This Week in Egypt: Week 16 ( April 15-21)


Top Headlines

  • Egypt votes on changes that would allow President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to rule until 2030
  • Special U.S. Envoy Greenblatt: Deal of the Century does not include Sinai
  • Moody’s upgrades Egypt’s rating to B2, expects more economic growth
  • Egypt’s Sisi calls Sudan’s transitional military council to offer support for security and stability of Sudan
  • Abbas meets Sisi in Cairo to discuss ‘Deal of the Century’
  • Mohamed Salah named one of world’s 100 most influential people by Time

Main Headlines

 Monday

Tuesday

 Wednesday

Thursday

  • Moody’s upgrades Egypt’s rating to B2, expects more economic growth
  • Defence ministers of Egypt, Greece, Cyprus attended joint military drills
  • Mo Salah:‘ We need to change the way we treat women in our culture’
  • Egypt’s Mufti citizens to take part in referendum on constitutional amendments
  • Marking World Heritage Day, Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities unveiled a restored statue of ancient Egyptian King Rameses II in front of Luxor Temple

Friday 

Saturday

  • Egypt votes on changes that would allow President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to rule until 2030
  • Referendum result expected in a week’s time: Egypt’s election authority
  • Heavy security is deployed across Egypt to secure constitutional referendum
  • Egyptians abroad continue to cast their votes at embassies on second day of constitutional referendum
  • UN says attack in central Mali kills peacekeeper is from Egypt
  • Egypt’s Sisi to participate in China’s Belt and Road forum

Sunday

Reports

 Interview

  • Released but imprisoned daily: Alaa Seif on the need for new imaginations. Mada Masr

From Twitter

 

 

 

 Plus 

  • An exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Egypt’s new £600m Giza museum

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