15 Dec 2020
Between December 6th and December 8th, Egyptian President Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi undertook an official visit in the French capital, aimed at reviving the bilateral relations and at restoring stability in the North African region, according to the post-visit assessment of President Al-Sisi. However,
14 Dec 2020
Following in the “footsteps” of Bahrain and UAE from August 2020 and more recently, of Sudan at the end of October 2020, on Thursday, December 10th, Morocco concluded a normalization deal with Israel, as part of the Abraham Accords brokered by the US, in the last month of President Trump’s man
11 Dec 2020
Following the Gulf Cooperation council rift dating back to 2017, the current evolution of the situation indicates that the crisis might end soon. Qatar is under air, land, and sea embargo imposed by the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Egypt. The four countries severed ties with the tiny Gulf pen
23 Nov 2020
On November 12, 2020, Alena DOUHAN the UN special rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures and human rights urged Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, and Egypt to drop sanctions against Qatar imposed in 2017. She called for the blockading nations to “immediately withdraw all sanctions/measures ai
12 Nov 2020
On November 12, 2020, Alena DOUHAN the UN special rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures and human rights urged Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, and Egypt to drop sanctions against Qatar imposed in 2017. She called for the blockading nations to “immediately withdraw all sanctions/measures ai
09 Nov 2020
On November 7, 2020, Turkey's President ERDOGAN fired the central bank governor Murat UYSAL and removed him with Naci AGBAL former finance minister. Naci AGBAL had been financed minister from 2015 until 2018 when he was appointed to head the directorate of presidential strategy and budget. The de
05 Nov 2020
Ethiopia, an upstream Nile Basin country, started building the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in 2011, raising Egypt’s concerns that it might affect the country’s 55.5-billion-cubic-meter annual share of Nile water. Sudan, Egypt’s fellow downstream country, recently raised similar conc