This Week in Egypt: Week 41-2022 ( Oct 17-23)

Top Headlines

  • US senator blocks $75m military aid to Egypt over human rights concerns
  • Egypt’s Sisi: Maritime border deal, with Greece and Cyprus, kept Egypt from going dark
  • Egypt’s currency seen falling faster than previous projections
  • Russian referendums strain Egypt-Ukraine ties 
  • Black sand reserves promise a shining future for Egypt
  • Egypt keeps domestic fuel prices unchanged till end of December

Main Headlines


  • Senator blocks $75 million in U.S. military aid to Egypt over rights concerns 
  • Egypt parliament to vote on harsher penalties for illegally building on farmland


  • Egypt receives 1st MEKO A-200 frigate from Germany
  • Egyptian military court reduces journalist Ismail Eskandrani prison sentence to 7 years
  • Young man kills fiancé on street in Port Said


  • COP27: Family of Briton Alaa Abd El-Fattah jailed in Egypt stage sit-in outside Foreign Office
  • Sisi invites private sector to engage in Egypt’s projects to extract metals from black sand






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