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Cairo Opera House to hold two concerts in Saudi Arabia

The Egyptian Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem said that Saudi Arabia will host, for the first time in its history, two consecutive concerts of the Cairo Opera House at the King Fahad Cultural Centre in Riyadh next Wednesday and Thursday. Cairo Opera House prepared an artistic programme for its first visit to Saudi Arabia, …

Nihal Samir

Al-Sisi heads to Saudi Arabia to attend 29th Arab Summit

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi headed on Saturday to Dammam, Saudi Arabia to attend the 29th Arab League Summit, which is scheduled to kick off on Sunday. The summit, titled Arab Reunification, will discuss several issues that will be at the forefront of discussions, including the situations in Palestine and Syria, as well as the Libyan …

Daily News Egypt

New foundations

In the post-second world war era, American-Saudi relations had been a strategic constant in the Arab world. Both the United States and Saudi Arabia had made sure to work in concert and coordinate closely their Arab and regional policies. There had been disagreements, and in some instances, very serious ones, like the ramifications of the …

Hussein Haridi

EDC renews projects contracts in Saudi Arabia for 3 years

Contracts for the Egyptian Drilling Company (EDC)’s projects in Saudi Arabia have been renewed for the next three years, Salah Abdelkereem, head of the Egyptian Drilling Company, which is under the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC), said. He explained that the company controls about 74% of the land and sea drilling market in Egypt as …

Ahmed Ismail

Women are not obliged to wear abayas: Saudi Mufti

Saudi Mufti Abdullah al-Mutlaq stated on Friday that women are not required to wear abayas, breaking with precedents for regulations of Saudi women dress and causing widespread controversy in Saudi society. On his weekly radio program, al-Mutlaq, who is a member of the of the highest jurisprudence committee in the country which is allowed to …

Nada Deyaa’

Fact or Fiction

United States Vice President Mike Pence made his first official tour of the Middle East from January 20-22, during which he visited Egypt, Jordan, and Israel. This tour came exactly on the first year anniversary of the administration of President Donald Trump. During the past year, the American president visited the Middle East last May …

Hussein Haridi

Post-Saleh guerrilla conflicts leave scores of civilians dead 

In the past 10 days, the United Nations humanitarian coordinator in Yemen, Jamie McGoldrick, said in a statement that all sides in the country’s conflict are indiscriminately killing civilians. He said airstrikes by the Saudi-led Arab coalition alone killed 68 noncombatants in one day. The UN last week described the civil conflict in Yemen as …

Daily News Egypt

An inadequate order of alliances

Next January, seven years will have passed since the old order in the Middle East crumbled. Egypt had been at the forefront of this political order with a pattern of alliances that had shielded it, for better or worse, from threats to its political stability and national security interests. This order had been aligned with …

Hussein Haridi