Category Archives: Egypt

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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This Week in Egypt: Week 33-2021 ( Aug 16-22)

Top Headlines Ever-Given the ship that blocked Suez Canal in March, crosses the canal again Egyptian president invites Israel’s Bennett for official visit Egypt closes Rafah border with Gaza until further notice Archaeologists surprised by discovery of 6th century Christian town … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 32-2021 ( Aug 9-15)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi and CIA Director William Burns hold talks in Cairo Egypt’s Berenice Military Base receives Charles Cooper II, US ambassador to Cairo Nine Egyptian soldiers were killed in clashes with Islamist militants in Sinai, Egyptian armed forces kill … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 31-2021 ( Aug 2-8)

Top headlines Egypt’s Sisi says it is time to raise price of subsidised bread  Egypt sends 2 Chinook helicopters to help in extinguishing Greek forest fire Sudan recalls ambassador to Ethiopia after mediation offer rejected  Turkish Cypriot leader Tatar: Drones … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 29-2021 ( July 19-25)

Top Headlines Ethiopia says second filling of giant dam on Blue Nile complete Ethiopia calls for ‘win-win’ solution on GERD, but says will not sign permanent legal deal Egypt’s parliament to vote on law imposing fees on irrigation water, Nile … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 28 ( July 12-18)

Top Headlines Egypt’s El Sisi sets out red line over Ethiopia’s Nile dam Water flow to Sudan’s Roseires Dam declines 50% as Ethiopia starts 2nd GERD fillingIsraeli Embassy in Egypt refuted Israeli defense systems are in place to protect Ethiopia’s … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 27-2021 ( July 5-11)

Top Headlines Egypt ‘categorically rejects’ Ethiopia’s decision to start second filling of GERD reservoir Egypt, Sudan urge UN action on Nile dam, Egypt’s FM Sameh Shoukry addresses the UNSC on GERD After UNSC meeting, Egypt FM heads to Brussels for talks … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 26-2021 ( June 28-July 4)

Top Headlines Megatanker Ever-Given that blocked Suez Canal to be released Egypt’s Sisi says negotiations with Ethiopia over GERD dispute should not last forever UNSC to discuss GERD next Thursday , Egypt’s FM headed to US for series of intensive … Continue reading

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