This Week in Egypt: Week 51-2019 ( Dec 16-22)

Top Headlines

  • Egypt’s former military chief-of-staff Sami Anan released from detention
  • US dollar continues to depreciate against Egyptian pound
  • Egypt’s president reshuffles cabinet
  • UK and France resume flights to Egypt’s Sharm El-Sheikh airport
  • Israel approves export of gas reserves to neighboring Egypt
  • Giant solar park in the desert jump-starts Egypt’s renewables push
  • Egypt’s media minister returns in new government shake-up

Main Headlines






  • Talks on Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam to resume in Khartoum
  • President Sisi: Egypt is keen on constructive cooperation with Cyprus


  • After UK, First direct flight from France lands at Sharm El-Sheikh after years of suspension
  • Egypt heightens security measures nationwide ahead of Christmas and New Year.
  • Egypt and Italy to establish integrated Italian trade and logistics entity
  • Mo Salah wins third trophy with Liverpool following Club World Cup triumph



  • How Egypt reacted to Ethiopia’s move on Red Sea. Khalid Hassan
  • Pacts between Libya, Turkey raise tensions with Egypt. Ahmed Gomaa
  • Slain student was caught in ‘web’ spun by Egyptian security services. Reuters

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