Category Archives: Diary of Aak

This Week in Egypt: Week 32-2020 ( Aug 3-9)

Top Headlines   Egypt and Greece sign agreement on exclusive economic zone Turkey says Egypt-Greece deal falls in its continental shelf Egypt has decided to withdrew from latest Nile dam talks for internal consultations Egyptian-operated ship was unloading Ukrainian wheat in … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 31 ( July 27-Aug 2)

Top Headlines Egypt says Turkish seismic survey plans could encroach on its waters Eni, BP, Total hit gas at Bashrush prospect about 11 km offshore Egypt Somaliland recognition quest is boosted By Ethiopia And Egypt scramble for Hargeisa Egypt’s Sisi … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 30-2020 ( July 20-26)

Top Headlines Egypt says Sisi and Trump agree on need to maintain Libya ceasefire  Egypt and France conduct naval drill in Mediterranean Egypt’s Sisi discuses Libya, East Mediterranean developments with Greek PM Ethiopia wants non-binding agreement on GERD Egypt rejects … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 29-2020 (July 13-19)

Top Headlines AU-brokered GERD talks end with no deal African Union to hold mini-summit on GERD Egypt’s Sisi meets Libyan tribesmen after eastern call to intervene Egypt offers reusable face masks in state subsidy scheme  Egypt reports lowest daily coronavirus … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 28-2020 ( July 6-12)

Top Headlines Egypt raises army readiness in anticipation of Libya showdown with Turkey GERD talks see continued disagreements Egypt keeps domestic fuel prices unchanged A member of staff at the German government press office is suspected of working for Egyptian … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 27- ( June 29-July 5)

Top Headlines Egypt reopens airports and welcomes tourists to pyramids after COVID closure Egypt says no breakthrough reached on second day of AU-sponsored GERD talks Turkish defence minister and chief of staff visited Tripoli Unidentified warplanes hit Libya’s al-Watiya airbase … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 25 -2020 ( June15-21)

Top Headlines Egyptian president says Libyan city Sirte is a redline Egypt says military solution in Libya is the last option to preserve security Libya’s GNA calls Egypt’s military threat ‘ a declaration of war’ Ethiopia to fill disputed dam, … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 24-2020 (June 8-14)

Top Headlines Egypt confirms highest daily rise of new COVID-19 cases and deaths Egypt says revived negotiations on Ethiopian dam are faltering Ethiopia says Cairo to blame if GERD talks falter Libya’s security chief says Egypt could play a role … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 23-2020 ( June 1-7)

Top Headlines Egypt proposes new peace initiative for Libya after collapse of Haftar offensive IMF announces preliminary deal on $5.2 billion standby loan for Egypt Egyptian shares jump after IMF agreement announced Egypt’s daily coronavirus cases increase again after brief … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 22-2020 ( May 25-31)

Top Headlines Egypt reports the highest daily rise in coronavirus cases and deaths to date Egypt orders the wearing of face masks in public Ethiopia says it won’t accept Egypt’s ‘historic rights’ to Nile water 19 terrorists and 5 Egyptian … Continue reading

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