This Week in Egypt: Week 21-2022 ( May 23- 29)


Due to travelling, I publish a shorter version of my Egypt’s newsletter. I will try to update if any further important news need to be added

Top Headlines

  • US State Department authorizes a proposed military sales for Egypt to purchase up to 23 Chinook helicopters
  • Ethiopia to start third filling of GERD in August with no delays
  • Egypt risks having its credit rating downgraded for the first time in almost a decade
  • Former head of Louvre has been charged in Egyptian artefacts trafficking case

Main Headlines

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

  • The US State Department authorizes a proposed military sales for Egypt to purchase up to 23 Chinook helicopters
  • The European Union is working on a deal to import Israeli gas through Egypt as the bloc rushes to reduce its reliance on Russian supplies

Friday

Saturday

  • Egypt risks having its credit rating downgrading for the first time in almost a decade
  • Sudan rejects Ethiopian remarks on planned unilateral GERD filling
  • A Somali teenager accused of killing a tuk-tuk driver who she alleged had tried to rape her has been released from custody in Egypt
  • Boy from Heaven: Tarik Saleh’s thrillerwhich depicts religious power struggles and corruption in Egypt, premiered at Cannes Film Festival

Sunday

Reports

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From Twitter

Plus

  • Egypt successfully restores its ceiling frescoes in the temple of Khnum in Esna

About nervana111

Doctor, blogger and Commentator on Middle East issues. The only practising doctor who write in Middle Eastern politics in UK.
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