Category Archives: Diary of Aak

This Week in Egypt: Week 43-2021 ( Oct 25-31)

Top Headlines Egypt’s President Sisi ends state of emergency for the first time in years American B1-B bomber flies over Mideast, including Egypt, amid Iran tensions Egypt’s FM discussed latest developments in Sudan with US special envoy Libya’s 5+5 Military … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 42-2021 ( Oct 18-24)

Apology for the delay in posting last week compilation. There are many important news today, Monday 25th, on Egypt, but last week too has a collection of important news, especially Reuters’ report on North Sinai, and the legendary performance of … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 41-2021 ( Oct 11-17)

Top Headlines Greece, Egypt sign deal for first subsea power link between Europe and Africa Cyprus and Egypt sign deal to pursue electricity hookup Cairo requests freezing drones deal between Turkey and Ethiopia Trial of Egyptians for Italian student’s murder … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 40-2021 ( Oct 4-10)

Top Headlines Egypt close to finalising arrangements for gas supplies to Lebanon Egyptian FM Shoukry delivers message from Sisi to Putin Egypt starts construction of gas pipeline in the Western Desert Egypt raises fuel prices by 25 piasters  Egypt and … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 39-2021 ( Sep 27- Oct 3)

Top Headlines U.S. security adviser visits Egypt, discusses various issues with Egyptian officials Egypt Air flight lands in Tel Aviv for first time in decades Egypt’s FM Shoukry visits Moscow for political consultations Egypt is “selected as nominee” to host COP27 … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 38 -2021 ( Sep 20-26)

Top Headlines Egypt’s former military ruler Tantawi, key figure in 2011, dies at 85 Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Egypt’s FM hold talks in New York Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias met with his counterparts from Egypt and Cyprus … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 37-2021 ( Sept 13-19)

Top Headlines U.N. council urges Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan to restart dam talks President Biden to withhold, restrict some military aid to Egypt Egyptian president and Israeli prime minister have talks in first formal meeting between two countries in over a … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 36-2021 ( Sept 6-12)

Top Headlines Egypt Launches National Strategy for Human Rights Turkey and Egypt pledge further talks to normalise ties after second round of talks Egyptian PM:  Egypt-Turkey ties could be restored this year if outstanding issues are resolved Egypt builds new water … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 35- 2021 ( Aug 30- Sept 5)

Top Headlines President Sisi stresses Egypt’s solidarity with Cyprus against practices compromising its sovereignty Second round of Turkey-Egypt diplomatic talks to be held in Ankara President Sisi congratulates Israeli counterpart for new position, advent of new Jewish year Egypt’s Sisi … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 34-2021 ( Aug 23-29)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi, Qatar’s Tamim meet for first time since reconciliation Ethiopia deems Tunisia’s GERD proposal to the UNSC ‘inappropriate’ Researchers discover remains of four-legged amphibious whale in Egypt’s Fayoum Egypt to make oldest Islamic capital in Africa into open … Continue reading

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