Egypt

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, Ramallah, July 20, 2020.
Egypt pushes for progress on Syria talks, inciting Turkish anger

There is little tangible progress in the wake of the talks last week, however Egypt’s position in general is part of a trend among many Arab states to deal with the Syrian regime again.

Russia's attempts to move closer to Egypt is made possible by US absence

BEHIND THE LINES: The efforts of Moscow to assert itself as a power in the Eastern Mediterranean should sound a cautionary note.

Tel Aviv Municipality lit up with the UAE flag, August 13, 2020.
UAE citizens allowed to stay in Israel up to 90 days without visa

Until recently, only Egypt and Jordan had full relations with Israel, but their nationals must still apply for entry permits.

By REUTERS
22/10/2020
Gal Gadot replaces Elizabeth Taylor as Cleopatra in clip

Gadot has a slight resemblance to Taylor that has gone unremarked upon until now.

Egyptian women protest against sexual harassment and assault in Cairo, November 2015
Egyptian public outcry stops concert by singer accused of rape

"When you platform men like this, you tell every woman in your cast, crew, and audience that her life and safety don't matter," said one Twitter user, Rosaline Elbay.

By REUTERS
16/10/2020
Israel in the Middle East: A year of achievements and one big failure

Israel and the US have significantly weakened the Palestinian Authority, adopting unilateral measures such as US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, US aid cutoff to UNRWA and more.

07/10/2020
A PALESTINIAN girl living in Egypt participates in a Nakba Day protest against Israel in Cairo in 20
Economic despair drives new type of Egyptian protester

“This is a new population that has probably never protested in their life,” Mohamed Lotfy, executive director of the Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms, told The Media Line.

By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
01/10/2020
Egypt-PA crisis looms as Abbas moves closer to Turkey, Qatar and Hamas

The Egyptians, over the decade, have acted as the main peacemakers between Fatah and Hamas.

Palestinians say Egyptian fire killed two Gaza fishermen

"There is no justification for the repeated violent treatment against those who seek to eke out a living for their children," said a Hamas statement.

By REUTERS
26/09/2020
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