This Week in Egypt: Week 23-2020 ( June 1-7)


Top Headlines

  • Egypt proposes new peace initiative for Libya after collapse of Haftar offensive
  • IMF announces preliminary deal on $5.2 billion standby loan for Egypt
  • Egyptian shares jump after IMF agreement announced
  • Egypt’s daily coronavirus cases increase again after brief drop
  • Egypt cancels mandatory quarantine for returning nationals
  • An Egyptian father ‘used coronavirus lie to trick daughters’ into FGM procedure

 

Sisi Haftar Aqila Saleh

Sisi welcomes Libya’s Haftar, Aguila Saleh in Ittahadya palace

Main Headlines

(With some related regional news)

Monday

 Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday 

 Friday

  • IMF announces preliminary deal on $5.2 billion standby loan for Egypt
  • Egypt’s daily coronavirus cases increase again after brief drop to 1,348
  • Egypt sets-up integrated hotlines for coronavirus communications
  • An Egyptian father ‘used coronavirus lie to trick daughters’ into FGM procedure
  • Egypt’s Public Prosecutor calls for harsher punishments for FGM, presses charges against 2 suspects

Saturday

Sunday

  • Egypt’s net foreign reserves drop by $1 billion in May
  • Egyptian shares jump after IMF agreement was announced
  • ‘Egypt will not allow Libya to fall into the hands of terrorists, Turkish mercenaries’: Parliament Speaker
  • Ethiopia ‘would think twice’ about filling GERD without prior agreement if met by strong stance from Egypt, Sudan: Sudanese FM
  • Turkey says it may expand cooperation with Libya’s GNA after conflict ends

Reports

From Twitter

 

In Pictures

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