This Week in Egypt: Week 31 ( July 27-Aug 2)

Top Headlines

  • Egypt says Turkish seismic survey plans could encroach on its waters
  • Eni, BP, Total hit gas at Bashrush prospect about 11 km offshore Egypt
  • Somaliland recognition quest is boosted By Ethiopia And Egypt scramble for Hargeisa
  • Egypt’s Sisi approves ban on retired army officers standing for election 
  • Egypt’s budget deficit falls to 7.8% in FY 2019/20
  • Kuwait says will review decision to suspend flights to Egypt



Main Headlines





  • Egypt Shuqair-Mostorod crude oil pipeline resumed pumping
  • Egypt’s M2 money supply is up 47% year-on-year in June
  • No restrictions on travel to Egypt from UK



  • Egypt says Turkish seismic survey plans could encroach on its waters
  • Kuwait bans flights to 31 ‘high risk’ countries due to coronavirus, including Egypt
  • Egypt reports lowest coronavirus daily figure since May 3
  • UAE official tells Turkey to stop meddling in Arab affairs over Libya



  • Egypt grapples with women’s freedoms online as #MeToo re-emerges. Farid Farid
  • Nile dam row: Egypt fumes as Ethiopia celebrates. Magdi Abdelhadi
  • Cairo’s cafes that never sleep forced to close early. Nadeen Ebrahim
  • With ouster of priest accused of pedophilia, Coptic Church mobilizes against sexual abuse. Kuwait Nardine Saad
  • Qatari investments continued in Egypt despite political tensions. Mohamed Saied

From Twitter




  • Egyptian public figures react to Elon Musk’s comment on pyramids built by aliens
  • Egypt invites Elon Musk to visit Giza Pyramids following controversial tweet

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