media is vilifying neighboring Sudan
over its expanding ties with Turkey
and Qatar, Cairo's regional nemesis, saying the three are conspiring against Egypt.
While the government
has publicly remained silent, the media seized on a visit this week to Sudan
by Turkey' president, a meeting between the chiefs of staff of Sudan, Turkey
and renewed efforts by Khartoum
to revive a border dispute with Egypt.
The new low in relations deepens simmering tensions between Egypt
and both Ethiopia
over the likely impact of a massive dam being built by Addis Abba on Egypt's vital share of Nile River
"Sudanese President Omar Bashir
is playing with fire in exchange for dollars," the editor
of a Cairo
daily, Al- Shorouk, wrote today about Sudan's longtime ruler.
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