This Week in Egypt: Week 32-2020 ( Aug 3-9)


Top Headlines  

  • Egypt and Greece sign agreement on exclusive economic zone
  • Turkey says Egypt-Greece deal falls in its continental shelf
  • Egypt has decided to withdrew from latest Nile dam talks for internal consultations
  • Egyptian-operated ship was unloading Ukrainian wheat in Beirut as port blast hit
  • Egypt sends second batch of aid to Lebanon; three Egyptians killed in Beirut blast 
  • For the seventh consecutive day Egypt reports less than 200 cases of coronavirus
  • Around 50,000 tourists visited Sharm El-Sheikh, Hurghada since 1 July

Main Headlines 

 Monday

Tuesday

  • ‪Egypt has decided to withdrew from latest Nile dam talks for internal consultations
  • Egypt lawmakers approve bill to protect sex assault victims’ identity
  • Centamin first-half earnings jump on strong gold prices and higher mine output in Egypt
  • Emirates to restart iconic A380 services to Cairo with four weekly flights from Dubai

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Reports

  • Egypt and Greece sign Maritime border deal in snub to Turkey. Abdel Latif Wahba
  • The first batch of the Russian Su-35 fighter jets is ready to be supplied to Egypt. ‪Hagar Hosny
  • Egypt’s sex assault accusations spotlight social stigmas. Reuters

Read

  • ‘EU’s inaction in East Mediterranean crisis is unsustainable. Ahval Forum
  • Amid new maritime deal with Egypt, Greece invites international court to settle sea dispute with Turkey. Joe Snell
  • The Muslim Brotherhood is believed to be the main driver of tension between Egyptian expats and the Kuwaitis. Ahmed Mostafa
  • Unfounded claims on GERD. Nader Nour El-Din
  • Failure to Resolve the GERD issue portends a global crisis and mass migration. Irina Tsukerman
  • Preserving the dead. Ahram

Interview

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Plus

  • Around 50,000 tourists visited Sharm El-Sheikh, Hurghada since 1 July: Tourism minister
  • Egypt hails appointment of LSE’s Egypt-born director to Britain’s House of Lords

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