This Week in Egypt; Week 33-2019 ( Aug 12-18)


Top Headlines 

  • Egypt hosts Sudanese faction peace talks
  • Egypt took part in the signing of historic power-sharing deal between Sudanese army and civilian forces
  • FBI wants to interrogate an Egyptian man in Brazil, citing Al-Qaeda links
  • Egypt made history by reaching the final of the men’s U-19 World Handball Championship for the first time 
  • Egypt’s unemployment rate drops to 7.5 percent in Q2 2019

 Main Headlines

 Monday

  • FBI wants to interrogate an Egyptian man in Brazil, citing Al-Qaeda links
  • Egypt hosts Sudanese faction peace talks peace talks
  • Egypt targets daily crude oil production to hit 690,000 barrels by end of 2019
  • Female police are deployed at metro stations to confront harassment during Eid

Tuesday

  • Egyptian Mubarak’s era business tycoon Hussein Salem died in Spain at the age of 85
  • Egypt Air suspends flights to Hong Kong as serious disruptions continue at its international airport
  • Transport minister promises overhaul of Egypt’s railways starting 2020

Wednesday

  • Natural gas production at Zohr, the largest gas-field in the Mediterranean Sea, more than tripled in the first half this year
  • Egyptian lawyer files a lawsuit over J-Lo’s garments at its North Coast concert

Thursday

Friday

  • Egypt’s PM heads to Khartoum for constitutional declaration inking signing ceremony
  • Egypt’s non-petroleum exports hit $13 billion in the first half of 2019
  • Grain imports coming from Russia are subjected to quarantine checks to ensure they are free from any harmful substances

 Saturday 

Sunday 

 Reports

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Sports

  • Egypt made history by reaching the final of the men’s U-19 World Handball Championship for the first time

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