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This Week in Egypt: Week 33-2020 (Aug 10-16)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi welcomes UAE-Israel deal, halt to annexation of Palestinian lands Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan resume GERD negotiations Pope Francis urges Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan to continue talks over disputed dam Senior Muslim Brotherhood figure Essam El-Erian dies in prison … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 30-2020 ( July 20-26)

Top Headlines Egypt says Sisi and Trump agree on need to maintain Libya ceasefire  Egypt and France conduct naval drill in Mediterranean Egypt’s Sisi discuses Libya, East Mediterranean developments with Greek PM Ethiopia wants non-binding agreement on GERD Egypt rejects … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 27- ( June 29-July 5)

Top Headlines Egypt reopens airports and welcomes tourists to pyramids after COVID closure Egypt says no breakthrough reached on second day of AU-sponsored GERD talks Turkish defence minister and chief of staff visited Tripoli Unidentified warplanes hit Libya’s al-Watiya airbase … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 26-2020 ( June 22-28)

Top Headlines Sudan says it is ‘deeply’ concerned about GERD filling without prior deal in letter to UN Security Council Sudan says Ethiopia will not fill Nile dam without reaching deal Ethiopia says to fill Nile dam in July even … 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 14-2020 ( Mar 30-April 5)

Top Headlines Egypt’s coronavirus cases surpass 1000 milestone Medics at Egypt’s main cancer center test positive for coronavirus Egypt quarantines all nationals returning from abroad Egypt’s Central Bank keeps key interest rates unchanged Egypt’s Health Minister arrives in Italy with … Continue reading

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For Erdogan, Western Libya is North Cyprus II

  Erdogan met Libya’s Sarraj- Photo via AFP As Turkish warships and loyal Syrian mercenaries have reportedly arrived in Libya, questions have been raised about the Turkish president’s real goals in his Libyan adventure. The formal Turkish line is that … Continue reading

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Eulogy for a Father

Originally posted on salamamoussa:
Samir Age 12 Samir and his sister Linda late 1940s Samir on the night train to Aswan for his honeymoon 1953 Samir, his wife and Mother-in-Law and first born son 1954 Samir being honored by Pope…

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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 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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