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Rights take back seat to ‘priorities’ in Egyptian-European relations
Asmahan Soliman and Leonardo Giansanti | Despite Egypt's ongoing rights abuses, arms sales, migration deals and Libya negotiations continue
Diplomatic distance: Egypt skeptical of French diplomatic play in Libya
Asmahan Soliman and Sherifa Moataz | Egypt is skeptical of French-led efforts at resolving the Libyan Civil War
EgyptAir MS804 crash: Why has Egypt delayed the return of victims’ bodies to France?
Lina Attalah and Omar Said | Five months after EgyptAir flight A320 crashed, Egypt hasn’t released the remains of passengers.
Pressing problems in Egyptian aviation
Mohamed Hamama | The aviation sector in Egypt, both civil and military, is becoming a burden to the state as it seeks to
Ahead of French president’s visit: Will security trump human rights concerns?
Omar Said | French President Francois Hollande is due to arrive in Cairo on Sunday for a two-day visit that is expected
A year of grey zones: Egypt’s foreign friends and foes
Omar Said | Egypt’s foreign policy and diplomacy throughout 2015 arguably fell in some sort of grey zone, with
Pursuing alternatives to American weapons
Pesha Magid | Egypt purchased two French warships at the end of September and rumors of new arms deals have since been
 
Opinion
Jenna Le Bras
France and Egypt: Allies of convenience
Does this relationship have any benefits besides contributing to the legitimation of a repressive power?
Alain Gresh
June 30, 3 years on: How Europe has re-oriented itself on Egypt
Alain Gresh writes on where the European Union now stands on Egypt, 3 years after June30, 2013.
Abdallah Hendawy
In search of a legacy, Egypt’s leader buys arms
The question is why a country like Egypt, with very few naval or aerial threats, is seeking such extraordinary
 
News
Report: Egypt 3rd largest arms importer worldwide
Lawyer files complaint against heads of Egyptian rights groups after they meet Macron
Amnesty: French arms exports to Egypt used in violent repression, violating international human rights law
Egypt denies French claim of fire on board 2016 Paris-Cairo plane crash
Report: Egypt 3rd largest arms importer globally, 2nd regionally in 2017
French Dassault delivers 2 luxury jets to Egyptian government, despite previous denial from presidential sources
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Hollande in Egypt
Tawfig | Sign: "Bien venu chez nous" (in transliterated Arabic)Policeman into walkie-talkie: "Open the road for him son, he's large."