This Week in Egypt: Week 44-2021 ( Nov 1-7)

Top headlines

  • U.S.-Egypt Strategic Dialogue will be held in DC on November 8-9 
  • Ted Cruz, top Dem Bob Menendez have had a heated exchange over Biden’s Egypt policy
  • Egyptian president denounces assassination attempt on Iraqi PM
  • Egypt aims to generate 42% of power from renewables by 2030
  • Egypt to start exporting liquefied gas to Lebanon by the end of this year
  • Egypt government to begin move to new administrative capital in December 
  • Egypt raises Suez Canal transit tolls

Main Headlines


  • Egypt’s Sisi urges Cop26 to hit $100bn climate funds target  
  • UK’s Johnson and Egypt’s El-Sisi hold bilateral talks on side lines of COP26
  • Saudi Arabia deposits $3 billion in Egypt’s central bank
  • Egypt to start exporting liquefied gas to Lebanon by the end of this year 
  • Egypt’s chief prosecutor has ordered the detention of three hotel workers after 47 foreign tourists got food poisoning at a popular Red Sea resort



  • US senators Cruz and Menendez spar at Senate Foreign Relations hearing on Egypt
  • Biden Administration pushes Egypt to Free Muslim Brotherhood Associates 
  • Egypt government to begin move to new administrative capital in December
  • Luxor welcomes first flight from London after two-year hiatus 







  • British PM meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi: 1 November 2021

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