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Shoukry, Lavrov discuss regional conflicts

  /  April 18, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Joint economic committee meeting between Egypt and Russia postponed for reasons related to Russia’s internal situation

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Syrian refugee leaves Egypt for failing to obtain residency since 2012

  /  April 7, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

“My cousin, born and raised in Egypt, went to study abroad and can’t come back,” says Fallah

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Egypt condemns IS advances on Yarmouk refugee camp

  /  April 4, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Local militias initially thwarted advance, but monitoring group announced IS is now almost completely in control of Yarmouk

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Freedom of the citizen is invalid in an occupied nation: Abo Zeid

  /  April 1, 2015  /  interviews  /  No Comments

The foreign powers’ objective is to tear Syria apart, Nasserist leader says

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The political resolution is a must, but the regime is hindering that resolution: Marwah

  /  April 1, 2015  /  interviews  /  No Comments

The Arab league’s decision not to invite the Syrian Coalition is coinciding with projects aimed at re-floating the Assad regime, the coalition said in a statement

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Foreign minister attends 3rd Syria donor conference

  /  March 31, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egypt provides Syrians with free services despite economic and infrastructural burdens, says foreign ministry

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Saudi FM criticises Putin over Arab League letter

  /  March 30, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Russian letter on Arab politics to summit sparks Saudi condemnation

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Trade exchange largely affected after Arab Spring

  /  March 29, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

Non-oil consumption imports based on individuals not the government it is still going , as traders from both import and export country take risk on their responsibility on transferring goods and products.

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United Arab force breaks tradition of Arab League’s indecisiveness

  /  March 29, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

After years of division, the formation of an Arab united force appears to be the common ground bringing Arab states together

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Iran, GCC rift: Real threat for the Middle East?

  /  March 29, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

With Iran and the GCC at loggerheads, though indirectly, on a variety of battlefields and the US and Russia respectively emerging as the top supporters, does this mean we are witnessing a Cold War revival in the Middle East?

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Doctors are targets in brutal Syrian war

  /  March 19, 2015  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Dr Cesar Chelala After four years of hostilities, the Syrian war doesn’t show any signs of abating, and the needs for all kind of assistance grow more urgent every day. The situation is even read the rest…

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Rights group calls for end of refugees’ ‘arbitrary detention’

  /  March 16, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

73 Syrians and Palestinian-Syrians refugees have been held for over 100 days in detention despite Prosecution’s release order

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Syrian opposition leader in Cairo to prepare for April conference

  /  March 16, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

The meeting also discussed latest updates on the situation in Syria

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Syria: How a dream became a nightmare

  /  March 15, 2015  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Bradley Williams “No to violence, no to sectarianism, no to foreign intervention.” This slogan from the early protests in Syria against the regime of Bashar Al-Assad rejected what Syria has become today. Four years later read the rest…

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Shoukry reviews Arab conflict zones at Arab League meeting

  /  March 9, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Meeting was attended by Arab foreign ministers to discuss regional situation in preparation for Arab League Summit

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Shoukry meets Syrian opposition delegation

  /  March 7, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Meeting aims at reaching common ground between different opposition groups

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Egyptians make fun of joining ISIS on Twitter, while militants urge them to join

  /  February 22, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The hashtag ‘I will join ISIS’ is now trending on Twitter

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Criminal court sentences Syrian citizen to life imprisonment on terrorism charges

  /  February 7, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Defendant convicted with shooting 6 civilians in Tahrir Square

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Migrants face dangerous journey from Egypt to Italy

  /  February 1, 2015  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Fleeing for a better life, people are risking their lives for better opportunities elsewhere

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Living and working as a Syrian refugee in Egypt

  /  January 29, 2015  /  Culture  /  No Comments

The United Nations figures point to 136,717 refugees registered with the organisation in Egypt.

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A view of Egyptian media from outside the snake pit

  /  January 25, 2015  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Wall Street Journal’s Matt Bradley discusses the state of post-30 June media

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Syrian opposition leaders reach agreement in Cairo

  /  January 25, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics, Region  /  3 Comments

Opposition figures demand a joint transitional body based on Geneva I communiqué

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Syrian opposition leaders in Cairo to form united front

  /  January 14, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Egypt meeting seeks to strengthen opposition forces in Syria, says foreign ministry

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No written initiatives for a political solution to Syrian crisis: Opposition official

  /  December 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics, Region  /  No Comments

President of Syrian Coalition discussed upcoming dialogue and Syrian refugees during Cairo visit

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Jordanian pilot captured by ISIS militias in Syria

  /  December 24, 2014  /  Politics  /  2 Comments

The Islamic State in Iraq and the Sham (ISIS) posted photos online of a captured Jordanian military pilot. The militants allegedly shot down a Jordanian fighter jet with an anti-aircraft missile near the city of read the rest…

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From Syria and Iraq to Iran: Kurdish minorities push for autonomy

  /  December 22, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By James M. Dorsey More than three years into Syria’s brutal civil war, Syrian Kurds have carved out an entity of their own close to the border with Turkey. Their battle against Islamic State (IS), the read the rest…

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6 Middle East countries lose $35bn as impact of Syrian war and ISIS spread

  /  December 20, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Analysis suggests Syria and Iraq bear brunt of direct costs of war, losing 14% and 16% in per capita welfare, respectively

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Shoukry meets Syrian opposition delegation to discuss political solution to conflict

  /  December 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Results of Egyptian initiative for non-violent transition remain uncertain, says expert

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Free theatre course offers opportunity to work with Kevin Spacey

  /  December 18, 2014  /  Culture  /  1 Comment

The Middle East Theatre Academy and Kevin Spacey Foundation have partnered together to create Home Grown, the region’s first theatre programme to discover future performers

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Assad’s cousin heads Syrian delegation to Egypt

  /  December 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Former deputy foreign minister says Syrian delegation visit is a “good sign”

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