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Monday, 15 October 2018
Erdogan cemented emergency powers into a new presidential system at which he is at the helm. But while he has a grasp on political power, the markets often have a mind of their own
While narrowly passed in the Knesset, the struggle around Israel’s new nationality law is far from over, and could lead to the ouster of the extreme right in Israeli politics
As the world continues to be fascinated by the football World Cup, what are the connections between football, politics and nationalism, asks Ammar Ali Hassan
Western nations are trying to ensure the continuation of the nuclear deal with Iran despite the US withdrawal and the re-imposition of sanctions
Erdogan had hoped for some congratulatory words from Washington when he won the recent presidential elections. It was not to be
Iran will either have to accept the reality of new US sanctions or enter into direct negotiations over a new nuclear deal
Of all of Egypt’s borders, the northeast border with Gaza/Israel remains the most strategically delicate
Despite long historical ties, the border between Egypt and Sudan remains an issue beset by periodic tensions​
While Egypt has firmed up security on its western border, the crisis in Libya sustains border threats
How has China managed to become the driving force of the global economy in just the last 30 years
Reconciling macroeconomic pressures unleashed by the government’s economic reform programme will be one of the main tasks of President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi’s second term
Improving safety nets for the poor and vulnerable, and reforming the health and educational systems should be high on the government’s list of policy priorities
The re-unification of the Libyan National Army is at the top of Egypt’s legitimate national-security interests in the country
The conflict in Libya has cost the jobs of at least one million of the most vulnerable Egyptian workers, underlining the economic stakes of finding a solution
Egypt’s initiatives to reach a diplomatic solution to the Libyan crisis are designed to bring stability to the country and to respect the views of regional stakeholders
Egypt needs a comprehensive deradicalisation strategy to counter the spread of extremist ideas
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