Egypt

Voices from the Arab press: How long will we keep silent about Turkey?

A weekly selection of opinions and analyses from the Arab media around the world.

By THE MEDIA LINE
03/09/2020
Walking the Mideast peace tightrope - analysis

As the first baby steps on the journey toward full Israel-UAE normalization have been accompanied by high expectations and hopes on both sides, we must look at past agreements.

01/09/2020
Health Ministry: Sinai border crossing can be open for Israeli travelers

Travelers will be expected to undergo the mandatory 14-day quarantine period upon their return.

Egypt detains second suspect in alleged rape case, three more in Lebanon

Police arrested the man on Aug 28, days after a first suspect was arrested in Cairo.

By REUTERS
30/08/2020
Mahmoud Ezzat, deputy leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, attends a news conference in Cairo May 30, 2
Will Egypt’s arrest of Brotherhood leader push group to Turkey, Qatar?

Turkey’s ruling party has close links to the group, as does Hamas in Gaza and Qatar’s monarchy.

A supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood.
Acting leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood arrested in Cairo

The arrest is the latest blow to Egypt's oldest and most organized Islamist movement, which has been crushed in a sweeping crackdown since it was forced from power seven years ago.

By REUTERS
29/08/2020
Mahmoud Ezzat, deputy leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, attends a news conference in Cairo May 30, 2
Acting leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood arrested in Cairo

Ezzat was an influential former deputy to Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie, and was seen as a hardliner within the group.

By REUTERS
28/08/2020
Turkey says it will hold military drills in eastern Mediterranean

NATO states Greece and Turkey have been locked in a dispute over control of eastern Mediterranean waters, which escalated after Ankara sent a seismic survey vessel to the disputed region this month.

By REUTERS
27/08/2020
JORDAN’S KING Abdullah II welcomes Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi during a reception ceremon
Jordan, Egypt, Iraq summit stresses coordination, Palestinian issues

Jordan's King Abdullah II, Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi and Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi "reaffirmed the centrality of the Palestinian cause."

Libya ceasefire reduces tensions between Egypt and Turkey

In recent months, Turkey has been laying claim to swaths of the Mediterranean and risked setting off a conflict with Greece. Greece is backed by Egypt, the UAE, Israel and other countries.

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