Tag Archives: Coronavirus

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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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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This Week in Egypt: Week 16-2020 ( April 13-19)

Top Headlines Egyptian policeman and seven suspected militants were killed in a gun battle in Cairo Number of coronarivus cases in Egypt passes 3,000 Moody’s keeps Egypt’s credit rating at B2 with stable outlook amid global challenges Egypt sends medical … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 15-2020 ( April 6-12)

Top Headlines Egypt sees 126 new coronavirus cases, bringing total to 2065 Egypt extends coronavirus night curfew until April 23 Egyptian government cuts fuel prices Egypt’s army distributes free face masks to the public Egypt’s Foreign Minister and US Secretary … 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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Reblog: In Memoriam: Healthcare Workers Who have died of COVID-19

Medscape has published a list of healthcare workers who lost their lives, while caring for patients with COVID-19. Amidst a global shortage of  appropriate protective gears, the risk of infection is very high for those on the frontline fighting coronavirus. … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 13 -2020 ( Mar 23-29)

Top Headlines Egypt declares two-week curfew to counter coronavirus Egypt extends flight suspension for two more weeks Egypt’s Central Bank sets new daily cash deposit and withdrawal limits amid COVID-19 outbreak Egypt began deep cleaning the area around the Giza … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 12 -2020 ( Mar 17-22)

Top Headlines Egypt’s coronavirus cases rise to 327 Egypt quarantines 300 families in Daqahliya after coronavirus cases detected Egypt denies The Guardian claims that 19,000 Egyptians contracted coronavirus, and withdraws accreditation of Guardian journalist Egypt’s mosques and churches suspend communal … Continue reading

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