This Week in Egypt: Week 42-2021 ( Oct 18-24)


Apology for the delay in posting last week compilation. There are many important news today, Monday 25th, on Egypt, but last week too has a collection of important news, especially Reuters’ report on North Sinai, and the legendary performance of Mo Salah in the British Premier League. Enjoy

Top Headlines

  • Ninth Egypt-Greece-Cyprus summit held in Athens 
  • Greek PM: Greece, Cyprus, Egypt unite in condemning Turkey’s actions in region 
  • Turkey calls joint declaration by Greece, Egypt, Cyprus ‘manifestation of hostile policies’
  • Egyptian military consolidates grip on northern Sinai
  • Nearly 100 women become first female judges Egypt’s State Council
  • Israel is considering new pipeline to boost gas exports to Egypt
  • Egypt film on poverty ruffles feathers triggering patriotic backlash
  • Mo Salah overtakes Didier Drogba to become highest-scoring African player

Main Headlines

Monday

  • Judges postpone trials of three Egyptian activists
  • Egypt’s Sisi discuses Libya developments with Merkel, reiterates Egypt’s stance on GERD
  • Egypt seeks to benefit from British expertise in infrastructure projects: Transport minister tells UK’s Cleverly 

Tuesday

  • Ninth Egypt-Greece-Cyprus summit kicks off in Athens
  • Greek PM: Greece, Cyprus, Egypt unite in condemning Turkey’s actions in region 
  • Egyptian, US, Greek, Spanish navies carry out joint drills

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

  • Sisi calls for ‘binding, balanced deal’ on GERD ‘as soon as possible and without further delay’
  •  Egyptian army’s engineering authority announces contest to name the new capital
  • Mo Salah overtakes Didier Drogba to become highest-scoring  African player

Reports

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