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This Week in Egypt: Week 7-2022 ( Feb 14-20)

Top Headlines Ethiopia starts producing electricity from its controversial Nile dam Egypt breaks LNG export records with eye on Europe Egypt is lengthening two-way portion of Suez Canal by 10 kilometres  UAE’s Dragon makes first oil discovery in Gulf of … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 4-2022 ( Jan 24-30)

Top headlines Days after massive arms deal, US halts $130 million Egypt military aid over human rights concerns Egypt officially enters state of water poverty, pushes to revive stalled negotiations Algeria’s President visited Egypt for talks on Libya and Ethiopian dam Egypt’s … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 42-2021 ( Oct 18-24)

Apology for the delay in posting last week compilation. There are many important news today, Monday 25th, on Egypt, but last week too has a collection of important news, especially Reuters’ report on North Sinai, and the legendary performance of … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 41-2021 ( Oct 11-17)

Top Headlines Greece, Egypt sign deal for first subsea power link between Europe and Africa Cyprus and Egypt sign deal to pursue electricity hookup Cairo requests freezing drones deal between Turkey and Ethiopia Trial of Egyptians for Italian student’s murder … 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 20-2021 ( May 17-23)

Top Headlines Israel and Hamas agree Gaza truce after Egyptian mediation Egypt’s Sisi thanks Biden for role in making ceasefire in Gaza succeed US Secretary of State to visit Egypt as part of Middle East tour following Cairo-brokered ceasefire in Gaza … Continue reading

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Podcast: Did talks in Geneva get closer to uniting Cyprus?

Reposting my latest podcast for Ahval’s Turkey Trends on latest UN sponsored Cyprus talks with Fikri Toros, member of Turkish Cypriot TRNC parliament. Fikri Toros believes that the appetite for a just reunification exists on the Turkish Cypriot side.  “Turkish … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 49-2020 ( Dec 1-6)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi arrives in France for talks with Macron on regional issues Turkish Navy humiliated by Egypt when attempting to interrupt MEDUSA 2020 exercises Egypt frees members of leading rights group Egypt lifts asset freezes and staff travel … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 37-2020 ( September 7-13)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi says appreciates ‘important step’ of Israel and Bahrain establishing diplomatic ties Egypt’s headline inflation decreased to 3.4% in August Egypt’s Foreign Minister meets Armenian counterpart Egypt has sent over 197 tonnes of humanitarian aid to Sudan, S. … Continue reading

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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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