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Egypt, Greece agree on strengthening joint military exercises

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi met with Greek Defense Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos, agreeing on strengthening the joint military exercises between the two sides, as well as at the tripartite level with Cyprus, according to a statement from the Egyptian Presidency.

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Egypt’s Military Under Al-Sisi: Unravelling Factional Politics

Under the presidency of Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, Egypt’s military presents old and new dynamics. Civil-military relations remain imbalanced: but paradoxically, the overwhelming role of the military, also as economic player, combines with the subtle narrowing of the military as cohesive entity.

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Egypt’s military ties with Sudan linked to stance on Nile River Dam

A major development has recently marked Egyptian-Sudanese military relations, with Egypt’s National Organization for Military Production — affiliated with the Ministry of Military Production — and Sudan’s Military Industry Corporation (MIC) signing a military industrialization cooperation agreement on Nov. 20.

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Conflicts, Pandemics and Peacebuilding: New Perspectives on Security Sector Reform in the MENA Region

The Covid-19 pandemic is not only a health challenge. In the MENA region, against the backdrop of protracted conflicts, instability, and an overall deterioration in socio-economic conditions, the coronavirus crisis adds another layer of vulnerability and has already had long-lasting repercussions on human security across the region.

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Egypt, Italy prosecutions issue conflicting statements over Giulio Regeni’s murder

The Egyptian Public Prosecution and the Italian General Prosecution of Rome issued a joint statement on Monday regarding the latest developments in the 2016 killing of the Italian PhD student, Giulio Regeni, in Cairo.

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Calls on UN to intervene on behalf of Egypt detainees

An international law firm based in London and Istanbul has called on the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and the UN Working Group on Enforced and Involuntary Disappearances to immediately intervene on behalf of an Egyptian family that has suffered torture in detention.

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