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Mohamed Samir
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Mohamed Samir Khedr is an economic and political journalist, and analyst specialising in geopolitical conflicts in the Middle East, Africa and the Eastern Mediterranean. Over the past decade, he covered Egypt's and the MENA region's financial, business, and geopolitical updates. He is currently the Executive Editor of the Daily News Egypt. Twitter: https://twitter.com/Moh_S_Khedr LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mohamed-samir-khedr/
LATEST BY MOHAMED SAMIR
9/11 anniversary: US should stop supporting movement that inspired attacks
Many US politicians overlook connection between 9/11 Egyptian jihadists and Islamists inspired by Muslim Brotherhood and messages of Sayyid Qutb
Mohamed Samir
September 11, 2021
Ethiopia: Blinken calls for withdrawal of Eritrean, Amhara forces from Tigray
Blinken condemned destruction of bridges into Tigray, stressing need for all parties to commit to immediate, indefinite, negotiated ceasefire.
Mohamed Samir
July 6, 2021
Egypt’s United Media Services reveals board reshuffle, plansEGX debut by 2024
Egypt’s United Media Services (UMS) has revealed its new Board of Directors, with Hassan Abdallah appointed as the group’s Chairperson.  The company’s board members include Ashraf Salman, Tamer Morsi, Mohamed Saadi, Amr El Fekky, and Mohamed Samir.  The company also revealed its plan to launch a new regional news station using the latest technologies in the first quarter (Q1) of 2022, the company revealed …
Mohamed Samir
May 29, 2021
World leaders welcome Egyptian-mediated Gaza ceasefire
Once the Egyptian-mediated ceasefire began, fireworks lit the skies as Palestinians flocked to the streets
Mohamed Samir
May 21, 2021
Israel and Hamas agree to Egyptian ceasefire initiative
Israel and Hamas have agreed to Egypt‘s ceasefire initiative, which would go into effect at 2am on Friday. Cairo will send two delegations to Gaza and Tel Aviv to ensure implementation and discuss next steps, under the directives of President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi. The ceasefire ends 11-day conflict which left 232 Palestinians killed by Israeli …
Mohamed Samir
May 20, 2021
US State Secretary, Egypt FM discuss bloodshed in Gaza, stress strategic partnership
The Egyptian Foreign Minister called for an immediate ceasefire between Palestine and Israel to end the bloodshed.
Mohamed Samir
May 17, 2021
Egyptian, US navies hold joint exercises in Red Sea
Egyptian and US navies’ drills included training on maritime security procedures in the areas of operations in the Red Sea
Mohamed Samir
May 13, 2021
Nuweiba: Egypt’s paradise of serenity
Nuweiba, 476km from Cairo, is a perfect fit for someone who is travelling on a budget. In the area between Nuweiba and Taba lies Ras Shitan, where you can find modest beach camps along the shore. These camps are beacons of simplicity, only having the bear minimum in terms of luxury, yet they provide the ultimate experience if you just want to relax on the beach with a book and tan, live an underwater diving fantasy in the Red Sea, or explore a hiking trail with breath-taking views
Mohamed Samir
May 12, 2021
Egypt to buy 30 Rafale fighter jets from France for $4.5bn
Rafale is a semi-stealth multirole fighter designed to conduct close air support, as well as air superiority missions
Mohamed Samir
May 4, 2021
African civil society representatives call for GERD 2nd filling postponement
Nile for Peace Conference in the Ugandan capital, Kampala was attended by civil society representatives from 9 African countries
Mohamed Samir
April 13, 2021
After 6-day blockage, traffic in Suez Canal resumes as trapped ship re-floated
‘I thank every loyal Egyptian who contributed technically, practically to ending this crisis,” says Egyptian President Al-Sisi
Mohamed Samir
March 29, 2021
Egypt’s Suez Canal Authority successfully re-floats EVER GIVEN, resumes navigation
‘I thank every loyal Egyptian who contributed technically, practically to ending this crisis,” says Egyptian President Al-Sisi
Mohamed Samir
March 29, 2021
Ever Given ship refloated after blocking Suez Canal for six days
Navigation in Suez Canal will be resumed once Ever Given is fully floated and anchored in the great bitter lakes, hopefully within hours
Mohamed Samir
March 29, 2021
Parliament’s human rights committee rebukes joint western statement over human rights in Egypt
The human rights committee said that the statement over Egyptian human rights record is not based on facts.”
Mohamed Samir
March 12, 2021
Western countries criticise Egypt’s human rights record, Egyptian Foreign Ministry slams “groundless accusations”
The Egyptian Foreign Ministry said that “Such statements that do not take into account the Egyptian human rights efforts are unacceptable
Mohamed Samir
March 12, 2021
Ankara must abide by international law in order for Egypt-Turkey relations to improve: Source
Turkey needs to stop attempts to interfere in the internal affairs of the countries of the region, says the Egyptian high-level source
Mohamed Samir
March 12, 2021
Egypt aims to become a mining hub, raising exports to $10bn by 2040
In a bid to become a mining hub Egypt to offer 200 exploration licenses annually: Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tarek El-Molla
Mohamed Samir
March 12, 2021
Fierce competition between lenders, Fintech, Big Tech marks financial services post-COVID-19
One major change in the past year has been to turn what we historically did face-to-face into an online activity: and that is using video conferencing for meetings; shopping online; restaurant delivery; day-to-day digital banking; and the list goes on.
Mohamed Samir
March 1, 2021
Eritrean troops massacred hundreds of civilians in Ethiopia’s Tigray: Amnesty
Eritrean troops went on a rampage and systematically killed hundreds of civilians, which appears to constitute crimes against humanity, said Amnesty
Mohamed Samir
February 27, 2021
Blinken phones Shoukry over boosting strategic partnership, promoting democracy
Blinken highlighted the importance of the strong US-Egypt strategic partnership, particularly in security and counterterrorism
Mohamed Samir
February 23, 2021
Exclusive: Russian flights to return to Sharm El-Sheikh and Hurghada end-February
In late January, a Russian security delegation inspected airports in Egyptian Red Sea resort cities of Sharm El-Sheikh and Hurghada
Mohamed Samir
February 18, 2021
25 January Revolution: A decade of upheaval, setbacks, challenges, and successes
On the 10th anniversary of the 25 January Revolution, Daily News Egypt looks at the defining moments of the movement.
Mohamed Samir
January 24, 2021
Hearings of civil society organisations completed to launch Egypt’s human rights strategy
Executive Regulations of new NGOs law to be published in Official Gazette soon, says SSCHR Secretary-General Ambassador Gamal El-Din
Mohamed Samir
January 12, 2021
Egypt’s intelligence chief Abbas Kamel met with Hamdok, Al-Burhan, Hamidati in Khartoum
GIS head Abbas Kamel congratulated Sudanese people on the occasion of their independence day, stressing Egypt’s support to Sudan across all fields.
Mohamed Samir
January 4, 2021
Sudan says troops killed by Ethiopian forces in cross-border attack
AP reported that military officials from Sudan said the attack left at least four troops, including a major, dead and wounded a dozen others.
Mohamed Samir
December 16, 2020
Egypt’s Sovereign Fund to prepare Safi, Wataniya companies for private placement
Egyptian state had to intervene to establish companies in strategic sectors, it will gradually exit from them, said Planning Minister
Mohamed Samir
December 9, 2020
Egypt’s Al-Sisi to visit South Sudan on Saturday
Al-Sisi, Kiir will discuss bilateral issues and exchange views on regional stability as well as deepening South Sudan and Egypt diplomatic ties
Mohamed Samir
November 27, 2020
Egypt’s Higher Committee for Nile Water reviews GERD developments
This comes two days ahead of a scheduled meeting between the foreign and irrigation ministers of Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia over GERD
Mohamed Samir
November 17, 2020
Al-Sisi in Nicosia for 8th tripartite summit with Greece, Cyprus 
President Al-Sisi met his Cypriot counterpart ahead of summit, praised Egyptian-Cypriot cooperation, Nicosia’s support for Cairo 
Mohamed Samir
October 21, 2020
Egypt to launch first integrated, long-term National Human Rights Strategy
No country is able to promote human rights only through state institutions, it needs partnership with civil society, says Professor Niveen Mossad
Mohamed Samir
October 18, 2020

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