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This Week in Egypt: Week 13-2022 ( March 28-April 3)

Top Headlines Gulf countries give billions to Egypt to prevent food crisis Egypt’s Sisi discusses Ukraine-Russia talks with Ukraine’s Zelensky Egypt and Greece FMs discuss boosting energy cooperation and possible LNG supply Qatar-Energy to acquire 40% stake in an exploration block, … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 12-2022 ( March 21-27)

Top Headlines Egypt devalues its currency; seek IMF support Egypt’s Sisi hosts Israel’s Bennett, UAE’s Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Egyptian FM joined ‘historic’ Abraham Accords Negev summit in Israel Egypt’s Sisi receives phone call from Ukrainian counterpart; Ukraine war could delay Egypt’s … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 11-2021 (March 14-20)

Top Headlines Washington to provide Egypt with F-15 jets Reports suggest Egypt in IMF talks on possible funding amid ar Pressures  UK Lifts Travel Restrictions to Egypt’s South Sinai and Fayoum Egypt displayed recently discovered, well-decorated ancient tombs at a … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 10-2022 ( March 7-13)

Top Headlines Senate rejects bid to block $2B sale of military planes to Egypt Egypt to Ban Exports of Staple Foods to Safeguard Reserves Egyptian pound devaluation likely to be required -JPMorgan  Russia-Ukraine conflict pushes Egypt’s inflation to 10% in … Continue reading

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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 6-2022 ( Feb 7-13)

Top headlines CENTCOM commander Frank McKenzie has visited Egypt for talks after U.S. cuts military aid  Egypt’s Sisi appoints first-ever Christian Supreme Constitutional Court’s president Sisi, Macron discuss issues of joint concern during meeting in France German foreign minister pays … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 5-2022 ( Jan 31- Feb 6)

Top Headlines Egypt inks $1.6 billion deal for South Korean howitzers Netherlands receives first-ever LNG shipment from Egypt Egypt raises fuel prices by 25 piastres per litre, public transportation fares unchanged Egyptian and French air forces begin joint exercise in Egypt  Chinese … 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 3-2022 ( January 17-23)

Top Headlines Egyptian and Saudi forces conclude Tabuk 5 joint exercise in Saudi Arabia Egyptian and French navies conduct joint drill in Mediterranean Egypt condemns Houthi attack on UAE, Arab League urges designating Yemen’s Houthis as a terrorist group EU seeks … Continue reading

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Egypt and Greece: It’s time to cement our bonds

Listening to music by Vasilis Papakonstantinou while eating a halva panini were the kind of simple pleasures I enjoyed while walking around Athens. The Greek capital is the only European city where I can hang out alone, but never feels … Continue reading

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