This Week in Egypt: Week 24-2019 ( June 10-16)

Top Headlines

  • Egypt condemns attack on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman
  • Egypt’s President el-Sisi has reaffirmed support for the UAE 
  • Algeria, Tunisia, and Egypt call for diplomatic solution to conflict in Libya
  • Sisi reiterates Egypt’s support for Libyan national army
  • Dollar exchange rate continues downward trend at Egypt’s major banks
  • Egypt’s state-owned Banque du Caire net profit surges
  • US congressional panel to discuss designating Brotherhood a terrorist group next week
  • New national anti-FGM committee launches awareness campaign

 Main Headlines


  • Egyptian authorities are trying to stop the auction of a statue of Tutankhamen’s head at Christie’s auction house in London
  • Foreigners can be granted Egyptian citizenship under certain conditions
  • Dollar exchange rate continues downward trend at Egypt’s major banks








Good Read

From Twitter




  • A guide to Egypt’s 2019 African Nations Cup stadiums


  • Hockey: Ireland hopes suffer after defeat to Egypt in France


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