Tag Archives: Sisi

This Week in Egypt: Week 20- 2022 ( May 16-22)

Top Headlines Egypt raises bank rates again Egypt’s Sisi approves law to increase state budget by 6 billion Egyptian pounds Egyptian security forces foil suicide bombing attempt against checkpoint in North Sinai  Israel and the EU have been in negotiations to export … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 17-2022 ( April 25- May 1)

Top Headlines Cigarette in cockpit caused Egypt-Air passenger jet to crash in 2016 US Secretary of State Blinken marks 100 years of Egypt-US diplomacy Egypt’s Sisi calls for listing of army-owned companies this year Muslim Brotherhood TV channel leave Turkey … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 7-2022 ( Feb 14-20)

Top Headlines Ethiopia starts producing electricity from its controversial Nile dam Egypt breaks LNG export records with eye on Europe Egypt is lengthening two-way portion of Suez Canal by 10 kilometres  UAE’s Dragon makes first oil discovery in Gulf of … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 2-2022 ( January 10-16)

Top Headlines Egypt arrests member of Hasm terrorist group after Istanbul-bound plane made emergency landing in Luxor  Ethiopia clears forests at GERD site in preparation for 3rd filling Egypt to rejoin JPMorgan EM bond index in January 2022 Egyptian, Algerian … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 44-2021 ( Nov 1-7)

Top headlines U.S.-Egypt Strategic Dialogue will be held in DC on November 8-9  Ted Cruz, top Dem Bob Menendez have had a heated exchange over Biden’s Egypt policy Egyptian president denounces assassination attempt on Iraqi PM Egypt aims to generate 42% … 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 36-2021 ( Sept 6-12)

Top Headlines Egypt Launches National Strategy for Human Rights Turkey and Egypt pledge further talks to normalise ties after second round of talks Egyptian PM:  Egypt-Turkey ties could be restored this year if outstanding issues are resolved Egypt builds new water … 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 34-2021 ( Aug 23-29)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi, Qatar’s Tamim meet for first time since reconciliation Ethiopia deems Tunisia’s GERD proposal to the UNSC ‘inappropriate’ Researchers discover remains of four-legged amphibious whale in Egypt’s Fayoum Egypt to make oldest Islamic capital in Africa into open … Continue reading

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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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