Tag Archives: Egypt

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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This Week in Egypt: Week 2-2022 ( January 10-16)

Top Headlines Egypt arrests member of Hasm terrorist group after Istanbul-bound plane made emergency landing in Luxor  Ethiopia clears forests at GERD site in preparation for 3rd filling Egypt to rejoin JPMorgan EM bond index in January 2022 Egyptian, Algerian … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 1-2022 ( January 3-9)

Apology for not posting the last week of 2021, due to travel commitment. But back to normal now with the start of 2022. Wishing all my followers a great New Year Top Headlines Ethiopia to generate electricity from GERD amid … Continue reading

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This Week In Egypt: week 50-2021 ( Dec 13-19)

Top Headlines Prominent Egyptian opposition activist’s phone was hacked Egypt arrests two people for impersonating high-ranking officials in fabricated leaked phone call Egypt’s central bank keeps key interest rates unchanged  Egypt reports first three Omicron cases in returning nationals Canada … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 49-2021 ( Dec 6-12)

Top Headlines Israel FM Lapid visits Egypt to meet Sisi and discuss Hamas hostages Israel returned looted antiquities to Egypt  U.S. envoy to visit UAE, Turkey, Egypt to discuss conflict in Ethiopia Lebanese PM says he asked Egypt for support to … Continue reading

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