This Week in Egypt: Week 45-2021 ( Nov 8-14)

Top headlines

  • US, Egypt conclude first ‘strategic dialogue’ under Biden
  • World powers press for Libya elections but disputes remain
  • Sisi calls for withdrawal of all foreign troops from Libya
  • Israel, Egypt to increase military presence along Egypt’s Rafah border
  • Egypt’s Shoukry lays out steps for Syria to re-enter Arab fold
  • Egypt to host COP27 international climate conference in 2022
  • Egypt bans import of Tuk-tuk components
  • Storms in south Egypt unleash scorpions, leave 3 dead and dozens hospitalized
  • Population of Egypt’s capital Cairo exceeds 10 million

Main Headlines


  • Israel’s IDF generals travel to Sinai for rare public meeting with Egyptian army
  • Egypt, Israel agree on more Egypt border forces in Sinai
  • Blinken says Egypt has more ‘issues of concern’ on human rights ahead of dialogue
  • Egyptian FM tells US Secretary Blinken that partnership with US indispensable for preservation of peace  
  • Egypt’s Sisi, and France’s Macron discuss preparations for Libya International Conference in Pari


  • Blinken: US agrees with Egypt on mercenaries withdrawal from Libya
  • Egypt and France confirm support for political process in Libya leading to the elections
  • Egypt’s Shoukry lays out steps for Syria to re-enter Arab fold
  • New central bank regulations will allow customers to make digital bank transfers for the first time




  • Egypt to host COP27 international climate conference in 2022
  • Sisi calls for withdrawal of all foreign troops from Libya





From Twitter


Mohamed Salah shows his class after being targeted by pitch invaders

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