Tag Archives: Gaza

This Week in Egypt: Week 32-2022 (August 8-14)

Top Headlines At least 41 people have been killed in fire at church in the worst fire tragedy in Egypt’s recent history Ethiopia completes third phase of filling of its dam reservoir Annual urban inflation in Egypt increases to 13.6% … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 31-2022 ( August 1-7)

Top headlines Egypt-brokered ceasefire in Gaza comes into effect after 3-day conflict  Egypt is mediating between Israel, Palestinians to prevent escalation US dollar price nears 19 EGP at Egypt’s major banks  Saudi Arabis’s Public Investment fund unveils new Egyptian investment … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 33-2021 ( Aug 16-22)

Top Headlines Ever-Given the ship that blocked Suez Canal in March, crosses the canal again Egyptian president invites Israel’s Bennett for official visit Egypt closes Rafah border with Gaza until further notice Archaeologists surprised by discovery of 6th century Christian town … Continue reading

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Will Egypt inherit Gaza?

Egypt sent building equipments to Gaza – Via yahoo History repeats itself is a valid cliché in the Middle East. Following the defeat of the Arab states by Israel in 1948, the Israel-Egypt Armistice Agreement was signed in Rhodes on February 24, … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 22-2021 ( May 31-4June 6)

Top Headlines Egypt sends building equipment to begin Gaza reconstruction  Erdogan woos Egypt and Gulf states in push to repair ties Egypt permits women to work in Egypt’s State Council and Public Prosecution Egypt plans to vaccinate 40% of population … Continue reading

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Podcast: On Turkey and Israel, and the recent escalation in Gaza

Reposting my podcast for Ahval’s Turkey Trends with Michael Koplow , Policy Director at the Israel Policy Forum in Washington D.C., on the relations between Turkey and Israel and how both Israel and Egypt seek to keep Turkey out of … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 21-2021 ( May 24-30)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi and president Biden discuss Gaza cease-fire and reconstruction  Blinken says U.S. and Egypt are working closely to reinforce ceasefire in Gaza Israeli FM visits Egypt for first time in 13 years Egypt’s intelligence chief holds talks with … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 20-2021 ( May 17-23)

Top Headlines Israel and Hamas agree Gaza truce after Egyptian mediation Egypt’s Sisi thanks Biden for role in making ceasefire in Gaza succeed US Secretary of State to visit Egypt as part of Middle East tour following Cairo-brokered ceasefire in Gaza … Continue reading

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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 46-2018 ( Nov 12- 18)

Top Headlines Egyptian police foil terrorist attack on checkpoint in North Sinai ISIS Province of Sinai‘s latest video confirms the death of its former leader; features former police and military personnel who claim to have joined the militant group in Sinai HRW: Mass arrests … Continue reading

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