This Week in Egypt: Week 16- 2022 ( April 18-24)

Top Headlines

  • Cairo summit of leaders of Egypt, UAE, and Jordan
  • Fitch gives Egypt ‘stable’ debt rating
  • Egypt’s Public Prosecution decides to release 41 pre-trial detainees, including political activists
  • Egyptian probe discounts criminal violence in researcher’s death despite concerns

Main Headlines





  • Egypt sends former MP to prison for antiquities smuggling  
  • Egypt considers replacing tuk-tuks with safe, civilised alternatives




Israel’s IDF foils smuggling of 200 kilograms of drugs on border with Egypt


  • Human rights in the spotlight. Gamal Essam El-Din
  • The United Arab Emirates is seeking to plow money into Egyptian companies — but its investment foray is not without obstacles. Bloomberg
  • Ramadan series ‘Faten Amal Harby’ focuses on women’s rights in Egypt. Hames Saleh
  • Egypt: Release Autopsy report, investigate Suspicious Death suspicious death. HRW
  • Buyers rush to purchase Egyptian real estate as prices rise as prices rise. Ahmd Elleithy
  •  German bank to fund rehabilitation of Aswan Dam, construction of solar plant in Egypt. Adam Lucente


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