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Analysis: Macron's silence over weapons sales during his visit to Egypt speaks volumes.

An international arms fair opened in Cairo as military cooperation between Egypt and France continues to increase.

The French company helping load Egyptian military's guns

Omar Sultan

The French company helping load Egyptian military's guns

Comment: Manurhin is the global leader in ammunition manufacturing machinery. Its almost 70-year trade partnership with Egypt continues, despite the regime's human rights abuses, writes Omar Sultan.

Russia expanding Middle East footprint with Egypt bases

Paul Iddon

Russia expanding Middle East footprint with Egypt bases

Analysis: Putin's deal with Sisi allows Moscow to project power over the region, while bolstering Cairo's international aspirations, writes Paul ...

Exposed: France's arms dealers making a killing in Yemen

Warda Mohamed and Tony Fortin

Exposed: France's arms dealers making a killing in Yemen

The long read: The US and UK are often lambasted for their sales of weaponry to Saudi Arabia. But France cannot be overlooked, write Warda ...

Robert Cusack

'Libya is a failed state': French foreign minister

Le Drian has called for a drastic solution to bring Libya back to 'normality' and the plan could involve controversial renegade general Khalif Haftar.

Robert Springborg

Sisi's foreign policy: attempting balance on a weak fulcrum

Comment: Sisi appears to have made some savvy foreign policy decisions, but a closer look reveals a president ineptly pursing a deeply flawed ...

Heather McRobie

Sisi and Cameron: An ugly alliance forged in Britain

Comment: British leaders won't let the trivial matter of Cairo's human rights abuses and state-sponsored massacres of political opponents get in ...

AAAJ and agencies

Egypt buys warships from France after Russia deal scrapped

Egypt has agreed to buy two Mistral-class warships from France, the French government said Wednesday, announcing its second military ...

Arab leaders converge on Moscow for talks with Putin

AAAJ and agencies

Arab leaders converge on Moscow for talks with Putin

Leaders of Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Egypt and the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi will be in the Russian capital Tuesday for the MAKS-2015 air show, and ...

Al-Araby al-Jadeed

Russia's missile sale to Iran 'a carrot and stick'

Analysis: Analysts say Russia's sale of its S-300 air defence system show Iran the benefits of sticking with the nuclear negotiations, but ...

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