This Week in Egypt: Week 4-2021 ( Jan 25-31)

Top Headlines

  • Egypt receives first batch of AstraZeneca vaccine 
  • 1,315 medical staff vaccinated against COVID in first four days of inoculation in Egypt
  • Egypt-Greece Cary out Naval Drills in the Mediterranean Sea
  • Egypt sends 31 tons of medical aid to Lebanon amid pandemic crisis
  • Egypt to reopen LNG plant in a push to be a major European supplier
  • Egypt places 50 Muslim Brotherhood leaders on terrorism list

The iconic Nile Fountain is back after a 40-year hiatus 

Main Headlines



  • Ethiopia is acting unilaterally and intransigently in the GERD dispute: Egyptian FM
  • ‘No reports of serious side-effects from Chinese vaccine used in Egypt,’ says health ministry official
  • Egypt’s mega projects represent ‘a big opportunity’ for foreign companies, says Sisi


  • Handball: Brave Egypt suffers heart-breaking loss to Denmark in World Championship quarters 
  • Egypt’s prosecution detains dentist on sexually harassing male patients charges
  • Egypt court orders release of female TikTok influencer; renews detention of another in human trafficking case
  • Egypt cabinet approves contract with French RATP to manage Cairo’s  new electric train line


Parliament member issues request for further studies into Cairo Eye project




  • Egypt receives the first 50,000 doses batch of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine 
  • Egypt seeks to produce Covid-19 vaccines
  •  Egypt’s Sisi stresses need for binding deal on GERD in meeting with African Union commission head




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