This Week in Egypt: Week 29-2019 ( July 15-21)


Top Headlines

  • British airway and Lufthansa temporarily suspend flights to Cairo over alleged security concerns
  • Egypt expresses dismay at ‘unilateral’ British Airways flight suspension
  • Algerian fans stir riots at Cairo Airport over delayed planes
  • Lufthansa resumes flights to Cairo
  • Trump’s peace is heading back to the Middle East, including Egypt, next week
  • Egypt’s economic growthhits 5.6% in 2018/19
  • Plastic Bags to Be Banned in Egypt’s Marsa Alam

 Main Headlines

 Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

 Friday

Saturday

  • British Airway  cancels flights to Cairo for 7 days; Lufthansa does the same, for 1 day
  • Outrage after British Airways suspends all Cairo Flights
  • Egypt Air to provide larger aircrafts for Cairo-London route after British Airways suspension
  • Liverpool to make Egypt’s Mohamed Salah English Premier League best-paid player

Sunday

  • Egypt expresses dismay at ‘unilateral’ British Airways flight suspension
  • UK ambassador apologises over British Airways’ unilateral decision to suspend flights to Cairo
  • Lufthansa resumes flights to Cairo
  • Algerian fans stir riots at Cairo Airport over delayed planes
  • Sudan’s army chief-of-staff  in Cairo to enhance military cooperation
  • US President’s Middle East peace team will visit Israel, Jordan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the UAE in the first week of August
  • Egypt urges nationals to abide by Schengen travel rules
  • Egyptian pound sees one of fastest currency increases worldwide this year

Reports

Good Read

  • Tensions between Egypt and Turkey are on the rise.  Mohamed Mahir and Irina Tsukerman
  • Muslim Brotherhood turns to retired Egyptian soccer icon in rebranding Effort. Hany Ghoraba
  • Egypt expands its role in resolving the crisis in Libya. Dina Ezzat

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