Morsi Died Reciting a Patriotic Poem in a Cage


Former President of Egypt, Mohamed Morsi, had finished his 15-minute discourse in a courtroom, while being locked inside a sound-proofed cage. He read a poem about his love for Egypt, and then collapsed, and died. His demise sent shock-waves all over Egypt, the region…

Are the Concerns Surrounding the Death of Mohamed Morsi Legitimate?


In mid-June, right in the middle of the hearing of his case in a Cairo court, Egypt’s former president, Mohamed Morsi died from a “sudden heart attack.” This was reported by Reuters with a reference to an unnamed source in local medical circles. In the aftermath of this untimely…

The Pope in Egypt


The visit of Pope Francis to Egypt on April 28-29, 2017 (previously, the Pope visited the Middle East three years ago – Jordan, Palestine, and Israel in 2014) could have become historical had it not been for the conflict surrounding the DPRK…

Egypt and Interconnection of the European, Middle Eastern and North African Energy Systems


In the recent years, the Arab Republic of Egypt, one of the most developed Arab countries, has gone through difficult times. In addition…

Egyptian Cloud of Doom or Enduring Desire for Islands


Once started, the crisis in relations between Saudi Arabia and Egypt is unstoppable. Let us recall that Riyadh was one of the forces that in 2013 catapulted President A.Sisi to power, although to the untrained observer, this was…

Egypt’s Precarious Balancing Act


In 2011, the United States successfully overthrew the government of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak amid the regional so-called Arab Spring. In place of President Mubarak’s government, rose the Muslim Brotherhood, a Gulf…

Egypt’s Shifting Position May Tip the Scales in Damascus’ Favor


In recent days, a number of Arab media sources started speaking about Egypt’s growing involvement in the Syrian war. In particular, with a special reference to the Lebanese agency As-Safir…

Egypt and Saudi Arabia’s Disagreements as a Reflection of the Middle East Problems


On November 11, Egypt’s Minister of Finances Amr El-Garhy reported that the Arab Republic of Egypt (ARE) is to obtain a loan worth $12 billion from the International Monetary Fund. Egypt…

Saudi Arabia’s Plan for the MENA –Where is the Place to Stop?

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Saudi Arabia King Salman visited Egypt this weekend – a move most media hailed as a sign of rapprochement in between the two powers, a positive development which will undoubtedly allow for better cooperation, and thus security in…

A321 Crash: The Qatari Trace


Recently, a number of Western journals have been trying to persuade readers that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s “war” in Syria is aimed at diverting public attention in Russia from the complex social and economic problems that have been caused by falling…

The Mistrals Acquire an Official Residence


The fate of two Mistral helicopter carriers, ordered by Russia and built by France, but not transferred to Russia for political reasons, seems to have finally been solved. The Elysee Palace announced that a principle agreement has been reached for their sale…

Egypt and the Reasons Behind the Broad Economic Support

The Egypt Economic Development Conference (EEDC) that was held in the resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh on March 13-15 that…

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