Egyptian president's effort to seek financial help from the oil-rich kingdom comes as his country's currency faces new pressure after already losing nearly half its value against the dollar since March 2022.
Cairo and Damascus are conducting "advanced discussions" to restore diplomatic ties and to hold a top-level meeting between the two countries, US newspaper Wall Street Journal reports.
While differences remain between Ankara and Damascus over the Syrian civil war, both sides share concerns about the presence of the YPG/PKK terror group in northern Syria.
Türkiye has been a top mediating force between Ukraine and Russia, while developing different reconciliation paths with countries from Israel to Egypt.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says “there is no room for hard feelings in politics” and that Türkiye's normalisation process with Egypt will continue at the ministerial level.
President Erdogan held a brief conversation with Qatar's emir, as well as Egyptian president, Jordan’s king, Palestine's president, Kuwait's crown prince and Saudi's crown prince.
UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan arrives in Egypt for talks with Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah el Sisi, as media reports the two leaders will also attend a summit with counterparts from Jordan, Bahrain and Iraq.
An agreement has been signed to export Israeli gas to Egypt, where it will be liquefied before exporting to Europe as the EU seeks to reduce dependency on Moscow.
Egypt’s President Sisi and his Russian counterpart Putin discussed developments in Libya as well as Moscow's investments in the north African country.
Cairo and Ankara need to agree on a new messaging strategy that appeals to both countries’ domestic audiences to be able to take effective steps towards normalisation.
The future of Ennahda will depend not on its ideology, but its organisational transformation, political choices, and the political system’s new arrangements.
Egypt imposed state of emergency after deadly bombings of churches in April 2017 and has since routinely extended it at three-month intervals.
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