This Week in Egypt: Week 20- 2022 ( May 16-22)

Top Headlines

  • Egypt raises bank rates again
  • Egypt’s Sisi approves law to increase state budget by 6 billion Egyptian pounds
  • Egyptian security forces foil suicide bombing attempt against checkpoint in North Sinai 
  • Israel and the EU have been in negotiations to export gas to Europe via Egypt
  • Jailed Egypt activist on hunger strike moved to a new prison
  • Court sentences man to death for murdering Coptic priest in Alexandria
  • New Egypt’s international airport to open in mid-July
  • Egypt launches National Climate Change Strategy 2050

Main Headlines


  • Egypt faces sharp rise in costs to finance proposed $30 billion deficit 
  • New report documents over 1,700 prisoners ‘rotated’ in remand detention in 4 years in Egypt
  • Uber raises prices in Egypt after fuel price hike 










From Twitter


  • Three US Army veterans claim they saw UFOs along Israel-Egypt border in 2014
  • Egypt bids farewell to veteran actor Samir Sabry, aged 85

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