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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Synergy in North Africa: Furthering Cooperation

Source: Chatham House Author(s): Dr. Mohammed Masbah and Mohamed El Dahshan Original Link:  https://www.chathamhouse.org/publication/synergy-north-africa-furthering-cooperation Discussions of North African integration have evoked ideas of a shared identity and a common destiny in the region. However, recent attempts to build regional blocs in North Africa have been unsuccessful. This paper...

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Under Mediterranean Skies: Channels for Deepening Israel-Egypt Relations

Source: The Institute for National Security Studies Author(s): Ofir Winter Original Link:  https://www.inss.org.il/publication/under-mediterranean-skies-channels-for-deepening-israel-egypt-relations/?offset=0&posts=undefined&outher=undefined&from_date=undefined&to_date=undefined On January 15, 2020, Minister of Energy Yuval Steinitz and his Egyptian counterpart, Tarek el-Molla...

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Egyptian official: Ethiopia dam negotiations in Washington ‘a disaster’

Source: Madamasr Author(s): Madamasr Original Link:  https://madamasr.com/en/2020/01/16/feature/politics/egyptian-official-ethiopia-dam-negotiations-in-washington-a-disaster/ Three days of negotiations in Washington between the foreign and irrigation ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan ended on Wednesday without an agreement over the filling schedule for the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam...

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Safeguarding and celebrating Egypt’s traditional crafts

Source: Middle East Institute Author(s): Maria Golia Original Link:  https://www.mei.edu/publications/safeguarding-and-celebrating-egypts-traditional-crafts A recent contemporary art show mounted in the 13th century Qalawun Mosque in Old Cairo made an unintended point — that whatever the merits of the exhibited work, it was bound to be upstaged by the majestic setting with its...

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Egypt as an Authoritarian Vanguard

Source: Carnegie Author(s): Sherif Mohyeldeen and Noha Khaled Original Link:  https://carnegie-mec.org/diwan/80585 Among the hundreds of chants by Arab protestors in Algeria, Sudan, Iraq, and Lebanon during recent months of demonstrations, in what may be considered a second wave of the so-called Arab Spring, those directed against Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi have been...

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Mapping European Leverage in the MENA Region: Egypt

Source: European Council on Foreign Relations Author(s): Adel Abdel Ghafar Original Link:  https://www.ecfr.eu/specials/mapping_eu_leverage_mena/egypt Since the removal of Hosni Mubarak as Egypt’s president in 2011, Europe’s objectives and influence in the country have undergone a series of fluctuations. Under Mubarak, Egypt had a fairly straightforward relationship with Europe. This...

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ʿAbd al-Fattah al-Sisi’s “Rehabilitation of Anwar al-Sadat”

Source: The Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies Author(s): Mira Tzoreff Original Link: https://dayan.org/content/abd-al-fattah-al-sisis-rehabilitation-anwar-al-sadat In his 1882 lecture titled “What is a nation?,” the French philosopher Ernest Renan claimed that “the essence of a nation is that all of its members have a great deal in common and also that that they have...

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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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What Will It Take to Repair Middle Eastern Economies?

Source: Washington Institute Author(s): Bilal Wahab Original Link:  https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/what-will-it-take-to-repair-middle-eastern-economies The Middle East is among the world’s richest regions in natural resources, but despite the Persian Gulf ’s ostentatious oil wealth, as a whole, the region teeters on the economic precipice. East Asia, South Asia, and...

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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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