Category Archives: Diary of Aak

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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This Week in Egypt: Week 21-2020 ( May 18-24)

Top Headlines Egypt is willing to resume dam talks with Sudan and Ethiopia Coronavirus cases in Egypt could be over 71,000 Egypt makes wearing facemasks mandatory in public places Egyptian security forces killed 21 terrorists during raids on their hideouts … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 20-2020 ( May 11-17)

Top Headlines Ethiopia to start filling its mega dam in July despite lack of agreement with Egypt and Sudan Russia launches production of Su-35 fighter jets for Egypt Egypt, Greece and Cyprus’ foreign ministers denounce Turkey’s latest activities in the … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 19 – 2020 (May 4-10)

Top Headlines Egypt extends night-time curfew until the end of Ramadan Egypt expects to secure final approval to borrow $2.7 billion from the IMF Egypt’s annual inflation jumps to 5.9%, monthly rate up to 1.6% in April Egypt’s foreign reserves … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 18-2020 ( April 27- May 3)

Top Headlines Ten Egyptian army members were killed or wounded in a bomb attack  Islamic State claims responsibility for Egypt’s Sinai attack Egypt says security forces kill 18 militants in Sinai Egypt announces 272 new coronavirus cases, total reaches 6,465 … Continue reading

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On Naoum Shebib and the Systematic obliteration of Jewish history in the Arab world

  No Egyptian citizen or visitor to Egypt does not know or has not heard of the iconic Cairo Tower, one of the most important landmarks of the Egyptian capital. Very few people, however, know the man behind this interesting … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 17 ( Apr 20-26)

Top Headlines Egypt to start discussions with IMF for new financial support Egypt eases some lockdown restrictions for Ramadan Egypt sends medical supplies to the US to assist in the fight against coronavirus Spain arrests British-Egyptian rapper who became Islamic … Continue reading

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