Tag Archives: Egypt

This Week in Egypt: Week 42-2020 ( Oct 12-18)

Top Headlines Ethiopia increases GERD storage capacity to 74 billion cubic meters without research Egypt stresses to Germany rejection of ‘territorial expansion’ by some actors in east Mediterranean Egyptian army begins “Radaa (deterrence) 2020” military drills Turkey signals willingness to … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 41-2020 ( Oct 5- 11)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi ratifies maritime demarcation agreement with Greece Russia and Egypt to hold joint naval drills in Black Sea  Egypt’s annual inflation continues to drop to 3.3% Egypt keeps domestic fuel prices unchanged Egypt receives a new baby … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 40-2020 ( Sept 28-Oct4)

Top Headlines Archaeologists uncover 59 ancient well preserved coffins buried for 2,500 years near Saqqara pyramids in Egypt Egypt and France conduct naval drills in Mediterranean Armenia requests Egypt’s diplomatic intervention in Nagorno-Karabakh ‘bloodshed’ Egypt population set to reach 101 million  Main Headlines Monday Egypt’s … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 38-2020 ( Sept 14-20)

Top Headlines Egypt slams statements made by Turkish Foreign Minister as ‘baseless, contradictory’ Egypt, Greece agree to reject ‘provocative actions’ in Eastern Mediterranean Italian energy giant Eni announces new gas discovery offshore Egypt A recent Goldman Sachs report reveals that … 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 34-2020 ( Aug 17-23)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi welcomes ceasefire calls by Libyan warring parties Greece to ratify sea accord with Egypt on August 26 New Egyptian legislation aims to reduce Al-Azhar’s authority Egypt brings new crude pipeline at al-Hamra port Occupancy rates in … Continue reading

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Podcast: Arabs are wondering, is Erdogan all talk? – Nervana Mahmoud- Ahval

I recorded this podcast with Ahval’s editor David Lepeska that war is a real possibility in the eastern Mediterranean, that Turkey has taken all decision-making power away from Libya’s Tripoli-based Government of National Accord and that Turkish President Erdogan has … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 32-2020 ( Aug 3-9)

Top Headlines   Egypt and Greece sign agreement on exclusive economic zone Turkey says Egypt-Greece deal falls in its continental shelf Egypt has decided to withdrew from latest Nile dam talks for internal consultations Egyptian-operated ship was unloading Ukrainian wheat in … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 31 ( July 27-Aug 2)

Top Headlines Egypt says Turkish seismic survey plans could encroach on its waters Eni, BP, Total hit gas at Bashrush prospect about 11 km offshore Egypt Somaliland recognition quest is boosted By Ethiopia And Egypt scramble for Hargeisa Egypt’s Sisi … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 30-2020 ( July 20-26)

Top Headlines Egypt says Sisi and Trump agree on need to maintain Libya ceasefire  Egypt and France conduct naval drill in Mediterranean Egypt’s Sisi discuses Libya, East Mediterranean developments with Greek PM Ethiopia wants non-binding agreement on GERD Egypt rejects … Continue reading

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