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Analysis: Ethiopia's deadly civil war in Tigray province risks triggering wider geopolitical instability in the Horn of Africa.

The UN, Amnesty International and countries including the UK and US have raised concerns over the arrest of EIPR staff.

Egypt rights group says third member arrested

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Egypt rights group says third member arrested

Egyptian authorities arrested a third member of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights, a leading local human rights group, in less than a week.

Egypt arrests office manager of leading rights group

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Egypt arrests office manager of leading rights group

Egypt arrested the office manager of a leading human rights group Sunday on charges including "joining a terror group" and "spreading false ...

Greece, Egypt seeks Biden role in East Mediterranean dispute

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Greece, Egypt seeks Biden role in East Mediterranean dispute

Greece is seeking the aid of Joe Biden, who is set to be the next president of the United States over the east mediterranean.

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France FM in Egypt affirms 'deep respect for Islam'

Jean-Yves Le Drian met with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and will also meet Ahmed al-Tayeb, the grand imam of Al-Azhar, Egypt's highest Muslim authority.

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France FM in Egypt following Prophet Muhammad cartoons controversy

Jean-Yves Le Drian would meet President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and Ahmed al-Tayeb, the grand ...

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Arab League ignores Palestinian call for UAE normalisation rebuke

The Arab League accused Iran and Turkey of interfering in the affairs of Arab countries.

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US calls for political solution in Libya, targets smugglers

Washington has called for a UN-backed ceasefire and the withdrawal of foreign military personnel from Libya.

Saudi FM discusses Libya with Algerian, Tunisian leaders

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Saudi FM discusses Libya with Algerian, Tunisian leaders

Saudi Arabia, Algeria and Tunisia took part in talks on the conflict in Libya on Tuesday.

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Saudi foreign minister pays surprise visit to Algeria

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister paid a surprise visit to Algeria to meet with top officials.

Egypt seeks UN resolution on Nile dam dispute

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Egypt seeks UN resolution on Nile dam dispute

Egypt's foreign minister Sameh Shoukry said the draft resolution on the Nile dam dispute is in line with the outcome of an ...

Divide and survive: Ethiopia balances Gulf, Turkey ties

Giorgio Cafiero and Corrado Čok

Divide and survive: Ethiopia balances Gulf, Turkey ties

Ethiopia is the most coveted target of the ongoing scramble for the Horn of Africa.

Ethiopia's Nile dam talks with Sudan fail deal

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Ethiopia's Nile dam talks with Sudan fail deal

Talks on Ethiopia's Nile dam have not been successful, as Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia fail to come up with a solution to the dispute.

Israel, Saudis 'hold talks' on Turkish influence in Jerusalem

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Israel, Saudis 'hold talks' on Turkish influence in Jerusalem

Saudi Arabia, Israel and Jordan are working together in a bid to repel Turkey's growing influence in Jerusalem, an Israeli newspaper revealed.

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Mossad chief secretly visits Egypt over West Bank annexation

Yossi Cohen took a secret trip to Egypt to discuss West Bank annexation.

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Egypt accepts Ethiopia-Sudan proposal to renegotiate dam dispute

Egypt said it was willing to restart negotiations with Sudan and Ethiopia over the filling of the controversial Nile mega-dam, which Cairo fears ...

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Pompeo urges Egypt to protect US prisoners from Covid-19

The US secretary of state told Egypt to look after its American prisoners in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Sam Hamad

Brexit Britain rolls out the red carpet for Sisi

Comment: The most powerful countries in the world, including the UK, have normalised and bolstered Sisi, while turning a blind eye to his ...

US raises concerns over American prisoner with Egypt

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US raises concerns over American prisoner with Egypt

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo raised with Egypt the case of a New York taxi driver held for six years by the close US ally.

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Sisi 'considering cancelling US visit' in fear of protests

Egyptians have called on social media for protesters to take to the streets on Friday in protest against alleged corruption.

Egypt FM in Sudan to kick off 'new' ties

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Egypt FM in Sudan to kick off 'new' ties

Egypt's foreign minister has travelled to neighbouring Sudan to kick of a 'new start' with the country's transitional government.

Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria FMs take part in Libya talks

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Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria FMs take part in Libya talks

Egypt’s Foreign Ministry on Tuesday hosted talks with the foreign ministers of Algeria and Tunisia, Libya’s neighbours to the west, days after ...

Sudan's embattled Bashir visits Egypt amid mushrooming anti-government protests

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Sudan's embattled Bashir visits Egypt amid mushrooming anti-government protests

Sudan's embattled President Omar al-Bashir has travelled to Cairo as popular demonstrations against his 29-year rule continue to shake the ...

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