This Week in Egypt: Week 5-2022 ( Jan 31- Feb 6)

Top Headlines

  • Egypt inks $1.6 billion deal for South Korean howitzers
  • Netherlands receives first-ever LNG shipment from Egypt
  • Egypt raises fuel prices by 25 piastres per litre, public transportation fares unchanged
  • Egyptian and French air forces begin joint exercise in Egypt 
  • Chinese leader Xi says China and Egypt hold ‘similar visions and strategies’ 
  • Senegal beat Egypt on penalties to win Africa Cup of Nations final 

Main Headlines



  • Egypt inks $1.6 billion deal for South Korean’s howitzers
  • Egypt’s Sisi and European Commission President Von der Leyen agreed on advancing coordination at all levels between Egypt and EU



  • German Wintershall transfers stake in Suez oil concession to Egypt’s State-owned EGPC 
  • Egypt records highest coronavirus death toll in nearly two months 
  • EU lawmakers urge scrutiny of Egypt’s human rights record
  • Mohamed Salah taunter Vincent Aboubakar was lost for words after Egypt beat Cameroon


  • Egypt raises fuel prices by 25 piastres per litre, public transportation fares unchanged
  • An Israeli officer is removed over friendly fire incident on Egypt border that wounded 2 soldiers 
  • Travellers to Saudi Arabia required to obtain coronavirus test 48 hours before departure




  • As Ukraine crisis heats up, Egypt fears for wheat supply. Mohamed Sabry
  • Egypt hands over solar power plant to Uganda amid Nile dam crisis. Ibrahim Ayyad 
  • Attacks raise fears of Islamic State resurgence in Sinai. Al-Monitor 
  • The discovery of Egypt’s lost city. BBC Travel


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