This Week in Egypt: Week 17 ( Apr 20-26)


Top Headlines

  • Egypt to start discussions with IMF for new financial support
  • Egypt eases some lockdown restrictions for Ramadan
  • Egypt sends medical supplies to the US to assist in the fight against coronavirus
  • Spain arrests British-Egyptian rapper who became Islamic State fighter
  • Egypt’s Commercial International Bank buys 51% of Kenya’s Mayfair
  • Pompeo urges Egypt to keep American prisoners safe from coronavirus

Main Headlines

Monday

Tuesday

  • In role reversal, Egypt sends medical supplies to the US to assist in the fight against coronavirus
  • Pharos Energy exits group looking to buy Shell’s Western Desert assets
  • Egypt starts production from two Mediterranean gas wells

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

  • Pompeo urges Egypt to keep American prisoners safe from coronavirus
  • Egypt’s Commercial International Bank buys 51% of Kenya’s Mayfair
  • 201 new coronavirus cases in Egypt, bringing the country’s total number of confirmed cases to 4092
  • Sandstorm wreaks havoc across Egypt
  • Egypt announces the discovery of coffin containing a mummy dating back to the 17th dynasty in Luxor

 Saturday

  • Benha University Hospital announces 16 Covid-19 cases among its staff
  • New Valley governorate’s total COVID-19 cases rise to 13
  • Tourist boats are back to work in Red Sea governorate after two weeks of suspension

Sunday

Reports

Interview

From Twitter

Plus

  • Egypt’s antiquities ministry to launch virtual tour of Step Pyramid Complex of Djoser

 

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