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Ever Given Officially Leaves Egyptian Waters as Owners Anticipate ‘Thousands’ of Lawsuits

The Ever Given container ship stole headlines in early March after blocking Egypt’s Suez Canal for nearly a week, a move that severely disrupted global trade. Although the Panamanian-flagged vessel was eventually freed from the single-lane stretch of the canal, its troubles were far from over as affected parties sought …

Egypt’s FM discusses GERD crisis with European ministers

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met with European foreign ministers to discuss developments in the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) file, the UN Security Council’s hearing on the crisis, and Egypt’s goals and plan regarding the crisis. The European ministers confirmed the fairness of Egypt’s position, and appreciated the country’s …

Several Egyptians announce hunger strikes in solidarity with political prisoners

Several public figures in Egypt announced plans on Tuesday to launch hunger strikes in solidarity with political prisoners protesting against their continued detention. Journalist Karim Yehia announced in a Facebook post that he would begin to go without food on Tuesday in support of Hisham Fouad, an imprisoned journalist who …

Egypt’s Constitutional Court Amendments: The International System On Its Own Terms

Throughout its modern history, Egypt has voluntarily signed onto international treaties and sought membership in international bodies, committing to the international order. But a recent amendment to the country’s laws, if passed, threatens to rob these acts of meaning, isolating Egypt and subjecting its highest judicial power to politicization.