UK PM Johnson seeks post-Brexit deals at Africa summit

By |januar 20th, 2020|Africa, Boris Johnson, Brexit, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, News, Nigeria, Sajid Javid, United Kingdom|

Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets 16 African leaders at an investment summit Monday (20 January) that will see Britain cast out a net for trading partners in its new life outside the EU.

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Turkey-Libya Mediterranean deal is about energy and extending Ankara’s influence

By |december 10th, 2019|Cyprus, Egypt, Greece, Libya, Mediterranean Sea, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan|

Ankara’s moves in the Mediterranean Sea reflect President Erdoğan’s ambitions to make Turkey a leading country. But its unilateralism is unnecessarily aggravating tensions in the region and, as usual, leaves it to Brussels and Washington to sort it out, writes Henri J Barkey.

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Arab uprisings: spring time continues

By |november 18th, 2019|Arab Spring, Egypt, Lebanon, Libya, Middle East, News, Tunisia, Yemen|

Since the rapture of the 2011 Arab uprisings, starting in Tunisia and sweeping through North Africa and the Middle East – most notably engulfing Libya, Egypt, Syria, and Yemen – a bitter aftertaste of repression and civil war lingers, writes Sharon Lecocq.

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Arab League, EU seek synchrony on regional crises in first summit

By |februar 25th, 2019|Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Egypt, EU-Arab League summit, Libya, News, refugee crisis, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Yemen Civil War|

Arab and European states sought common ground on security threats and regional crises including Yemen, Syria and Libya on Sunday at their first joint summit held in Egypt’s Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh.

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First Arab-EU summit billed as chance to cooperate in troubled region

By |februar 22nd, 2019|Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, anti-Muslim, Brexit, Egypt, EU-Arab summit, Libya, News, refugee crisis, Syria war, terrorism, Viktor Orbán|

European and Arab leaders are to hold their first summit Sunday (24 February), in what the top EU diplomat sees as a chance to boost cooperation across a troubled Mediterranean region.

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Macron says ‘won’t respond’ to populist Italian leaders

By |januar 28th, 2019|2019 European elections, 5-Star Movement, Club Med, Cyprus, Egypt, Emmanuel Macron, Lega, Luigi Di Maio, Matteo Salvini, News|

French President Emmanuel Macron said Sunday (27 January) that he will not respond to criticism by populist Italian leaders Luigi Di Maio and Matteo Salvini because their words are of "no interest".

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Human rights violations in Egypt: EU must speak out!

By |december 20th, 2018|authoritarian regime, Egypt, human rights, News, refugee crisis|

The EU should be aware of plans to amend the Egyptian Constitution that could extend the power of the President indefinitely, showing the true intentions of an authoritarian state, writes Wahid Al-Asmar.

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EU is as comfortable as China with the African thugs and dictators

By |oktober 24th, 2018|Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Africa, Angela Merkel, China, Egypt, EU-Turkey deal, human rights, Libya, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, refugee crisis, Turkey|

The EU has long frowned at China’s action in Africa for not requiring respect for human rights as a condition for aid and thus promoting a Chinese-inspired authoritarian Africa. But in recent years the EU is not better, writes Fabian Wagner.

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Northern Africa: Europe’s new border guard?

By |oktober 18th, 2018|border controls, disembarkation platforms, Egypt, immigration policy, Lybia, News|

As another EU summit gets underway, Leïla Bodeux and Davide Gnes wonder what values Europeans are willing to give up in order to stop migration.  

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Hungary takes fight against NGOs to EU level

By |oktober 16th, 2018|Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, Benjamin Netanyahu, Egypt, Federica Mogherini, human rights, Hungary, illiberal democracy, Israel, Matteo Salvini, News, NGOs, Peter Szijjarto, refugee crisis, Viktor Orbán|

At a Luxembourg meeting of EU foreign ministers on Tuesday (15 October), Hungary called on the EU to stop funding for NGOs that undermine the sovereignty of neighbouring countries such as Israel and Egypt or states that contribute to illegal migration.

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