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This Week in Egypt: Week 13-2021 ( March 29- April 4)

Top Headlines Egypt holds spectacular grand parade to transfer antiquities to new museum Traffic in Suez Canal resumes after stranded ship re-floated Egypt may seek $1 billion in damages over lost revenue due to Suez crisis Egypt’s Sisi warns Ethiopia … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 9-2021 ( March 1-7)

Top Headlines Egypt’s president Sisi visited Sudan amid rapprochement between the two countries   Egypt, Sudan call for international mediation to reach legally binding agreement on GERD African Union holds talks with Ethiopia, Egypt, and Sudan on Ethiopian Dam Turkey says … 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 50-2020 ( Dec 7-13)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi concluded a visit to France  Italy charges Egyptian security agency officials over murder of Giulio Regeni Egypt values important step toward normalizing ties between Morocco and Israel Egypt wants a clear agreement for reconciliation with Qatar: Egyptian FM … Continue reading

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Macron, Sisi, and Human Rights in Egypt

“Macron says French arms sales to Egypt will not be conditional on human rights.” This top headline dominated Western media coverage of the Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s visit to France. Regional observers took that headline as a proof of the complicity of … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 46-2020 ( Nov 9-15)

Top Headlines In a visit to Greece, Egypt’s Sisi hails solid friendship with Greece and calls for further cooperation Egypt conducted joint military exercises with Greece and Sudan Seven members of a peacekeeping force in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula have been … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 45-2020 ( Nov 2-8)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi congratulates Biden for wining the US elections 2020 Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan Fail to Make Progress on Disputed Dam France’s foreign minister in Egypt after cartoon controversy Libyan GNA interior minister visits Cairo for talks COVID-19 cases … 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 41-2020 ( Oct 5- 11)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi ratifies maritime demarcation agreement with Greece Russia and Egypt to hold joint naval drills in Black Sea  Egypt’s annual inflation continues to drop to 3.3% Egypt keeps domestic fuel prices unchanged Egypt receives a new baby … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 38-2020 ( Sept 14-20)

Top Headlines Egypt slams statements made by Turkish Foreign Minister as ‘baseless, contradictory’ Egypt, Greece agree to reject ‘provocative actions’ in Eastern Mediterranean Italian energy giant Eni announces new gas discovery offshore Egypt A recent Goldman Sachs report reveals that … Continue reading

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