This Week in Egypt: Week 8-2022 ( Feb 21-27)


Top Headlines

  • Egypt extends stay of stranded Ukrainian tourists, other nationals affected by the Russian invasion
  • More than 16,000 Ukrainian tourists are currently in Egypt’s Red Sea resort cities
  • Egypt calls Arab League meeting, and for upholding dialogue, diplomatic solutions to hasten settlement in Ukraine
  • Egypt is working to import wheat from regions other than Russia and Ukraine
  • Some Egyptians return home from Ukraine, one injured, and 1,000 expats on their way to Bucharest
  • Egypt categorically rejects Ethiopia’s unilateral operation of GERD in letter to Security Council
  • Jordan’s PM tests positive for COVID while in Egypt

Main Headlines

Monday

Tuesday

  • Egypt categorically rejects Ethiopia’s unilateral operation of GERD in letter to Security Council
  • Egypt launches major environmental projects in Sharm El-Sheikh ahead of COP27
  • 60,000 fans to attend Egypt versus Senegal critical World Cup qualifier at Cairo International Stadium

Wednesday

 Thursday

  • Egypt calls for upholding dialogue, diplomatic solutions to hasten settlement in Ukraine
  • Egypt extends stay of stranded Ukrainian tourists, other nationals affected by the Russian invasion
  • Egyptian embassy in Kyiv urges nationals living in Ukraine to stay at home until further notice
  • Egypt is keen to promote ties with Kazakhstan

Friday

Egypt’s second-richest man Naguib Sawiris tells authorities to stockpile wheat amidst the Russia-Ukraine crisis

Saturday

Sunday

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