This Week in Egypt: Week 28 ( July 12-18)

Top Headlines

  • Egypt’s El Sisi sets out red line over Ethiopia’s Nile dam
  • Water flow to Sudan’s Roseires Dam declines 50% as Ethiopia starts 2nd GERD fillingIsraeli Embassy in Egypt refuted Israeli defense systems are in place to protect Ethiopia’s GERD
  • Egyptian FM holds consultations with NATO secretary general in Brussels 
  • Egypt frees several prominent activists ahead of Eid al-Adha
  •  Egypt’s prosecution annuls asset freeze on Mubarak’s sons

Main headlines




  • Egypt’s Sisi offers support as Lebanon’s Hariri visits Cairo
  • US regional spokesperson stresses agreement on time frame for GERD negotiations
  • U.S. raises civil society “harassment” with Egypt
  • Egypt’s top court rejects terrorism list appeal by activists


  • Egypt’s Sisi: Egypt’s national security is a red line that cannot be crossed, we should not worry
  • Egypt sends fourth military plane with medical aid supplies to Tunisia
  • PM Mostafa Madbouly Decent life initiative is Egypt’s megaproject for the 21st century
  • Egypt’s prosecution annuls asset freeze on Mubarak’s sons






  • Text of the Message by Shahbanou Farah Pahlavi on the occasion of the passing of Jehan Sadat , Egypt’s Former First Lady 


From Twitter


  • An Egypt Archaeologist is blown away by ‘truly spectacular scene’ inside ‘labyrinth of treasure’

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