This Week in Egypt: Week 26-2022 ( Jun 27-July 3)

Top headlines

  • Negev Forum’s Steering Committee holds first meeting in Bahrain
  • Egypt shuts down Red Sea beaches after two tourists were killed in shark attack 
  • Outcry in Egypt as iconic Nile houseboats are destroyed
  • Egypt Inaugurates Adly Mansour Transportation Hub, Largest in the Middle East and Africa
  • Egyptian sprinter Basant Hemida won two gold medals  at the Mediterranean Games in Oran

Main headlines


  • Senior officials from Egypt, Israel, Bahrain, the UAE, Morocco, and the US held the inaugural meeting of the Negev Forum’s Steering Committee in Bahrain
  • President Sisi holds talks with Omani Sultan Haitham bin Tarik in first Gulf stop 
  • Egypt is keen on ending child labour by 2025
  • Egypt’s Sisi extended his condolences to Sudan’s Al-Burhan over the death of Sudanese soldiers that were held captive by the Ethiopian army 


  • Egypt has sentenced a man to death following the high profile femicide of Nayiera Ashraf to death
  • President Sisi starts two-day official visit to Bahrain in second leg of Gulf tour 
  • Egypt can no longer depend on hot money for budget: finance minister 
  • Egyptian court sentences 10 militants to death on terrorism charges on terrorism charges


  • Outcry in Egypt as iconic Nile houseboats are destroyed
  • Russia’s state-owned Rosatom gets green light from Egypt to build Dabaa nuclear plant


  • Egypt to continue building advanced state, stable society: Sisi on ninth anniversary of June 30
  • Husband accused of murdering TV presenter Shaimaa Gamal is arrested



  • Egypt looks forward to UK support in COP27 agriculture initiatives
  • ‘Not fully completed’: Complex Sahel Road sparks controversy among vacationers in Egypt



  • Explainer: All you need to know about the new Egypt-Greece subsea cable extension. Nada Nader
  • Sudan extradites wanted Brotherhood affiliates to Egypt. Mohamed Saied
  • Egypt, Greece, Cyprus boost military cooperation in East-Med region. Mohamed Saied



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