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Ghana signs joint airline deal with Egypt, bypassing Ethiopia

EgyptAir, the national carrier of Egypt, signed a memorandum of understanding with the government of Ghana on Oct. 21 to create a Ghanaian national aviation company with joint Egyptian-Ghanaian investment, according to Capt. Roshdy Zakaria, chairman of the board of directors of the EgyptAir Holding Company.

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As tripartite talks resume, Egypt fears long-sought binding agreement on GERD may be mirage

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan reached an agreement on Tuesday to restart negotiations over Ethiopia’s mega-dam under the auspices of the African Union in a joint teleconference meeting between the foreign affairs and irrigation ministries of the three countries, according to an Egyptian government source familiar with the negotiations.

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Egypt urges abiding by AU resolutions on reaching binding deal on GERD

The Egyptian ministers of foreign affairs and irrigation emphasized the need to reach a binding legal agreement on the filling and operation of Ethiopia’s Renaissance dam as per resolutions adopted during the relevant meetings of the African Union Bureau.

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Ex-Egypt politcial prisoner files lawsuit in Turkey against consular staff

A former Egyptian political prisoner has filed a lawsuit at the Istanbul Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office against consular officers at the Egyptian Consulate in Istanbul after they accused him of having a forged passport and tried to trap him in the building.

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The Implications of Egypt’s Military Economy

The Carnegie report “Owners of the Republic: An Anatomy of Egypt’s Military Economy” details how the involvement of the Egyptian Armed Forces in the economy has undergone a transformation in scope and scale under President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi, giving rise to a new version of Egyptian state capitalism.

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Egypt’s Emerging Ruling Class

Egypt’s military commercial enterprises are no longer a black box, opening new possibilities for understanding the extent of waste and corruption in the Arab world’s most populous country. The dramatic transformation of the military economy under President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is less a function of an increasingly militarized political economy …

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