This Week in Egypt: First days of 2021

Apology for the temporary break in posting my weekly Egypt’s compilation, due to the passing of my mother. Here is a summery of news and reports from the first few days of 2021; full compilation to follow next Sunday. 

 Wish you all a happier and healthier New Year. 

Top Headlines

  • Egypt and Algeria agree to intensity joint coordination to restore Libya’s security, stability
  • Egypt confirms participation in GERD talks with Ethiopia, Sudan 
  • Egypt summons Ethiopian diplomat over Nile dam remarks
  • Egypt denies plans to join states opening Western Sahara consulates
  • Egypt’s former top diplomat Amr Moussa tests positive for coronavirus

Main headlines




  • Egypt confirms participation in GERD talks with Ethiopia, Sudan on Sunday
  • Egypt’s Coptic Church bans visits to cemeteries this Christmas to stem spread of coronavirus infections
  • Four COVID-19 patients die in Egypt due to alleged lack of oxygen


From Twitter


  • Egypt’s anti-Islamist veteran scriptwriter Wahid Hamed dies at 76

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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