Tag Archives: GERD

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 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 41-2021 ( Oct 11-17)

Top Headlines Greece, Egypt sign deal for first subsea power link between Europe and Africa Cyprus and Egypt sign deal to pursue electricity hookup Cairo requests freezing drones deal between Turkey and Ethiopia Trial of Egyptians for Italian student’s murder … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 38 -2021 ( Sep 20-26)

Top Headlines Egypt’s former military ruler Tantawi, key figure in 2011, dies at 85 Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Egypt’s FM hold talks in New York Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias met with his counterparts from Egypt and Cyprus … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 37-2021 ( Sept 13-19)

Top Headlines U.N. council urges Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan to restart dam talks President Biden to withhold, restrict some military aid to Egypt Egyptian president and Israeli prime minister have talks in first formal meeting between two countries in over a … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 35- 2021 ( Aug 30- Sept 5)

Top Headlines President Sisi stresses Egypt’s solidarity with Cyprus against practices compromising its sovereignty Second round of Turkey-Egypt diplomatic talks to be held in Ankara President Sisi congratulates Israeli counterpart for new position, advent of new Jewish year Egypt’s Sisi … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 30-2021 ( July 26- Aug 1)

Top Headlines Egypt, Algeria discuss regional issues and Ethiopian dam Lebanese Army Chief visited Egypt, meets Commander-in-Chief of Egyptian army Egypt’s Arab Contractors Company to develop Lebanon’s Tripoli port Egypt voices support for Tunisian President amid power crisis 89 Jihadists … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 29-2021 ( July 19-25)

Top Headlines Ethiopia says second filling of giant dam on Blue Nile complete Ethiopia calls for ‘win-win’ solution on GERD, but says will not sign permanent legal deal Egypt’s parliament to vote on law imposing fees on irrigation water, Nile … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 28 ( July 12-18)

Top Headlines Egypt’s El Sisi sets out red line over Ethiopia’s Nile dam Water flow to Sudan’s Roseires Dam declines 50% as Ethiopia starts 2nd GERD fillingIsraeli Embassy in Egypt refuted Israeli defense systems are in place to protect Ethiopia’s … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 27-2021 ( July 5-11)

Top Headlines Egypt ‘categorically rejects’ Ethiopia’s decision to start second filling of GERD reservoir Egypt, Sudan urge UN action on Nile dam, Egypt’s FM Sameh Shoukry addresses the UNSC on GERD After UNSC meeting, Egypt FM heads to Brussels for talks … Continue reading

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