This Week in Egypt: Week 13-2022 ( March 28-April 3)


Top Headlines

  • Gulf countries give billions to Egypt to prevent food crisis
  • Egypt’s Sisi discusses Ukraine-Russia talks with Ukraine’s Zelensky
  • Egypt and Greece FMs discuss boosting energy cooperation and possible LNG supply
  • Qatar-Energy to acquire 40% stake in an exploration block, offshore Egypt, from American energy major ExxonMobil
  • Egypt plans lowering debt to GDP ratio to below 85% over three years
  • Mohamed Salah subject to racist abuse during World Cup play-off in Senegal
  • FIFA launch investigation into Egypt’s World Cup play-off defeat by Senegal  
  • Egypt welcomes in Ramadan by easing coronavirus restrictions

Main Headlines

Monday

  • Egypt has always strived to encourage Israelis, Palestinians to compromise and end conflict: Egyptian FM in the Negev Summit
  • British PM : UK is keen on cooperating with Egypt in confronting climate change: British PM 
  • Parliament to discuss law on providing insurance for Egypt Air’s Russia flights amid Ukraine crisis

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

  • Qatar-Energy to acquire 40% stake in an exploration block, offshore Egypt, from American energy major ExxonMobil
  • Egypt and France have signed a financing protocol to supply 55 trains and 8 years maintenance for the Cairo Metro’s Line one
  • Egypt offers e-visas to 180 nationalities to prop-up tourism

Friday

Saturday

 Sunday

  • UK is focused on encouraging Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia to reach solution in GERD dispute under AU
  • Egypt plans lowering debt to GDP ratio to below 85% over three years
  • Egypt plans to increase its ports’ share of transit trade

Reports

  • Gulf countries give billions to Egypt to prevent food crisis. Jason Lalljee
  • New consultations over Nile dam inspire optimism in Sudan. Mohamed Saied
  • China expands its influence in Horn of Africa, overlooks dispute over Nile dam. Mohamed Saied
  • SWIFT cut-off leaves Egyptian students in Russia empty handed. Hossam Rabie
  • A “Mini-NATO” for the Middle East won’t be stopped by terror. Lahav Harkov. 
  • Mo Salah had so many lasers pointed at his face before missing crucial Egypt penalty. Andrew Joseph
  • Statement: British PM call with President al-Sisi of Egypt: 28 March 2022 

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