This Week in Egypt: Week 37-2021 ( Sept 13-19)


Top Headlines

  • U.N. council urges Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan to restart dam talks
  • President Biden to withhold, restrict some military aid to Egypt
  • Egyptian president and Israeli prime minister have talks in first formal meeting between two countries in over a decade
  • Multinational military exercise Bright Star 2021 is concluded in Egypt
  • Egypt Air to operate Cairo-Tel Aviv flights in October 
  • Egypt set to export electricity to Cyprus, Greece in October 2021 
  • Egypt is removed from UK COVID-19 ‘Red List’
  • Egypt signs flurry of deals with Libya’s unity government

Main Headlines

Monday

  • Egyptian president and Israeli prime minister have talks in first formal meeting between two countries in over a decade3

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

  • U.N. council urges Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan to restart dam talks
  • Cairo welcomes UNSC presidential statement on GERD
  • Egypt signs flurry of deals with Libya’s unity government

Friday

  • UK removes Egypt from red list of travel  
  • The multinational two-week long military exercise Bright Star 2021 hosted by Egypt was wrapped up on Friday

Saturday

  • Egypt receives more than 564K doses of COVID-19 vaccine AstraZeneca  from France
  • Sudan FM decries Ethiopia for ‘fabricating problems’ over GERD, borders
  • Marriage, divorce decline in Egypt in 2020

Sunday

Read

Reports

  • Experts weigh in on the Biden administration restricting aid to Egypt. Omri Nahmias
  • Egypt’s embrace of Bennett highlights divisions in Israeli cabinet. Mazal Mualem
  • Turkey to extradite militants to Egypt as relations warm. Hamza Hendawi 
  • Egypt trains Sudanese police to counter Brotherhood plans. Al-Monitor 
  • Egypt picks Europe over China: High-Speed Rail to Connect Red Sea and Mediterranean.  Bernhard Zand

From Twitter

Plus

  • Ritualistic tools discovered at Tel al-Fara in Egypt

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