This Week in Egypt: Week 44 – 2022 ( Nov 7-13)

Top headlines

  • The United Nations Climate Change Conference COP27 has started in Egypt’s Sharm El-Sheikh 
  • Plight of Egyptian dissident overshadows climate conference COP27 in Egypt
  • Family of jailed activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah asks for presidential pardon
  • Egypt’s Sisi met US President Biden and US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi 
  • COP27: Biden raises human rights with Egypt’s Sisi -White House 
  • U.S. President Biden praises Egypt for its stance on Ukraine and Gaza 
  • Archaeologists in Egypt discover tunnel that may lead to Cleopatra’s tomb

Main Headlines





  • Cop27: President Sisi meets US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in Sharm El Sheikh
  • UK firm Alstom builds monorail for COP27 host country Egypt
  • British-Egyptian activist undergoing ‘medical intervention’ days after escalating hunger strike





  • Plight of Egyptian dissident Alaa Abdel Fattah overshadows COP27. Heba Saleh
  • Curbs on rights weaken Egypt’s climate talks, campaigners say. Dominic Evans
  • Dead wrong: Victorians ‘mistaken’ about why Egyptians mummified bodies. Vanessa Thorpe


  • Readout  of President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Call with President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi of Egypt
  • The Muslim Brotherhood’s radical preachments and its relationship to violence and extremism. European Eye on radicalisation 

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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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