The historic visit by Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi to Djibouti is the decisive step in tightening the screws on Ethiopia. It was the first official visit of an Egyptian president in over 40 years. During the visit, the two sides discussed various files related to cooperation and ways to strengthen bilateral relations, especially on …
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During the last six years, you can easily monitor the establishment of hundreds of factories in all fields and specialties, with the highest international standards. Today, this sector represents 22% of the size of the Egyptian economy, as the volume of its exports from industry stands at EGP 24.8bn, compared to EGP 18.6bn in previous years.
Without these efforts, the ceasefire that entered into force at dawn on Friday would not have become a tangible reality on the ground.
Egypt has never failed to defend the rights of the Palestinian people, and since the issuance of the United Nations (UN) resolution in 1947, the Palestinian issue has become a top priority for its policy. It has offered thousands of martyrs, wounded, and missing persons during decades of conflict with Israel. The beginning was when …
It is an accurate scientific outcome as there are events that have contributed to changing thinking methods and the logic of analysis. One of those events is a story that took place during World War II.
This was in Uganda, when the Ethiopian side insisted on thwarting any hope for a solution that meets the demands of the three parties [Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia] without harming the interests of any of them.
The most important of these indicators are the achievements we see on the internal scene that are difficult to achieve in such a short period, as it is impossible in any way to deny them.
Egypt has succeeded during past 6 years in managing its international relations within framework of partnership Turkey’s retreat from all hostile stances towards Egypt, and its relentless pursuit of restoring its relationship with Cairo, is clear evidence of the validity and strength of the Egyptian position. This adheres to all historical and security constants in …
Egypt supports development in Ethiopia without harming the interests of neighbouring countries, and that any shortage in its share of the River Nile water will lead to destabilisation and security issues in the whole Middle East and Africa region.
I mean here his statement about the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) negotiations, when he said, “We do not threaten anyone, but no one can take a drop of water from Egypt. Otherwise, the region will witness a state of instability that no one could imagine. And whoever wants to test us, let him please.”
This was evident in Addis Ababa’s insistence to move forward and fill the second phase of the dam with nearly 14 billion sqm of the river’s water, nearly three times the volume of the initial filling carried out last year, by 4.9 billion cbm.
This week, Libyan Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeiba and his government took the constitutional oath before Parliament. According to a statement by the Prime Minister’s media office, Dbeiba held a meeting with directors of departments and offices in the Bureau, to develop an action plan for coordination between the ministers of the Government of National …
Like the nature of the river that goes through periods of flood and drought, the relationship between Cairo and Khartoum has a long history, including many years of growth and giving, and others that were scarce and dry.
The Ethiopian system is still in an unprecedented state of fragility because tribalism and ethnic quotas rule the country. The current scene in Addis Ababa is the product of a long history of political crises that have accumulated over the past decades. Indeed, the problem is extremely complex, and there are no pre-prepared solutions to …
The US State Department confirmed, in a statement, that the proposed sale of missiles and related equipment “will support the foreign policy and national security of the United States, by helping improve the security of a major non-NATO ally that remains an important strategic partner in the Middle East”.
The sequence of events confirms that the matter was not a coincidence, but was planned by external parties seeking to thwart the passage of the government from inside Libya
This week, Cairo hosted a new meeting for the Palestinian parties in an attempt to unify the family.
The US Congress has stirred up a new whirlwind in bringing up allegations of Egypt’s violations of human rights again.
Between a Gulf-Gulf reconciliation with no specific features, and the results that are not desired so far, there remain some points that need explanation and analysis by those who know the secrets of political life.
Social media, specifically Facebook and Twitter, have become, at present, sources of conflict, clash, and division after they deviated from their main function, which is to provide platforms for communication and exchange of information.
Ethiopia may be one of the examples that require the use of Egypt’s military force to deter this system
The world before the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is one thing, and the world after it is quite another.
Qatari-Gulf reconciliation may turn out to be mere temporary appeasement of Arab dispute, depending on consequences of regional and international changes
A few days ago, and with flimsy justifications and rumours, lies, and fabricated reports, the European Parliament issued a list that includes, in its entirety, demands from European Union (EU) countries to review their political, economic, and security relations with Egypt.
Until recently, there were many political, media, and economic figures calling for the application of the Turkish state model in Egypt, and their evidence for that was summarised in the strength of the Turkish economy under President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan since 2003. In fact, many of these people were deceived, whether due to their ignorance …
Both Egypt and Ethiopia believe that violence is not an option to resolve the GERD crisis
The problem is very complex, and there are no pre-prepared solutions to it, to the extent that experts and specialists stress the need to abolish the federal system followed in Ethiopia, to separate the regions. In other words, there is a need to divide Ethiopia into several countries.
And yet, the company, itself, announced several weeks ago, in an explicit challenge to outgoing US President Donald Trump, that it would not produce any vaccine against the virus before the middle of 2021.
Reports from Ethiopia show that Addis Ababa aims to use the negotiations as a tactical manoeuvre to avoid signing a legally binding agreement that may restrict its ambitions to build more dams on its transboundary rivers, whether the Blue Nile, the Atbara, or the Sobat.