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Egypt boosts ties with Gulf countries amid Iranian threats

The attacks on four ships off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and two oil pumping stations in Saudi Arabia have raised many questions over Iran’s threats to the region, a matter that may cast a shadow over Egypt’s navigation in the Red Sea and the Suez Canal. Meanwhile, …

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‘Most Wanted’ Terrorist Hesham Ashmawi Extradited to Egypt from Libya

Hesham Ashmawi, one of Egypt’s most wanted terrorists, was extradited to Egypt from Libya on Tuesday night following a meeting earlier in the day between Libyan National Army (LNA) General Khalifa Haftar and Egypt’s General Intelligence Service (GIS) chief General Abbas Kamel.

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Is Egypt hosting the African Commission to cover human rights abuses?

The timing could not have been more perfect for Egyptian President Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi. His country will host the next session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights (ACHPR) scheduled to take place from 24 April to 14 May 2019 at a time when Egypt ranks as one …

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