and...

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Egyptian Natural Gas Uses bet. Global and Domestic Prices

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Mamdouh Al-Wali Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/egyptian-natural-gas-uses-bet-global-and-domestic-prices/ According to Egypt’s energy consumption distribution during the past year, the natural gas came at the top with 54.5%; followed by oil, 38.6%; then hydropower, 3.1%; coal, 2.1%, and renewable energy (from the sun and wind) 1.5%. The...

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Water Woes

Source: Carnegie Author(s): Michele Dunne Original Link: https://carnegie-mec.org/diwan/82289 Michele Dunne has prepared a short video on the dispute between Ethiopia and Egypt over Ethiopia’s construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. Addis Ababa has just completed the dam and is now ready to fill it. In October 2017, Dunne and Katherine Pollock had written in Diwan about what was...

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