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Egypt’s New Stability: How Long Can an Exclusionary Order Be Sustained?

The Egyptian government raised the prices of fuel and electricity at the end of June 2017, marking the second increase in less than a year. These measures are part of an IMF-backed reform effort, initiated in November 2016, that seeks to abandon most currency controls and to cut fuel subsidies. …

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Neither Washington nor Moscow: Egypt plays both sides but so does Russia

Late last month, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry arrived in Moscow for talks with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov with a personal letter in hand from Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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INTERPOL removes Qaradawi, 40 Muslim Brotherhood figures from Red Notice

The INTERPOL website on Sunday removed the names of Youssef al-Qaradawi, Wajdi Ghoneim and 40 other Muslim Brotherhood leaders from the organisations Red Notice, a list to request the location of individuals pending extradition and provisionally arrest them.

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Egypt busts organ trafficking network

The Egyptian Interior Ministry shocked the public Aug. 22 by announcing it had arrested 12 people who had formed an organ trafficking network in Giza governorate, south of Cairo. The revelation sparked the public’s fear of a rise in such trafficking in the country, as did media reports this week …

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Human remains found in Upper Egypt renew organ trade fears

Heaps of unidentified human bones and remains were found by locals on several sites on a desert road near Egypt’s southern province of Asyut, reported Egyptian media earlier this week.

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Sisi: Egyptian economy rises in spite of ‘terrorism war’ costs

President Abd al-Fattah al-Sisi stated, on Monday, that Egypt has been dealing with its economic crisis, in spite of increased costs in the field of anti-terrorism. The country adopted a national strategic plan for 2030, following the same linear plan as the development agenda for 2030 and the Africa agenda …

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Shoukry discusses possible coordination with Turkish counterpart following Al-Aqsa tensions

Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry discussed on Sunday with his Turkish counterpart, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, the possible coordination towards the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, according to official statement.

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