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Faced with displacement, unfilled promises, relentless clashes, Bir al-Abd villages live in the unknown

At the close of August, unofficial reports began to spread that the Armed Forces had “liberated” one of the four villages southwest of the North Sinai city of Bir al-Abd and would allow displaced residents to return after the Province of Sinai took control of the towns in late July.

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Egypt would intervene in Libya to maintain military status quo: FM

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry clarified that Egypt’s intended military intervention in Libya would be aimed at maintaining the military status quo and inhibiting escalation so that Libyan factions focus on a peaceful solution that is purely national and not influenced by foreign powers.

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Does Egypt have the right to build military bases in Somalia?

In the context of the Renaissance Dam crisis which recently escalated between Egypt and Ethiopia, Somali reservations emerged regarding the fifth clause of the nine-clause resolution submitted by Arab League ministers on June 23, 2020. This angered the countries in question, who labelled Somalia’s reservations as “treachery” and a stab …

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Appointing military advisers to oversee civil life in Egypt stirs anger

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi issued July 29 Law No. 165 of 2020, amending some provisions of the Law on Popular Defense Organizations No. 55 of 1968. Controversy arose in political and human rights circles due to the introduction of new articles, including one stipulating the appointment of a military adviser for …

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