This Week in Egypt: Week 30 ( July 22-28)

Top Headlines

  • British airways resumes flights to Cairo
  • Immigration minister says controversial statement taken out of context
  • Egypt has received 930 surplus US mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicles (MRAPs)
  • Brotherhood member reveals ’embezzlement’ among group’s fugitives in Turkey
  • Egypt demands ‘practical measures’ from Ethiopia to reach agreement on Renaissance Dam
  • Egypt’s annual water share declines by 5 billion cubic meter
  • Egyptian Swimmer Farida Osman Secures Bronze Medal at World Championships

 Main Headlines







  • Egypt’s defense minister heads to Washington to talk with his US counterpart
  • Immigration Minister says circulated video of her threatening critics taken out of context
  • Civil aviation delegation inspects Sharm El-Sheikh Airport as resumption of charter flights is within reach



  • Shadow war: Egypt and Iran battle for influence in Gaza.Al-Monitor
  • Egypt courts Chinese clothing makers seeking tariff refuge.Ahmed Kamel
  • How Egypt conquered croquet.  The Economist

From Twitter




  • Egyptian Swimmer Farida Osman Secures Bronze Medal secures bronze medal at World Championships
  • Handball: Brave Egypt lose 35-33 to France in U21 World Championship semis


  • ‪“Be part of the change”: Freska campaign to ban plastic reaches Egypt’s North Coast
  • 10 new Egyptian-made, natural gas-fueled buses hit streets of Cairo

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Doctor, blogger and Commentator on Middle East issues. The only practising doctor who write in Middle Eastern politics in UK.
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