This Week in Egypt: Week 29-2020 (July 13-19)

Top Headlines

  • AU-brokered GERD talks end with no deal
  • African Union to hold mini-summit on GERD
  • Egypt’s Sisi meets Libyan tribesmen after eastern call to intervene
  • Egypt offers reusable face masks in state subsidy scheme 
  • Egypt reports lowest daily coronavirus figure since late May

 Main Headlines


  • ‪AU-brokered GERD talks end with no deal
  • Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Greece, Cyprus, Bahrain urge UN not to register Turkish maritime boundaries deal with Libya’s GNA


  • ‪Libya’s eastern-based parliament has called for Egypt to directly intervene to counter Turkish backed GNA
  • Egypt offers reusable face masks in state subsidy scheme







  • Rising water level in Ethiopian Nile Dam brings unease to the region. Samuel Gebre and Michael Cohen
  • Shorter hours, cleaner air? Egypt may extend its COVID-19 evening curfew. Menna Farouk


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Doctor, blogger and Commentator on Middle East issues. The only practising doctor who write in Middle Eastern politics in UK.
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