This Week in Egypt: Week 15-2021 ( April 12-18)


Top headlines

  • Egypt joins Gulf region’s combined maritime forces led by US
  • Suez Canal receives giant dredger in planned upgrade
  • Turkish foreign minister says new period starting in Egypt ties
  • Greece FM Nikos Dendias visits Egypt
  • Ethiopia will carry out the second filling of its disputed Nile dam during heavy rainfall months of July
  • Eleven dead, 98 injured after train derails in Egypt
  • Egypt releases journalist Khaled Dawoud from prison 
  • Egyptians celebrate more normal Ramadan despite COVID worriesAlbert Arie, one of remaining Jews in Egypt, dies at age 91

Main Headlines 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

  • Egypt joins Gulf region’s combined maritime forces led by US
  • Turkey to send delegation to Egypt in May, foreign ministers to meet later
  • President Sisi supports Italian energy company Eni expanding its operations in Egypt

Friday

Saturday

  • Ethiopia says ‘politicisation’ of GERD crisis will not lead to win-win outcome
  • Suez Canal receives giant dredger in planned upgrade

Sunday

  • Ethiopia will carry out the second filling of its disputed Nile dam during heavy rainfall months of July
  • Eleven dead, 98 injured after train derails in Egypt
  • Greece FM Nikos Dendias visits Egypt

Interview

  • Sudanese PM urges Egypt, Ethiopia counterparts to attend summit on Nile Dam dispute

Reports

  • Egypt ramps up pressure on Ethiopia over Nile Dam. Jared Szuba
  • Egypt, Greece, Cyprus edge closer militarily, but may be risking face-off  with Turkey. Al-Monitor

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