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Egypt bans editors from publishing Al-Azhar’s view on US ‘peace plan’

Egyptian authorities have informed newspaper editors that they must refer to the US proposal to bring peace to the Middle East, dubbed the “deal of the century” as a “peace plan” and not to carry Al-Azhar’s comments about the plan.

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Egypt arrests 32 women from prominent North Sinai tribe

Thirty-two women from the Fawakhira tribe in North Sinai have been arrested, according to Al Jazeera Arabic. Following the announcement of US President Donald Trump’s peace plan last week, the threat level in Sinai has been raised to the highest point. Security forces say they are pre-empting developments in the …

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We need to consider how the Egyptian revolution will succeed

Nine years have passed since Egypt’s 25 January Revolution, and this compels me to contemplate that historic moment in a nation that has not risen up since 1919. A popular revolution is generally the most honourable human action in sociological terms, because it is usually a response to official injustice. …

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Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ fails to resonate among Egyptians

Ending months of speculation, US President Donald Trump outlined his proposed plan for Middle East peace in Washington Jan. 28, describing it as a “win-win” for both Israel and the Palestinians. Trump said he envisions “a two-state solution with Jerusalem remaining as Israel’s undivided capital” and “a capital in East …

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