The US has approved an arms sale, worth hundreds of millions of dollars, to Egypt despite outcry over Cairo’s continued human rights abuses and financial woes.
More specifically, Washington should not let this new frame of “great power rivalry,” which Middle East autocracies have heartily welcomed and exploited, distract it from scrutinizing the behavior of these regimes at home and from helping the region’s citizens and societies address the socio-economic and political problems they face now …
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba thanked Egypt on Thursday for turning away a Russian ship loaded with grain which he said had been stolen from Ukraine.
The Moroccan government has recently voiced its full solidarity with Egypt’s water rights, labeling the Egyptian water security an integral part of Arab water security.
Turkey’s Finance Minister Nureddin Nebati will visit Egypt on 1 June, in the first visit by a Turkish finance minister to the country in nine years.
British parliamentarians have sent a letter calling on the UK government to pressure Egypt over consular access to imprisoned British-Egyptian activist Alaa Abd el-Fattah, as his family have become increasingly concerned about his health.
About 300,000 tonnes of Ukrainian wheat booked by Egypt’s state grains buyer for delivery in February and March is yet to be shipped, with one cargo stuck in port and four others still to be loaded, four traders said.
Amid the stalled direct negotiations between the parties to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) crisis, Ethiopia recently announced foiling cyberattacks aimed at obstructing the works at the dam.
Wheat prices rose significantly today following India restricting wheat exports — a move that could affect Egypt in particular.
As the dispute over the giant hydroelectric dam that Ethiopia is building on the Nile River continues to linger, Addis Ababa recently unveiled plans to export electric power to South Sudan as part of an electrical interconnection project between the two countries.