This Week in Egypt: Week 25 -2020 ( June15-21)


Top Headlines

  • Egyptian president says Libyan city Sirte is a redline
  • Egypt says military solution in Libya is the last option to preserve security
  • Libya’s GNA calls Egypt’s military threat ‘ a declaration of war’
  • Ethiopia to fill disputed dam, deal or no deal 
  • Egypt calls for U.N. intervention in talks on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam  
  • Egypt surpasses 50,000 confirmed coronavirus cases

 

Sisi redline photo

 Main Headlines

(Including relevant regional developments)

Monday

Tuesday

  • World Bank provides $400 mln to boost health insurance in Egypt
  • Egypt seeks loan of over $1 billion, taps lenders in UAE
  • Egypt Air is seeking $185 million from state banks to weather crisis

Wednesday

  • ‪No Breakthrough in GERD talks: Egypt’s Irrigation Minister GERD talks
  • Egypt passes electoral changes that could bolster Sisi supporters
  • NATO must deal with, not ignore Turkish problem – French official

Thursday

Friday

  • Egypt calls for U.N. intervention in talks on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam
  • Ethiopia to fill disputed dam, deal or no deal
  • Starting July 1, Egypt will reopen select resorts and archaeological sites to foreign tourists

Saturday

Sunday

  • Egypt is committed to a diplomatic solution to Ethiopia’s dam crisis- President Sisi
  • Egypt says military solution in Libya is the last option to preserve security
  • Libya’s GNA calls Egypt’s military threat ‘ a declaration of war’ https://aje.io/3wuq4
  • We support Egyptian efforts in Libya: US State Department
  • Saudi Arabia and UAE support Egypt’s comments on Libya
  • Egyptian high-school pupils, masked and gloved, head into exams
  • As Tourism reignites, Egypt scraps visa fees until october 2020 for three governorates

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