Tag Archives: Egypt

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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This Week in Egypt: Week 51-2019 ( Dec 16-22)

Top Headlines Egypt’s former military chief-of-staff Sami Anan released from detention US dollar continues to depreciate against Egyptian pound Egypt’s president reshuffles cabinet UK and France resume flights to Egypt’s Sharm El-Sheikh airport Israel approves export of gas reserves to … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 48 -2019 ( Nov 25-Dec 1)

Top Headlines Egypt condemns MoUs signed between Turkey and Libyan PM A military court in Egypt has sentenced to death the country’s most wanted jihadist Hisham Ashmawi Egyptian woman ‘wins court battle’ over unequal inheritance laws Fugitive contractor Mohamed Ali … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 47-2019 ( Nov 18-24)

Top Headlines  The office of Mada Masr was raided by security, four of the website’s staff have been detained and later released Egypt wins Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations Egyptian exile who sparked protests launches opposition movement Egypt to send … Continue reading

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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 45-2019 ( Nov 4-10)

Top Headlines US president Trump says Nile dam talks in Washington ‘went well’ Egypt’s inflation rate slowed to its lowest level in over 9 years Dutch ISIS Militant was involved in plot to bomb Russian aircraft in Egypt’s Sharm El-Sheikh … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt- Week 44-2019 ( Oct 28-Nov 3)

Apology for missing last week’s compilation, but I included some of the relevant tweets from last week in this edition Top Headlines  Egypt’s Sinai Province swears allegiance to new Islamic State leader Egypt’s FM heads to Washington for Ethiopian dam negotiations Sisi: Companies … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 42- 2019 ( Oct 14-20)

Top Headlines Egypt uncovers 30 sealed coffins, estimated to be 3,000 years old, with perfectly preserved mummies inside UN human rights office urges Egypt to immediately release detained protestors Shell Egypt to sell assets in Western Desert Egypt’s largest metro … Continue reading

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