This Week in Egypt: Week 16-2021 ( April 19-25)


Top Headlines

  • Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi holds talks with Egypt’s El Sisi during visit to Cairo
  • Egypt fires top railway official after deadly train crashes
  • Egypt, Russia to resume flights between both countries
  • Egyptian security kills three terrorists involved in executing elderly Copt in Sinai
  • Egypt’s Sisi receives coronavirus vaccine
Egypt’s Sisi receives coronavirus vaccine

Main Headlines

Monday

  • Egyptian security kills three terrorists involved in executing elderly Copt in Sinai
  • Egypt’s second deadly rail accident in a month kills 11

Tuesday

  • Egypt and Libya to resume flights; first direct one from Tripoli to land in Cairo Wednesday 
  • Egyptian prosecution orders detention of 23 people over fatal train derailment
  • Egypt fires top railway official after deadly train crashes

Wednesday

Thursday

  • Egypt to produce Russia’s Sputnik V
  • Sudan calls on EU to support its position in GERD talks
  • Egypt’s Sisi gives directives to provide full support to Libya
  • Egypt’s largest solar plant, Kom Ombo, receives $114 million
  • An OPEC fund is among a group of development banks providing $114 million of loans to build the largest privately owned solar plant in Egypt

Friday

Saturday

  • Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi holds talks with Egypt’s El Sisi during visit to Cairo
  • Sudan threatens legal action if Ethiopia dam filled without deal
  • Egypt’s Sisi told German newspaper Die Welt that security should not come at the expense of freedom
  • Egyptian health authorities sends medical backup to COVID-struck province south of Cairo

Sunday

Reports

  • Russia, Iran again promote alternative to the Suez Canal. Mohammad Hanafi
  • Miners seek gold under the desert sands after Egypt changes rules. Nadine Awadalla 
  • Terrorism in Ramadan drama: Patriotic cool Hani Mustafa 

Read

  • There is no Indo-Pacific without Egypt and the Suez Canal.  Mohammed Soliman 
  •  Lessons from Israel and Egypt’s lukewarm peace. Gabriel Mitchell 
  • Egypt moves to stop the bleeding on dilapidated rail network. Abdellatif el-Menawy

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