This Week in Egypt: Week 9-2021 ( March 1-7)

Top Headlines

  • Egypt’s president Sisi visited Sudan amid rapprochement between the two countries  
  • Egypt, Sudan call for international mediation to reach legally binding agreement on GERD
  • African Union holds talks with Ethiopia, Egypt, and Sudan on Ethiopian Dam
  • Turkey says it may negotiate maritime demarcation with Egypt
  • Egyptian’s Sisi and Greece’s PM discuss East Mediterranean cooperation
  • Qatar, Egypt foreign ministers meet in Cairo after end of row
  • Egypt begins vaccine rollout to wider population

Main Headlines


  • 68,000 Egyptians signed up for coronavirus vaccine during first 24 hours of registration
  • Egyptian parliament approves postponing controversial Real Estate Registration Law to 2023
  • Al-Azhar grand imam calls for release of school girls abducted in Nigeria


  • Egypt and Sudan urge more outside support to revive negotiations over Ethiopian dam
  • Turkey says it may negotiate maritime demarcation with Egypt




  • The African Development Bank signs agreements worth €109 million to transform sewage coverage in rural areas in Egypt
  • Egypt is working to produce three COVID vaccination within coming period 


  • Egypt’s Sisi visits Sudan amid rapprochement
  • Turkey’s Defense Minister said his country shared common values with Egypt
  • Egypt prepares 40 Vaccination Centers, plans for more
  • Egypt is renovating Arish Port in North Sinai to reach international standards


  • Egypt’s Sharm El-Sheikh airport receives its first ever Lithuania ‘s Avion Express flight
  • Egypt’s state security prosecution releases journalist Mostafa Sakr under precautionary measures
  • Egypt’s Pope Tawadros II leads Nativity of Christ Cathedral’s 1st ordination mass in the New Administration Capital 
  • Egypt’s FM stresses to UN Special Envoy for Libya necessity of removing foreign troops, mercenaries
  • Egypt begins disbursing last tranche of financial aid to irregular workers hit by pandemic



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