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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 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 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 49-2019 (Dec 2-8)

Top Headlines Egypt says Cairo GERD talks concluded without joint statement Sarraj’s deal with Turkey will disrupt political process: Egypt’s FM Shoukry tells UN Envoy to Libya Almost half of land sold for first phase of Egypt’s new capital Egypt … 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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