Tag Archives: Egypt

This Week In Egypt: Week 8-2020 ( Feb 17-23)

Top Headlines Egypt’s only announced coronavirus case tests negative for the disease Pompeo says Ethiopia-Egypt dam dispute could take months to resolve Egyptian court acquits Mubarak’s sons of illicit share trading Egypt holds interest rates for the second straight month … Continue reading

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Reblog: Secret wiretap reveals Erdogan government’s clandestine links to Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood

I reblogged this piece by Turkish journalist Abdullah Bozkurt regarding interesting wiretap that reveal Erdogan’s frustration with the Muslim Brotherhood after ousting of Morsi in 2013. You can read the original piece here.   The government of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 7-2019 (Feb 10-16)

Top Headlines Egypt’s booming population officially hits 100 million Egypt reports Africa’s first coronavirus case No breakthrough yet on Nile dam talks, Ethiopia says Egyptian pound strengthens to three-year high against the US dollar Egyptian security forces kill 17 militants … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 6-2020 (Feb 3-9)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi calls for firm stance to confront dispatch of ‘terrorists to Libya The Egyptian Navy is said to be close to purchasing a pair of European Multi-Purpose Frigate (FREMM) warships from Italy Egypt ranks 9th in military … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 5 ( Jan 27-Feb2)

Top Headlines Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan to sign final agreement on Blue Nile dam next month -joint statement Egypt Israel gas line is attacked by unidentified assailants Egypt sentenced Hisham al-Ashmawy, a former special forces officer turned Islamist militant, and 36 … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 4-2019 (Jan 20-26)

Top Headlines Egypt’s FM Shoukry heads to Washington in final round to secure agreement over the Ethiopian Dam US dollar is weakening in Egypt as economy improves Egypt’s Foreign Minister visits Algeria for meeting of Libya’s neighboring countries Egypt starts … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 3-2020 ( Jan 13-19)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi participated in Berlin summit on Libya Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan make a draft deal on Ethiopian Dam Israel starts exporting natural gas to Egypt Pompeo expresses outrage over American’s ‘pointless’ death in meeting with Egyptian President … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 2-2020 ( Jan 6-12)

Top Headlines Egypt blames Ethiopia for latest failure of Nile Dam talks Ethiopian PM calls on South African president to intervene in Nile dam dispute France, Greece, Egypt and Cyprus declared “null and void” agreements between Turkey and Libya Egypt’s … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 1-2020 ( Dec 30-Jan 5)

Top Headlines Egypt’s naval forces go on amphibious exercises in the Mediterranean Egypt warns against Turkish military ‘interference’ in Libya Chevron, Shell and Exxon Mobil have been awarded oil and gas exploration concessions in Egypt’s first ever Red Sea licensing … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 52-2019 (Dec 23-30)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi discuss developments in Libya with US’s Trump and Russia’s Putin Egypt awards oil and gas exploration concessions in the Red Sea Egypt and Sudan to operate joint electricity grid from Jan. 12 Egypt is sticking to … Continue reading

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