This Week in Egypt: Week 14-2021 ( April 5-11)

Top Headlines

  • Three-way talks in Kinshasa over Ethiopian dam fail 
  • Egypt, Sudan reject Ethiopian proposal on data exchange ahead of second filling of GERD
  • Egypt and Sudan is considering ‘all options’ regarding GERD dispute with Ethiopia
  • Greece, Egypt, and Cyprus sign military cooperation deal
  • Turkish, Egyptian ministers hold first call since Ankara’s push to repair ties
  • Egypt’s Sisi receives his Tunisian counterpart in Cairo
  • 3,000-year-old ‘lost golden city’ is unearthed in Egypt

Main Headlines


  • Egypt seeks settlement out of court for Suez Canal blockage, work underway to recover data from Ever Given black box
  • GERD negotiations between Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan resume in Kinshasa
  • Egyptian Armed Forces chief of staff witnesses conclusion of aerial exercise ‘Nile Eagles 2’ with Sudan
  • Production on ancient Egyptian TV drama ‘The King’ is halted for review, but controversy continues



  • Egypt and Sudan is considering ‘all options’ regarding GERD dispute with Ethiopia
  • Egypt’s FM visits Lebanon, stresses importance of swiftly forming Lebanese technocrat government
  • Egypt to receive 4.5 million remaining doses of AstraZenca under COVAX within one month
  • Egypt’s annual inflation up to 4.8% in March; monthly rate increased by 0.6%: CAPMAS




  • We will never accept the compromising of Egypt’s water security: Tunisian president
  • Ethiopia invites Egypt, Sudan to nominate dam operators to exchange data before GERD’s second filling
  • Egypt and Sudan reject Ethiopian proposal on data exchange ahead of second filling of GERD



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