Tag Archives: Libya

This Week in Egypt: Week 37-2020 ( September 7-13)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi says appreciates ‘important step’ of Israel and Bahrain establishing diplomatic ties Egypt’s headline inflation decreased to 3.4% in August Egypt’s Foreign Minister meets Armenian counterpart Egypt has sent over 197 tonnes of humanitarian aid to Sudan, S. … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 34-2020 ( Aug 17-23)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi welcomes ceasefire calls by Libyan warring parties Greece to ratify sea accord with Egypt on August 26 New Egyptian legislation aims to reduce Al-Azhar’s authority Egypt brings new crude pipeline at al-Hamra port Occupancy rates in … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 30-2020 ( July 20-26)

Top Headlines Egypt says Sisi and Trump agree on need to maintain Libya ceasefire  Egypt and France conduct naval drill in Mediterranean Egypt’s Sisi discuses Libya, East Mediterranean developments with Greek PM Ethiopia wants non-binding agreement on GERD Egypt rejects … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 29-2020 (July 13-19)

Top Headlines AU-brokered GERD talks end with no deal African Union to hold mini-summit on GERD Egypt’s Sisi meets Libyan tribesmen after eastern call to intervene Egypt offers reusable face masks in state subsidy scheme  Egypt reports lowest daily coronavirus … Continue reading

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Turkey, Egypt, and the Libyan Discourse

  ( Sisi ‘s visit to Sisi Barrani airforce base June 2020- Photo via twitter)   Sidi Barrani in north-western Egypt is a sleepy town that is just a quick stop for travellers heading to Libya. Yet the little town … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 28-2020 ( July 6-12)

Top Headlines Egypt raises army readiness in anticipation of Libya showdown with Turkey GERD talks see continued disagreements Egypt keeps domestic fuel prices unchanged A member of staff at the German government press office is suspected of working for Egyptian … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 27- ( June 29-July 5)

Top Headlines Egypt reopens airports and welcomes tourists to pyramids after COVID closure Egypt says no breakthrough reached on second day of AU-sponsored GERD talks Turkish defence minister and chief of staff visited Tripoli Unidentified warplanes hit Libya’s al-Watiya airbase … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 25 -2020 ( June15-21)

Top Headlines Egyptian president says Libyan city Sirte is a redline Egypt says military solution in Libya is the last option to preserve security Libya’s GNA calls Egypt’s military threat ‘ a declaration of war’ Ethiopia to fill disputed dam, … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 24-2020 (June 8-14)

Top Headlines Egypt confirms highest daily rise of new COVID-19 cases and deaths Egypt says revived negotiations on Ethiopian dam are faltering Ethiopia says Cairo to blame if GERD talks falter Libya’s security chief says Egypt could play a role … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 23-2020 ( June 1-7)

Top Headlines Egypt proposes new peace initiative for Libya after collapse of Haftar offensive IMF announces preliminary deal on $5.2 billion standby loan for Egypt Egyptian shares jump after IMF agreement announced Egypt’s daily coronavirus cases increase again after brief … Continue reading

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