This Week in Egypt: Week 6-2020 (Feb 3-9)


Top Headlines

  • Egypt’s Sisi calls for firm stance to confront dispatch of ‘terrorists to Libya
  • The Egyptian Navy is said to be close to purchasing a pair of European Multi-Purpose Frigate (FREMM) warships from Italy
  • Egypt ranks 9th in military strength among 138 states: Global Firepower
  • Egypt brings back home 32 fishermen detained by Yemeni Houthis
  • UN appoints former Egyptian minister Mahmoud Mohieldin as special envoy on financing the 2030 Agenda
  • Egypt to build first restaurant serving tourists at Great Pyramids of Giza

 Main Headlines

 Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday 

  • Egypt ranks 9th in military strength among 138 states: Global Firepower
  • Regulators rules that Saudi Telecom must offer to buy remaining 45% in Vodafone Egypt
  • Egyptian engineers attend training in Russia for construction of Dabaa nuclear power plant
  • Egypt’s Interior Ministry calls on car owners to get new e-stickers
  • Forbes names 9 Egyptians in ‘Middle East’s 100 Power Businesswomen’ of 2020

Thursday

Friday 

Saturday

  • The Egyptian Navy is said to be close to purchasing a pair of European Multi-Purpose Frigate (FREMM) warships from Italy
  • Egypt takes measures limiting subsidies to 2 children per family
  • Cabinet: Egypt’s inflation rate hits 9.2 percent in 2019, compared to 14.4 in 2018  

 Sunday

  • African Union Summit kicks off with participation of Egypt’s President Sisi
  • Egypt’s Sisi calls for firm stance to confront dispatch of ‘terrorists’ to Libya
  • Trudeau says he spoke to Egypt’s president about detained Canadians during AU summit Canada’s Trudeau
  • An Egyptian court sentences fugitive contractor Mohamed Ali to 3 years over tax evasion
  • Italy is alarmed after Egyptian studying in Bologna arrested in Cairo
  • New on-demand fuel delivery company to launch in Egypt

Reports

  • Egypt stays out of renewed Israel-Gaza escalations. Rasha Abou Jalal
  • A profit bonanza for for Egyptian banks is ripening the industry for acquisitions. Farah El-Bahrawy

Read

  • The dispute between the grand imam of Al-Azhar and the president of Cairo University reflects deep divisions over Islamic renewal. Gamal Essam El-Din
  • The revival of Egypt. CPI Financial

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