Category Archives: Egypt

This Week in Egypt: Week 49-2019 (Dec 2-8)

Top Headlines Egypt says Cairo GERD talks concluded without joint statement Sarraj’s deal with Turkey will disrupt political process: Egypt’s FM Shoukry tells UN Envoy to Libya Almost half of land sold for first phase of Egypt’s new capital Egypt … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 48 -2019 ( Nov 25-Dec 1)

Top Headlines Egypt condemns MoUs signed between Turkey and Libyan PM A military court in Egypt has sentenced to death the country’s most wanted jihadist Hisham Ashmawi Egyptian woman ‘wins court battle’ over unequal inheritance laws Fugitive contractor Mohamed Ali … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 47-2019 ( Nov 18-24)

Top Headlines  The office of Mada Masr was raided by security, four of the website’s staff have been detained and later released Egypt wins Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations Egyptian exile who sparked protests launches opposition movement Egypt to send … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 46 -2019 ( Nov 11-17)

Top Headlines Central Bank of Egypt cuts interest rates by 1% for third time in a row S. threatens Egypt with sanctions over Russian arms deal First US ambassador to Egypt since 2017 arrives in Cairo Seven countries, including Egypt, … Continue reading

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This Week In Egypt: Week 45-2019 ( Nov 4-10)

Top Headlines US president Trump says Nile dam talks in Washington ‘went well’ Egypt’s inflation rate slowed to its lowest level in over 9 years Dutch ISIS Militant was involved in plot to bomb Russian aircraft in Egypt’s Sharm El-Sheikh … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt- Week 44-2019 ( Oct 28-Nov 3)

Apology for missing last week’s compilation, but I included some of the relevant tweets from last week in this edition Top Headlines  Egypt’s Sinai Province swears allegiance to new Islamic State leader Egypt’s FM heads to Washington for Ethiopian dam negotiations Sisi: Companies … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 42- 2019 ( Oct 14-20)

Top Headlines Egypt uncovers 30 sealed coffins, estimated to be 3,000 years old, with perfectly preserved mummies inside UN human rights office urges Egypt to immediately release detained protestors Shell Egypt to sell assets in Western Desert Egypt’s largest metro … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 41 ( Oct 7-13)

Top Headlines Egypt condemns ‘in strongest terms’ the Turkish operation in Syria; calls for urgent Arab League meeting Egypt, Cyprus, and Greece slam Turkey over Eastern Mediterranean exploration Egypt’s Sisi, Ethiopian PM to meet in Moscow to discuss Renaissance Dam … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 40 (Sept 30-Oct 6)

Top Headlines Egypt says talks over Ethiopia’s Nile dam deadlocked and calls for international mediation Egypt hints at Political reform, restores food subsidies to some Israeli Gas Shares Soar After Egypt Planned Supply Boos Lost Egyptian temple unearthed 2,200 years … Continue reading

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This Week In Egypt: Week 39-2019 (Sept 23-28)

Top Headlines Scattered anti-Sisi protests hit Egypt, as supporters stage their own rallies Egypt’s president told supporters not to worry about calls for further protests against his rule on Friday Prominent Egyptian activist arrested as crackdown continues ISIS claims attack … Continue reading

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