This Week in Egypt: Week 36-2021 ( Sept 6-12)


Top Headlines

  • Egypt Launches National Strategy for Human Rights
  • Turkey and Egypt pledge further talks to normalise ties after second round of talks
  • Egyptian PM:  Egypt-Turkey ties could be restored this year if outstanding issues are resolved
  • Egypt builds new water station outside Cairo as fears over Ethiopia dam persist
  • Ethiopia claims it ‘withstood pressures’ from Egypt and Sudan to ‘internationalise’ GERD dispute
  • Egyptian and Indian navies execute joint drill in Mediterranean Sea

Main Headlines

Monday

Tuesday

  • Turkey holds second summit with Egypt as Erdoğan courts regional rivals
  • Egypt’s GDP is expected to grow to 5.3% in FY2022/23 through FY2023/24: S&P 

Wednesday

  • Turkey and Egypt pledge further talks to normalise ties after second round of talks  
  • Ethiopia claims it ‘withstood pressures’ from Egypt and Sudan to ‘internationalise’ GERD dispute

Thursday

  • Traffic in Egypt’s Suez Canal unaffected by brief grounding of a ship in the canal
  • Egyptian PM:  Egypt-Turkey ties could be restored this year if outstanding issues are resolved  

Friday

  • Egypt to deliver natural gas to Lebanon through Jordan, Syria
  • Egypt, Jordan, and Palestine hold tripartite talks in Cairo

Saturday

Sunday

Reports

  • Will political tension in Ethiopia benefit Egypt’s position on Nile dam dispute? Ayah Aman
  • Egypt- Turkey: Testing the waters. Doaa El-Bey 
  • ‘Hymen reconstruction fatwa’ stirs controversy in Egypt.  Shahira Amin

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