This Week in Egypt: Week 30-2022 ( July 25-31)

Top headlines

  • IMF says Egypt needs progress on fiscal and structural reform
  • Egypt categorically rejects Ethiopia’s unilateral filling of GERD in letter to UN Security Council 
  • Egypt cancels contracts for 240,000 T of stranded Ukrainian wheat
  • Egypt frees 7, including journalist, researcher after pardon
  • Two Israeli youth were killed, 5 injured in Sinai car crash
  • Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood rejects ‘struggle for power’, exiled leader claims

Main headlines 


  • Egypt leads Arab states in generating solar and wind power, set to raise capacity to 6.8 GW by 2024
  • The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights wants to reinforce presence in Egypt



  • IMF says Egypt needs progress on fiscal and structural reform 
  • US is committed to maintaining Egypt’s water security: US special envoy 
  • FMs of Egypt and Greece discuss boosting bilateral relations 


  • Egypt cancels four cargoes of Ukrainian wheat that it contracted to buy before Russia’s invasion, even as Kyiv prepares to restart grain exports
  • Two Israeli youth were killed, 5 injured in a car crash in Sinai
  • India’s ReNew to invest $8 billion to set up green hydrogen plant in Egypt 




  • Detentions loom over Egypt’s political dialogue 
  • Egyptian political parties and MPs welcome El-Sisi’s policy of pardoning jailed activists
  • Egyptian missing in Libya for 18 months returns home
  • New statue of Mohamed Ali Pasha by Egyptian sculptor installed at National Military Museum



From Twitter


  • House of Horrors? The bone-chilling past of Egypt’s Baron Palace

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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