This Week In Egypt: Week 44-2020 (Oct 26-Nov1)

Top Headlines

  • Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia resume GERD talks
  • Iraq, Egypt Sign 15 Agreements and MoUs
  • Egypt renews curfew in designated areas of North Sinai
  • Mostaqbal Watan-led coalition wins majority in 1st stage of Egyptian parliament elections 
  • Egypt suspends diving activities in Ras Mohammed after shark attack on a boy and his tour guide
  • Egyptian swoops in Saudi markets amid boycott of Turkish products
  • Egyptian short film wins Cannes’ Palme d’Or

Main Headlines




  • Sharm el Sheikh: 12-year-old boy and tour guide lose limbs after shark attack in Egypt
  • Egypt suspends diving activities in Ras Mohammed after shark attack
  • Egypt says freedom of expression ‘stops’ when Muslims offended


  • Ethiopia detains Egyptians for visa, quarantine violations
  • Egypt condemns in ‘the strongest terms’ stabbing incident in France’s Nice
  • Egypt may see a rise in coronavirus infections in coming weeks: WHO
  • Consortiums funded from Egypt and US target £200m Burnley takeover





  • Egyptian swoops in Saudi markets amid boycott of Turkish products. George Mikhail
  • Schools impose on girls to wear the hijab triggered complaints and petitions reminding the state of its obligations. Al-Monitor
  • Egyptian teen seeks justice in pape case, and a battle erupts over women’s rights. Mona El-Naggar

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