This Week in Egypt: Week 46-2020 ( Nov 9-15)


Top Headlines

  • In a visit to Greece, Egypt’s Sisi hails solid friendship with Greece and calls for further cooperation
  • Egypt conducted joint military exercises with Greece and Sudan
  • Seven members of a peacekeeping force in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula have been killed in a helicopter crash
  • Egyptian-born Al Qaeda’s second-in-command was killed in Iran by Israeli operatives 
  • Egypt finds treasure trove of over 100 sarcophagi
  • Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah tests positive for Covid-19 after attending brother’s wedding in Egypt

Main Headlines

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

  • Egypt’s Sisi affirms support to Greece against any provocative actions or violations on its maritime borders in the Eastern Mediterranean region

Thursday

  • 7 killed, including 5 Americans, in helicopter crash involving peacekeeping force in Sinai
  • Egypt’s Central Bank cuts interest rates by 0.5 percent, bringing total cuts to 4 % over 2020
  • Egypt-UK trade agreement will come into effect on 31 December
  • Egypt and UK conclude T-1 joint exercise in Mediterranean Sea
  • Naguib Sawiris says Turkey’s Erdogan wants to be ‘new Ottoman emperor’ 

Friday

  • Egyptian-born Al Qaeda’s second-in-command was killed in Iran by Israeli operatives 
  • Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah tests positive for Covid-19 after attending brother’s wedding in Egypt
  • Egypt expresses condolences over death of eight peacekeepers in helicopter crash
  • Egypt orders detention of stand-up comedian over mocking state-owned religious radio station 

Saturday

Sunday

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