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Top Prosecutor’s Death Presages Long, Hot Summer in Egypt

29th June 2015 – FDD Policy Brief

Top Prosecutor’s Death Presages Long, Hot Summer in Egypt

Oren Kessler

Egypt’s top public prosecutor was killed Monday in a car bombing in Cairo – the country’s highest-profile assassination since the July 2013 ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi. more...

Analysis & Commentary

26th August 2015 – Quoted by Ariel Ben Solomon - The Jerusalem Post

Egypt Strips 3 of Citizenship for Becoming Israeli

Oren Kessler

Egypt's Interior Ministry revoked the citizenship of three of its citizens, because they acquired Israeli citizenship. more...

23rd August 2015 – Foreign Affairs

Trading Peace in Egypt and Israel

Oren Kessler

This year marks the tenth anniversary of an Egyptian-Israeli economic partnership that has quietly pumped billions into Cairo’s vulnerable economy. The free-trade framework known as Qualifying Industrial Zones, or QIZs, is one of the few points of economic normalization to have grown out of Israel’s 1979 peace agreement with Egypt and subsequent deal with Jordan. more...

20th August 2015 – The Long War Journal

Islamic State Branch Says Caliphate’s ‘Soldiers’ Bombed Cairo Courthouse, National Security Building

Thomas Joscelyn

The Islamic State’s branch in Egypt has claimed responsibility for a bombing near two government buildings in Cairo earlier today. Initial casualty reports say that nearly 30 people were wounded when the bomb struck near an Egyptian courthouse and national security building. more...

3rd August 2015 – National Interest

Egypt: Iran’s Next Sunni Rival

Oren Kessler

After an initially cautious response to the Iran nuclear deal, Egypt upped the ante against Tehran last week, with both the Foreign Ministry and the Al-Azhar religious seminary condemning the Islamic Republic’s “interference” in Arab affairs. more...

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