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This Week in Egypt: Week 19-2022 ( May 9-15)

Top Headlines ISIS claimed responsibility for two successive attacks in Sinai  Egypt and the United States eye counter-terrorism ties in wake of deadly Sinai attack  US set to remove 5 groups from foreign terrorism blacklist, including 2 Islamist groups that have … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 18-2022 ( May 2-8)

Top headlines  At least 11 Egyptian troops were killed in a militant attack east of the Suez Canal Egypt private sector activity continues contraction on Ukraine war Egypt’s international reserves inch up slightly in April BNP Paribas expects Egypt to raise interest … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 17-2022 ( April 25- May 1)

Top Headlines Cigarette in cockpit caused Egypt-Air passenger jet to crash in 2016 US Secretary of State Blinken marks 100 years of Egypt-US diplomacy Egypt’s Sisi calls for listing of army-owned companies this year Muslim Brotherhood TV channel leave Turkey … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 16- 2022 ( April 18-24)

Top Headlines Cairo summit of leaders of Egypt, UAE, and Jordan Fitch gives Egypt ‘stable’ debt rating Egypt’s Public Prosecution decides to release 41 pre-trial detainees, including political activists Egyptian probe discounts criminal violence in researcher’s death despite concerns Main Headlines Monday … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 15-2022 ( April 11-17)

Top headlines Eni signs Egyptian gas deal to unlock LNG supplies for Europe this year Egypt to import wheat from India and bans export of key staples to cushion blow of Ukraine war Ethiopia started concrete work to the body … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 14 -2022 ( April 4-10)

Top Headlines Egypt’s foreign reserves drop by $4 billion on Ukraine war shock, urban inflation accelerates to 10.5% in March Israel is ready to export gas to Europe via Egypt in September Coptic Christian priest is stabbed to death in Alexandria … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 13-2022 ( March 28-April 3)

Top Headlines Gulf countries give billions to Egypt to prevent food crisis Egypt’s Sisi discusses Ukraine-Russia talks with Ukraine’s Zelensky Egypt and Greece FMs discuss boosting energy cooperation and possible LNG supply Qatar-Energy to acquire 40% stake in an exploration block, … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 12-2022 ( March 21-27)

Top Headlines Egypt devalues its currency; seek IMF support Egypt’s Sisi hosts Israel’s Bennett, UAE’s Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Egyptian FM joined ‘historic’ Abraham Accords Negev summit in Israel Egypt’s Sisi receives phone call from Ukrainian counterpart; Ukraine war could delay Egypt’s … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 11-2021 (March 14-20)

Top Headlines Washington to provide Egypt with F-15 jets Reports suggest Egypt in IMF talks on possible funding amid ar Pressures  UK Lifts Travel Restrictions to Egypt’s South Sinai and Fayoum Egypt displayed recently discovered, well-decorated ancient tombs at a … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 10-2022 ( March 7-13)

Top Headlines Senate rejects bid to block $2B sale of military planes to Egypt Egypt to Ban Exports of Staple Foods to Safeguard Reserves Egyptian pound devaluation likely to be required -JPMorgan  Russia-Ukraine conflict pushes Egypt’s inflation to 10% in … Continue reading

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