This Week in Egypt: Week 27-2021 ( July 5-11)

Top Headlines

  • Egypt ‘categorically rejects’ Ethiopia’s decision to start second filling of GERD reservoir
  • Egypt, Sudan urge UN action on Nile dam, Egypt’s FM Sameh Shoukry addresses the UNSC on GERD
  • After UNSC meeting, Egypt FM heads to Brussels for talks with EU over GERD 
  • Egypt’s Suez Canal says goodbye to Ever-Given with payoff and a party
  • Suez Canal’s revenue hits record $5.84bn despite blockage crisi
  • Russia Lifts 2015 Ban on Flights to Egyptian Red Sea Resort
  • Widow of Egypt’s President and women’s advocate, Jehan Sadat, dies at age 88
Egyptian FM adresses UNSC on GERD crisis- Ahram

Main Headlines






  • Ethiopian PM  tells Egypt, Sudan GERD can be source for cooperation
  • Egypt’s Sisi heads military funeral of Egypt’s former first lady Jehan Sadat  
  • Italian energy group Eni signs deal for hydrogen production in Egypt
  • Egypt’s trade deficit  has  reduced 13.3% to $3.1B in April


  • Security Council situation on GERD complicated, Ethiopia’s argument weak: Egypt FM
  • US is ready to provide political, technical support to Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia in GERD issue
  • Egypt denies the New York Times report that officials sexually abused women
  • Bodies of four Egyptians killed in Cyprus‘s ‘huge’ forest fire to be repatriated Saturday evening
  • Egypt sends 31 tons of medical aid to Tunisia to fight COVID-19




  • Egypt’s inauguration of a new naval base near Libya is a message to Turkey.  Paul Antonopoulos 
  • Jehan Sadat, 1933-2021: The first lady who pushed the lines. Dina Ezzat
  • Jehan Sadat, 87, widow of Egypt’s President and women’s advocate, dies. Vivian Yee and Nada Rashwan
Jehan Sadat- Getty images

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