This Week In Egypt: Week 8-2020 ( Feb 17-23)


Top Headlines

  • Egypt’s only announced coronavirus case tests negative for the disease
  • Pompeo says Ethiopia-Egypt dam dispute could take months to resolve
  • Egyptian court acquits Mubarak’s sons of illicit share trading
  • Egypt holds interest rates for the second straight month
  • Egyptian natural gas exports to Jordan to be resumed within 48 hours
  • Egypt’s Minya opens museum in remembrance of 21 Christians killed by ISIS in Libya
  • Egyptian prosecutor renews detention of researcher Patrick Zaki for 15 days

 

Main Headlines

Monday

  • Egypt ends 14-day quarantine for Egyptians returning from China’s Wuhan; no coronavirus cases detected
  • Jewish Worshipers fete ‘very emotional’ Shabbat in refurbished Alexandria synagogue in Egypt
  • Egypt’s Sisi attends inauguration of new military factory

Tuesday

  • Pompeo says Ethiopia-Egypt dam dispute could take months to resolve
  • Sudan is not conceding its share of surplus water from the River Nile to Egypt
  • The Egyptian and French air forces have carried out air defence drills across the Red Sea
  • Egypt’s Minya opens museum in remembrance of 21 Christians killed by ISIS in Libya

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

  • Egyptian court acquits Mubarak’s sons of illicit share trading
  • Egypt’s prosecutor-general refers doctor, parents to criminal court after girl dies from FGM
  • Egypt’s parliament says abolishing imprisonment of businessmen will attract investment
  • Egypt’s former minister Ghada Wali sworn in as executive director of UNODC
  • Egyptian prosecutor renews detention of researcher Patrick Zaki for 15 days
  • Egypt to manufacture electric buses by November 2020

Sunday

Reports

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Interview

  • Interview with Talha al-Masir (Abu Shu’aib al-Masri) Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi

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Plus

  • Emirates Airline partners with Arab Hope Makers Initiative to build Magdi Yacoub Heart Centre in Cairo
  • Egypt applies for 8th world heritage site with Natrun Valley

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