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Hussein Haridi

Changing regional landscape

The White House announced on 8 January that United States Vice President Mike Pence would be in the Middle East on behalf of President Donald Trump, from 19 to 23 January. Pence will arrive in Egypt on 20 January where he will meet with Egyptian President Abdel Al Fattah Al-Sisi. He will then travel to …

Hussein Haridi

Obama’s Syria Debacle

By Dr. Alon Ben-Meir I am not a war monger; I know the meaning of war, the death toll, the suffering, and the destruction of property along with the spirit of innocent men, women and children. That said, regardless of how appalling the use of force is to achieve any objective, there is a time …

Daily News Egypt

Pro-Israel Group Lobbies for a US Attack on Syria

By Linda Gradstein/The Media Line Syrian officials are rushing to accept a Russian proposal for international oversight of Syria’s chemical weapons that would forestall a possible US strike on Syria. At the same time, pro-Israel lobbyists are fanning out in Congressional offices to convince Congress to back an attack against Syria after its apparent use of chemical weapons. On its …

Daily News Egypt

US OKs Egypt aid despite congressional worries

By Donna Cassata and Matthew Lee / AP WASHINGTON: The Obama administration has waived democracy requirements to release up to $1.5 billion in aid to Egypt despite concerns that the country is backsliding on commitments it made to democratic governance and rule of law, congressional sources said Thursday. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton determined that …


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