This Week in Egypt: Week 51-2020 ( Dec 14-20)


Top Headlines

  • UAE and Egypt have announced the participation of Abu Dhabi in the Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum as an observer
  • EU Parliament calls for action over Egypt’s human rights abuses
  • IMF approves release of $1.67 billion in aid for Egypt
  • PA, Jordan and Egypt call for resumption of peace talks
  • Egyptian court acquits men accused of stripping naked an elderly Coptic woman
  • Two roadside bombs exploded in restive northern Sinai Peninsula killing three members of Egypt’s security forces
  • 5,000-year-old Egyptian artefact discovered in cigar box in Scotland

Main Headlines 

Monday

Tuesday

  • Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Zayed to visit Egypt
  • Ministry of health increased the production of liquefied oxygen to cope with the possible second wave of coronavirus
  • Egypt launches website for citizens to reserve coronavirus vaccine

Wednesday

Thursday

  • Seven men are detained for sexually harassing a girl in Egypt’s Daqahliya 
  • Egypt expresses its condolences to Sudan over victims of cross-border attack
  •  Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. is interested in a majority stake in first Egyptian army-held companies being offered to investors

Friday

  • Two roadside bombs were exploded in restive northern Sinai Peninsula killing three members of Egypt’s security forces
  • Egyptian court acquits men accused of stripping naked an elderly Coptic woman
  • Egypt’s prosecutor general orders the studying of appeal for three men who stripped elderly Christian woman
  • LGBT conversion therapy: Religious leaders call for ban of “abhorrent practice’

Saturday

Sunday

Reports

  • Human rights breaches in China, Iran and Egypt. The European parliament 
  • Egypt and Iraq deepen defense ties. George Mikhail
  • Egypt revives Khedive Ismail project, turns Egypt’s Downtown into Paris of the East. Baher El-Kady

From Twitter

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Plus

  • 5,000-year-old Egyptian artefact discovered in cigar box in Scotland

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