This Week in Egypt: Week 29- 2022 ( July 18-24)

Top Headlines

  • Egypt’s Sisi visited Germany, Serbia, and France
  • Macron hosts Egypt’s al-Sisi in Paris for talks on security and defence
  • Russian FM visits Egypt, part of Africa trip amid Ukraine war
  • US special envoy begins tour of Egypt, UAE, and Ethiopia
  • US dollar rose to highest level in 4 years against the Egypt pound 
  • Egypt’s economy will grow steadily over next three years. Reuters Poll 
  • Israeli Navy sinks boat attempting to smuggle ‘equipment’ to Hamas from Egypt
  • An Egypt court calls for execution of female student’s killer to be broadcast live

Main Headlines


  • Egypt is ready to play role in Easing Europe gas crisis, President Sisi Says
  • Egypt suspends hot air ballooning over Luxor after 2 injured 
  • Egypt’s president, German chancellor urge breaking stalemate in GERD talks to reach binding solution on dam 
  • Egypt, USAID discuss strengthening means of cooperation in sustainable tourism ahead of COP27
  • US dollar rose to highest level in 4 years against the Egypt pound 
  • Demand for Egypt’s real estate shrunk in June


  • Egypt’s Sisi meets President of Germany in Berlin
  • Egypt launches Cairo Bike, establishes 5 stops in Downtown Cairo ahead of COP27 
  • Egypt’s regulatory authority green lights UAE’s Chimera’s request to acquire Beltone Financial holding
  • 22 dead, 33 injured in Egypt bus crash



  • Egypt’s economy will grow steadily over next three years. Reuters Poll
  • Egypt relaxes street photography ban for tourists, up to a point 
  • Egypt, German Lohmann Energy & Infrastructure discuss cooperation on transition to green ports
  • Egypt voices full support for Iraq sovereignty , extends condolences to victims of Kurdistan attack





  • Egypt to list more state companies on stock exchange. Al-Monitor
  • Importers face higher banking fees, placing further pressure on companies’ liquidity. Mada Masr
  • Russian painter claims paintings illegally used in Cairo metro mural. Al-Monitor

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