This Week in Egypt: Week 25-2021 ( June 21-27)

Top Headlines

  • Sisi makes first Iraq visit by Egyptian leader in decades
  • After UNSC response to Nile dispute, Egypt will have exhausted all peaceful means, Egyptian FM
  • Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis visits Egypt, Egyptian leader backs Greek PM on eastern Med issues
  • Egypt’s intelligence chief Abbas Kamel concludes high level visit to Washington
  • Turkey-Egypt talks have stopped, says Cairo
  • Egypt’s FM attended 2nd Berlin Conference on Libya
  • Ever Given owners reach deal with Egypt over Suez Canal blockage
  • IMF approves Final Egypt loan disbursal
  • Egypt sentences TikTok star to 10 years in prison for ‘human trafficking’

Main Headlines



  • Egypt’s FM leaves for Germany to attend 2nd Berlin Conference on Libya
  • Egypt eyes surge in fintech investment after new laws
  • Four French executives charged with spying on opposition Libya, Egypt figures in the past



  • Egypt’s intelligence chief Abbas Kamel concludes high level visit to Washington
  • Egypt retrieves 114 smuggled antiquities from France from France
  • Egypt Air announces new measures on vaccinated arrivals at Egyptian airports  
  • Egypt to remove testing requirement for vaccinated Brits
  • Egypt’s irrigation minister discusses GERD developments with South Sudan


  • Egypt appoints ambassador extraordinary to Qatar for first time since 2014
  • State Department: US supports Egypt’s rights, seeks to reach GERD deal
  • Former Egyptian MP arrested for trafficking 201 ancient artefacts
  • Egypt implements plan to upgrade sea ports, promote international trade




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