Tag Archives: Sinai

This Week in Egypt: Week 32-2021 ( Aug 9-15)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi and CIA Director William Burns hold talks in Cairo Egypt’s Berenice Military Base receives Charles Cooper II, US ambassador to Cairo Nine Egyptian soldiers were killed in clashes with Islamist militants in Sinai, Egyptian armed forces kill … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 24 -2021 ( June 14-20)

Top Headlines Sudan seeks UNSC resolution obliging Ethiopia to delay GERD filing until reaching ‘legal’ deal Head of Egypt’s General Intelligence Service visits Libya Libyan FM visits Cairo, hails Egypt’s role in success of Libyan dialogue, ending divisions Suez Canal … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 51-2020 ( Dec 14-20)

Top Headlines UAE and Egypt have announced the participation of Abu Dhabi in the Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum as an observer EU Parliament calls for action over Egypt’s human rights abuses IMF approves release of $1.67 billion in aid for … Continue reading Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 47-2020 ( Nov 16-22)

Top Headlines Egyptian and Russian navies carrying out Friendship Bridge 3 drills in Black Sea  Egypt’s Army Chief of Staff attends main phase of Egyptian-Sudanese military drill Egypt’s Sisi discusses Libya developments with Italian PM in a phone call Egypt … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 18-2020 ( April 27- May 3)

Top Headlines Ten Egyptian army members were killed or wounded in a bomb attack  Islamic State claims responsibility for Egypt’s Sinai attack Egypt says security forces kill 18 militants in Sinai Egypt announces 272 new coronavirus cases, total reaches 6,465 … 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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This Week in Egypt: Week 42- 2019 ( Oct 14-20)

Top Headlines Egypt uncovers 30 sealed coffins, estimated to be 3,000 years old, with perfectly preserved mummies inside UN human rights office urges Egypt to immediately release detained protestors Shell Egypt to sell assets in Western Desert Egypt’s largest metro … Continue reading

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This Week In Egypt: Week 39-2019 (Sept 23-28)

Top Headlines Scattered anti-Sisi protests hit Egypt, as supporters stage their own rallies Egypt’s president told supporters not to worry about calls for further protests against his rule on Friday Prominent Egyptian activist arrested as crackdown continues ISIS claims attack … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 37 ( Sept 9-15)

Top Headlines Egypt’s el-Sisi dismisses corruption allegations Egypt calls on US to remove Sudan from terror list Trump, awaiting Egyptian Counterpart at Summit, reportedly called Out for “my favourite dictator” Egypt to start work on $2.4-billion telecom network for first … Continue reading

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