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Wednesday, 1 February 2017

Other coverage of Egypt in the international press included

Also making the rounds:

  • Nottingham University professor Nicola Everitt is teaming up with a few academics at Nile University to help Egypt get rid of its plastic bag problem by replacing them with crushed up crustacean shells to create biodegradable plastic bags, according to a review in The Week.
  • The Washington Post has the story of a Syrian refugee family stranded in Egypt by US President Donald Trump’s immigration ban despite having just won visas to be resettled in New Jersey.
  • Afolake Oyinloye’s review for Euronews of Direxiona, a women-only driving schools that teaches women about car upkeep, road safety, and how to deal with breakdowns and emergencies.
  • Israel shouldn’t put “all its eggs in one western basket” and must consider following Egypt and other Middle Eastern countries’ example by forging closer ties with Russia, Netanel Avneri writes for Israel Hayoum.

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