Tag Archives: COVID

Djokovic’s Toxic Victory

“Ladies and gentlemen, this is BBC Radio, welcome from rainy Wimbledon.”  I loved tennis even before I had a chance to watch any of its games. In 1980s Cairo, before the era of satellites and Internet, I first heard about … Continue reading

Posted in Short Comments | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

This Week in Egypt: Week 47-2021 ( Nov 22-28)

Top Headlines Egypt reopens 3,000-year-old Avenue of Sphinxes in grand, glitzy Luxor ceremony Egypt bans flights from seven African countries over new COVID-19 variant Greece teams up with Egypt on gas supply, infrastructure Egypt and Israel sign memorandum on gas … Continue reading

Posted in Diary of Aak, Egypt | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

This Week in Egypt: Week 19-2021 ( May 10-17)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi authorizes a new Suez Canal expansion project after ship blockade, dredging starts Egypt sends ambulances to pick up wounded from Gaza US is committed to helping reach win-win outcome in GERD issue UAE offers to mediate … Continue reading

Posted in Diary of Aak, Egypt, Palestine | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

This Week in Egypt: Week 5-2021 ( Feb 1-7 )

Top Headlines Egypt’s president says he supports interim Libya government Egypt has freed Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein COVID-19: Egypt targets 35 million people in 1st vaccine roll-out Egypt targets 35 million people in 1st Covid -19 vaccine rollout Ancient mummies … Continue reading

Posted in Diary of Aak, Egypt | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment