Monthly Archives: January 2022

Egypt and Greece: It’s time to cement our bonds

Listening to music by Vasilis Papakonstantinou while eating a halva panini were the kind of simple pleasures I enjoyed while walking around Athens. The Greek capital is the only European city where I can hang out alone, but never feels … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 2-2022 ( January 10-16)

Top Headlines Egypt arrests member of Hasm terrorist group after Istanbul-bound plane made emergency landing in Luxor  Ethiopia clears forests at GERD site in preparation for 3rd filling Egypt to rejoin JPMorgan EM bond index in January 2022 Egyptian, Algerian … Continue reading

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Djokovic’s Toxic Victory

“Ladies and gentlemen, this is BBC Radio, welcome from rainy Wimbledon.”  I loved tennis even before I had a chance to watch any of its games. In 1980s Cairo, before the era of satellites and Internet, I first heard about … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 1-2022 ( January 3-9)

Apology for not posting the last week of 2021, due to travel commitment. But back to normal now with the start of 2022. Wishing all my followers a great New Year Top Headlines Ethiopia to generate electricity from GERD amid … Continue reading

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