This Week in Egypt: Week 42-2022 ( Oct 24- 30)

Top Headlines

  • Egypt reaches $3bn IMF loan deal after agreeing to float currency
  • Egyptian pound dives after shift to flexible currency and IMF deal
  • British PM Rishi Sunak will not attend climate summit COP 27 in Egypt next month
  • Egypt launches COP 27
  • Egypt halts dialogue with Turkey over Libya’s policies
  • U.S. Embassy Cairo issues a demonstration alert  
  • EU funds border control deal in Egypt with migration via Libya on rise
  • Egypt to plant wheat in Congo amid water shortage

Main Headlines


  • Egypt launches COP27 App on iOS and Google Play-store
  • Egypt shuts down event spaces on first Monday of Cop27 in blow to NGOs
  • Egypt says it hopes King Charles will attend COP27, urges UK not to backslide on climate pledges
  • Letter of credit system for imports to be cancelled within 2 months: Egypt PM






  • Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will travel to Egypt for COP27 climate conference 
  • Egypt halts dialogue with Turkey over because the latter showed no signs in changing its policies about Libya, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry



  • Desperate for Dollars? A brief explainer of what the devaluation of the Egyptian pound means. Egyptian Streets
  • Egypt to plant wheat in Congo amid water shortage. Mohamed Sabry
  • Egypt seeks new agriculture, food security cooperation with Africa. Rasha Mahmoud
  • First climate-related fatwa  prohibiting environmentally harmful practices issued in Egypt. Ayah Aman
  • COP27: What is the Egypt climate conference and why is it important? Esme Stallard


From Twitter


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Nervana Mahmoud  

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Doctor, blogger and Commentator on Middle East issues. The only practising doctor who write in Middle Eastern politics in UK.
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