This Week in Egypt: Week 27-2022 ( July 4-10)

Top Headlines

  • Millions of Muslims commemorate Eid al-Adha amid high prices
  • IMF says it held productive talks on new programme for Egypt
  • Egypt’s monthly inflation falls for first time in 2022 
  • Central Bank of Egypt issues first new polymer banknotes 
  • Mass burning and burial of Egyptian soldiers in Israel is revealed after 55 Years
  • Egypt court sentences man to death following horrific femicide of student Naira Ashraf
  • Two Egyptian peacekeepers killed, 5 others injured in Mali 
  • Egypt mulls mixing sweet potato with wheat to produce subsidized bread

Main Headlines


  • GERD to begin third filling next week 
  • Holding elections only way to settle current situation in Libya: Egypt’s Sisi and Libya’s Menfi




  • US dollar price approaching LE 19 in Egypt
  • Egypt travel bans, asset freezes choking civil society -rights groups 
  • Right groups say probe into Egypt economist’s death is flawed
  • Nine were killed including five Sudanese in bus crash in southern Egypt
  • Egypt Air launches 1st direct flight from north-western Turkey to Cairo 
  • Egypt Air provides new Wi-Fi-service on board its planes 



  • Millions of Muslims commemorate Eid al-Adha amid high prices
  • 1270 Egyptian prisoners released by presidential pardon on Eid El-Adha 
  • Egypt arrests organisers of joke ‘Helwan Real Batman Battle’ event
  • Boy dies and dad fighting for life after food poisoning at popular holiday spot in Egypt



  • Billions in distressed debts are piling up in emerging markets — and threatening historic defaults. Sydney Maki
  • Sweet potatoes revive Egypt’s dream of reducing wheat imports. Amr Emam
  • Egypt reclaims Suez Canal mudflat for industrial hub. Patrick Werr

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