Category Archives: Governance

Why Trump’s recognition of the Golan Heights as Israeli territory matters

Responding to pressure from the Israeli government, President Donald Trump has signaled via Twitter that his administration is poised to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights.

This change of posture over a highly disputed and strategically valuable territory between …

Sudan’s Refugees in Egypt: The Struggle to Cope

Conflict and political upheaval in Sudan and turmoil in other parts of the Africa region have sent thousands of refugees fleeing their homelands in the hope of finding better lives for themselves and their children. Many are heading to Egypt, …

Egypt Refers 28 to Court on Charges of Joining IS, Al-Qaida

Egyptian prosecutors have referred 28 terror suspects in two separate cases to court on charges of joining local affiliates of the Islamic State group and al-Qaida.

They said Monday the suspects were plotting attacks against security forces and the headquarters …

Egyptian economy gets out of bottleneck- Maait

The Egyptian economy has got rid of its bottleneck, Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait said on Sunday 24/3/2019, expecting to achieve a budget surplus in the 2019/2020 fiscal year.

Egypt is expected to hit budget surplus by 2 percent of …

Maait: Egypt’s joining of AfCFTA to support national economy

Finance Minister Dr Mohamed Maait said Monday 25/3/2019 Egypt’s joining of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) will support the national economy, voicing hope that Egypt would swiftly finalize the necessary legal and legislative procedures for ratifying the agreement …