This Week in Egypt: Week 19 – 2020 (May 4-10)


Top Headlines

  • Egypt extends night-time curfew until the end of Ramadan
  • Egypt expects to secure final approval to borrow $2.7 billion from the IMF
  • Egypt’s annual inflation jumps to 5.9%, monthly rate up to 1.6% in April
  • Egypt’s foreign reserves fall to $37.037 billion at the end of April
  • Egypt raises new tax on fuel as it confronts coronavirus crisis
  • Israel to discuss with U.S. reported Sinai peacekeeper cutback plan

Main Headlines

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Saturday 

  • Egypt records 488 new coronavirus cases Saturday, bringing total to 8964
  • Egypt’s 9th doctor dies from coronavirus
  • Egyptian doctor becomes first health care worker to die on Kuwait’s coronavirus frontline

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