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Egypt denies bombing South Sudan rebel positions

04 February, 2017

Egypt and South Sudan officially denied that Egyptian warplanes have bombed the rebel-held state of Upper Nile, after SPLA-IO rebels accused Cairo of dropping nine bombs on their positions.

Tiran and Sanafir: Turning the political tide for Sisi?

17 January, 2017

Comment: The honeymoon is over for the Egyptian president, and his support may ebb away in the wake of the islands debacle, writes Robert Springborg.

Saudis furious after Egypt strikes down islands transfer deal

17 January, 2017

Saudis have called for international arbitration and even the expulsion of Egyptians after a court voided an agreement to hand over two Red Sea islands to the kingdom.

Egypt's Sisi and South Sudan's Kiir strike 'dirty deal'

10 January, 2017

As Egypt continues to court Nile Basin countries, President Sisi met with South Sudan's leader in Cairo amid ongoing fears about the future of a controversial Ethiopian dam project.

Saudi Arabia mired in quicksand of the Middle East

05 January, 2017

The long read: Two years after acceding to the throne, King Salman faces mounting challenges; both regional and domestic, and questions around his succession remain unanswered, writes Alain Gresh.

'His majesty the traitor': Egypt media attacks Saudi Arabia

22 December, 2016

Egyptian media have lashed out at Saudi Arabia after Riyadh officials visited a controversial dam in Ethiopia, dealing a fresh blow to already strained tensions.

Sisi meets with Eritrean leader 'to pressure Addis Ababa'

01 December, 2016

Sisi met with his Eritrean counterpart in Cairo on Tuesday in a meeting that sources have said was a "deliberate move" against Ethiopia.

Ethiopia accuses Egypt, Eritrea of fueling unrest

10 October, 2016

Ethiopia says 'enemies' from Egypt and Eritrea are supporting unprecedented anti-government protests and forcing the declaration of the country's first state of emergency in a quarter-century.

Egypt's 'warming peace' with Israel

21 July, 2016

Comment: The Egyptian foreign minister's trip to see Binyamin Netanyahu reveals a Sadat-like foreign policy agenda - shunting the Palestinian issue down the priority list, writes Mohamed ElMeshad.

Egypt FM meets Netanyahu in rare visit to Israel

10 July, 2016

Egypt's foreign minister met with Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu in a bid to revive peace efforts with Palestinians, on the first such visit to Israel in nearly a decade.

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