This Week in Egypt: Week 38 -2021 ( Sep 20-26)

Top Headlines

  • Egypt’s former military ruler Tantawi, key figure in 2011, dies at 85
  • Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Egypt’s FM hold talks in New York
  • Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias met with his counterparts from Egypt and Cyprus in New York
  • UN secretary-general urges resuming GERD talks in spirit of compromise
  • Ethiopian Embassy in Cairo to temporarily close for “economic reasons”
  • Egypt’s Suez Canal revenue at $4.09 billion in 8 months –statement
  • Egyptian court bans use of mosques for political purposes
Egyptian, Greek, Cypriot FMs meet in NewYork. Via AFP

Main Headlines



  • Egypt’s former military ruler Tantawi, key figure in 2011, dies at 85 
  • Egypt’s Sisi  says River Nile lifeline for Egyptians, slams Ethiopia’s intransigence in GERD talks 
  • President Sisi inaugurates 6th tunnel to connect Africa to Asia among new national projects in Sinai
  • Egypt records highest coronavirus death toll in more than 70 days 



  • Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Egypt’s FM hold talks in New York
  • Egypt expected to sell up to $3 billion in bonds






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