This Week in Egypt: Week 35- 2021 ( Aug 30- Sept 5)


Top Headlines

  • President Sisi stresses Egypt’s solidarity with Cyprus against practices compromising its sovereignty
  • Second round of Turkey-Egypt diplomatic talks to be held in Ankara
  • President Sisi congratulates Israeli counterpart for new position, advent of new Jewish year
  • Egypt’s Sisi to host Israeli PM Bennett at Sharm El-Sheikh meeting 
  • Egyptian Paratroopers and Commandos conclude joint counterterrorism training with US Special Forces
  • Egypt signs $4.5 billion high-speed rail deal to link its Red Sea and Mediterranean coasts
  • Amazon inaugurates logistics centre in Egypt 

Main Headlines

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

  • Israel’s Bennett and Egypt’s Sisi to meet publically in Sharm El-Sheikh soon  
  • ‘Suez Canal on rails’ – Egypt signs $4.5 billion high speed rail to link its Red Sea and Mediterranean coasts

Thursday

  • Egypt, Jordan, and Palestine hold top-level summit in Cairo

Friday

Saturday

  • Egypt’s Sisi stresses Egypt’s solidarity with Cyprus against practices compromising its sovereignty 
  • Egypt’s Sisi asks for ‘serious’ role by international community to help solve GERD dispute
  • Sudan condemns Ethiopian army’s ‘misleading statements’ 
  • Syria says will help Lebanon get gas from Egypt as Iran fuel shipment en route 
  • Egypt’s Sharm El-Sheikh airport receives 1st Swiss Air flight after five years hiatus

Sunday

  • President Sisi congratulates Israeli counterpart for new position, advent of new Jewish year new Jewish Year
  • Governor of Central Bank of Egypt Tarek Amer is among 10 best central bank governors globally
  • Egyptian stocks retreated due to a broad selloff in blue-chip shares

Reports

From Twitter

Sports

  • Salah joins Egypt for World Cup qualifier in Gabon

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