This Week in Egypt: Week 47-2020 ( Nov 16-22)

Top Headlines

  • Egyptian and Russian navies carrying out Friendship Bridge 3 drills in Black Sea 
  • Egypt’s Army Chief of Staff attends main phase of Egyptian-Sudanese military drill
  • Egypt’s Sisi discusses Libya developments with Italian PM in a phone call
  • Egypt arrests human rights group’s staff in ‘chilling escalation’ 
  • Blast hits natural gas pipeline in Egypt’s North Sinai, Islamic state claims responsibility
  • Mohamed Salah tests positive for Covid-19 for a second time 
  • Egyptian actor in hot water after selfies with Israelis in Dubai

Main Headlines







  • Egypt rejects any attempt to influence investigations with EIPR staff: foreign ministry
  • Sudan decides not to participate in ministerial meeting on GERD Saturday
  • Turkey extends seismic survey work in disputed Mediterranean area to 29 November
  • Court extends detention of two suspects in Fairmont rape case for another 45 days
  • Egypt sets new times to regulate opening and closing for shops, restaurants  




From Twitter


  • Liverpool’s Klopp backs Salah after positive tests following brother’s wedding


About nervana111

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