This Week In Egypt: Week 17-2021 ( Apr 26- May 2)

Top Headlines

  • Egyptian PM: Egypt will not give up a single drop of its Nile water share
  • Egypt and Sudan build pressure on Italian company responsible for building Ethiopia’s Nile dam
  • Egypt appoints Chargé d’Affairs in Tripoli
  • Turkey says better ties with Cairo could boost Libya peace effort
  • Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood expresses ‘gratitude’ to Turkey
  • Italian prosecutors ask judge to try Egyptian officers over Regeni murder
  • Egypt and US sign MoU to exchange military logistic support, services
  • Egypt joins international efforts, sends tons of medical aid to India 
  • Researchers discover a pregnant Egyptian mummy

Main Headlines



  • Egyptian PM: Egypt will not give up a single drop of its Nile water share
  • Ethiopia says ‘threats’ by Egypt, Sudan over GERD crisis ‘futile’
  • Egypt is working with IMF to draft medium-term revenue strategy targeting 2% GDP increase: Finance minister 
  • Egypt’s evangelical church to hold Easter mass without worshippers due to coronavirus outbreak
  • Russian flights resumption to boost Egypt’s tourism with $3 bn in revenues: Goldman Sachs







Cairo entertainer and nightclub owner Badia Masabni, centre, with her troupe. Photograph: Courtesy of Lucie Ryzova

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