This Week in Egypt: Week 36-2022 ( Sept 12-18)

Top Headlines

  • Egypt’s Sisi visits Qatar for the first time since 2017, signed agreements to boost cooperation 
  • Egypt frees detained Al Jazeera journalist 
  • U.S. to withhold $130 million of military aid to Egypt over human rights
  • Egypt to raise Suez Canal transit fees for ships in 2023
  • Russia uses ruble, Egyptian pound currency settlement in trade exchange with Egypt
  • Egyptian court confirms dismissal of lecturer who shared belly dancing clip
  • Egyptian researchers uncover 2,600-year-old cheese at ancient necropolis
2600 -old cheese discovered in Egypt

Main Headlines







  • Egypt’s Sisi holds first phone call with UK’s King Charles; offers condolences over the Queen’s death
  • Egyptian FM Shoukry heads to New York for high-level meetings of UNGA 77
  • Egypt to raise Suez Canal transit fees for ships in 2023
  • Russia uses ruble, Egyptian pound currency settlement in trade exchange with Egypt



  • This 1373km long undersea cable will bring ‘green energy’ from Egypt to Europe’s electricity grid
  • Egypt to focus on water crises at COP27. Ayah Aman
  • Egyptian pound continues to lose value. Amr Emam

 From Twitter


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