Amid Egypt’s fluctuating relations with the West, notably unstable US aid and conflicts with Germany over the human rights situation, Egypt’s foreign affairs were given wider directions to encompass the Eastern Block. Below is an outline of the major points in Egypt’s turn to the East. August 2014: President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi visited Russia, highlighting ties between …
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Egypt is a member of the Friends of Syria group, which is made up of countries that oppose Syrian president Al-Assad
Should investors in the east care about a potential housing bubble in the west?
Reuters – Kenya’s TransCentury said on Tuesday that it has sold its 34% stake in Rift Valley Railways (RVR) to Egyptian private equity firm Citadel Capital. Citadel said it bought the shares for $37.8m, raising its stake to 85%. Uganda’s Bomi Holdings owns the rest. RVR, operator of the sole rail line linking Kenya’s Indian …
Interim foreign minister discusses Egypt’s water share with Tanzanian counterpart; prepares for COMESA summit
Interim foreign minister tours Nile Basin Countries; prepares for COMESA summit
The visit reflects Egypt’s keenness on developing relations with all African countries and not only Nile Basin countries, says foreign ministry spokesman
The decrease in number of tourists in Egypt led to increase in other destinations
The latest crisis erupted in July, when security guards at key oil terminals shut them down, accusing the authorities of corruption and demanding a more equitable distribution of oil revenues.
The 12 days of Christmas is not just a catchy song
Last week was quite eventful for our illustrious president. From his visit to China to his presence in the Non- Aligned Movement’s (NAM) summit, Morsy’s political clout has been progressively expanding as he strives to reinvigorate the image of Egypt, the leader of the Arab world. Since his ascent to power, Morsy has confidently taken …