This Week in Egypt: Week 26-2021 ( June 28-July 4)


Top Headlines

  • Megatanker Ever-Given that blocked Suez Canal to be released
  • Egypt’s Sisi says negotiations with Ethiopia over GERD dispute should not last forever
  • UNSC to discuss GERD next Thursday , Egypt’s FM headed to US for series of intensive meetings before the UNSC meeting.
  • Egypt opens strategic Mediterranean naval base close to border with Libya
  • Israeli PM Bennett spoke with Egypt’s Sisi 
  • A new draft law allowing dismissal state employees with links to Muslim Brotherhood is approved

Main Headlines

Monday

  • Israeli PM Bennett spoke with Egypt’s Sisi for 1st time as PM; they agree to meet
  • A new draft law allowing dismissal of Muslim Brotherhood state employees is approved

Tuesday

  • Egypt looks to increase its investments in Togo
  • 27 Islamists are sentenced to death over murdering policemen
  • Egyptian billionaire Onsi Sawiris dies at 91
  • Renowned Egyptian businessman is arrested over ‘funding excavation of antiquities’

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

  • Megatanker Ever-Given that blocked Suez Canal to be released
  • Egypt’s Sisi says negotiations with Ethiopia over GERD dispute should not last forever
  • Egypt’s FM headed to US for series of intensive meetings before the UNSC meeting on GERD on GERD due on Thursday
  • Egypt Launches online E-Visa portal for tourists
  • US invests $1.5bn to increase Egyptian agricultural export by 1,500%
  • Four Egyptian expats killed in Cyprus’s forest fire

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