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Why Egypt Has Joined The Gulf Coalition In Yemen

Egypt's participation in the military operation "Decisive Storm" against the Houthis in Yemen is a question of interests, alliances and cold, hard cash.

Egypti's al Sisi (R) receives Qatar Sheikh al Thani upon his arrival ahead of the Arab League Summit in Sharm el-Sheikh.
Egypti's al Sisi (R) receives Qatar Sheikh al Thani upon his arrival ahead of the Arab League Summit in Sharm el-Sheikh.
Mostafa Mohie

CAIRO — Why is Egypt jumping into Yemen?

Supporters of Egyptian military participation in the coalition fighting the Houthi rebels' takeover in Yemen say it's important to help ensure the national security of the Arab Gulf states in confronting Iran's expanding influence in the Arabian Peninsula.

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Tokyo citizens shield themselves from the heat as Japan faces its worst heat wave ever recorded.

McKenna Johnson, Lila Paulou, Lisa Berdet and Anne-Sophie Goninet

👋 Салом!*

Welcome to Friday, where at least 19 die as Odessa is hit by Russian missiles overnight, Israel gets a new (interim) prime minister and the world’s most famous cycling race kicks off in Denmark. And in French daily Les Echos, Clara Le Fort reports on the surprising trend of using clay as a building material in modern architecture.

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