This Week in Egypt: Week 1-2021 ( Jan 4 -10)

Top Headlines

  • New round of GERD talks fails in achieving any progress
  • Egypt sends envoy to Gulf summit amid apparent thaw with Qatar
  • Egypt to provide 20 million doses of coronavirus vaccine
  • Egypt and Israel FMs coordinate for quartet meeting to revive Israeli-Palestinian peace process 
  • Number of female MPs in Egypt hits all-time high

Main Headlines




  • Egypt’s Sisi, and general intelligence chief discuss regional, international developments 
  • Egypt and Israel FMs coordinate for quartet meeting to revive Israeli-Palestinian peace process 
  • Without an audience, Alexandria’s Coptic Pope Tawadros II heads Christmas Mass at Wadi al-Natrun
  • Egypt’s health ministry announces new initiative in counting Covid cases
  • Prosecution orders release of Seif El-Din Ahmed, Nazly Mustafa in Fairmont rape case






  • Vehicles to natural gas: Egypt is going green. Ahmed Kotb
  • ‘Vaccine diplomacy’  sees Egypt roll out Chinese coronavirus jab.  Ruth Michaelson
  • With an outstretched hand, an ambassador brings Israel back into Egypt. The Times of Israel


From Twitter


  • Five Egyptian architects win Rifat Chadirji Prize 2020 with pedestrian bridge over the Nile
  • Egypt inaugurates points on trail of Holy Family to boost spiritual tourism
  • Ex-Israeli envoy reveals large number of Ashkenazi Jews lived in Cairo

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