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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Europe and the Egyptian election: Do not congratulate

By |marec 27th, 2018|Democracy, Egypt, elections, human rights, Migration, News, terrorism|

European leaders should treat the Egyptian election as the meaningless exercise it is. Instead of congratulating the President's coronation, they should instead make a renewed effort to voice their disagreement with his style of government, writes Anth...

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Erdogan and Macron take lead in urging US to turn back on Jerusalem decision

By |december 11th, 2017|Azerbaijan, Donald Trump, Egypt, Emmanueal Macron, Indonesia, Israel, Jerusalem, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Middle East conflict, Middle East peace process, News, Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, Palestinians, Pope Francis, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Russia, Turkey, Vladimir Putin|

Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and France's Emmanuel Macron will work together to try to persuade the United States to reconsider its decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a Turkish presidential source said on Saturday (9 December).

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Hamas, Fatah sign deal on Palestinian reconciliation

By |oktober 13th, 2017|António Guterres, Benjamin Netanyahu, Donald Trump, Egypt, Fatah, Gaza, Hamas, Israel, Mahmud Abbas, Middle East conflict, Middle East peace process, News, Palestinians, United Nations|

Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah signed an agreement on Thursday (12 October) on ending a decade-long split following talks mediated by Egypt in Cairo, with president Mahmud Abbas calling it a "final" accord.

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