Tag Archives: Libya

This Week in Egypt: Week 5-2021 ( Feb 1-7 )

Top Headlines Egypt’s president says he supports interim Libya government Egypt has freed Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein COVID-19: Egypt targets 35 million people in 1st vaccine roll-out Egypt targets 35 million people in 1st Covid -19 vaccine rollout Ancient mummies … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: First days of 2021

Apology for the temporary break in posting my weekly Egypt’s compilation, due to the passing of my mother. Here is a summery of news and reports from the first few days of 2021; full compilation to follow next Sunday.   Wish … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 42-2020 ( Oct 12-18)

Top Headlines Ethiopia increases GERD storage capacity to 74 billion cubic meters without research Egypt stresses to Germany rejection of ‘territorial expansion’ by some actors in east Mediterranean Egyptian army begins “Radaa (deterrence) 2020” military drills Turkey signals willingness to … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 40-2020 ( Sept 28-Oct4)

Top Headlines Archaeologists uncover 59 ancient well preserved coffins buried for 2,500 years near Saqqara pyramids in Egypt Egypt and France conduct naval drills in Mediterranean Armenia requests Egypt’s diplomatic intervention in Nagorno-Karabakh ‘bloodshed’ Egypt population set to reach 101 million  Main Headlines Monday Egypt’s … Continue reading

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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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