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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 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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This Week in Egypt: Week 20-2020 ( May 11-17)

Top Headlines Ethiopia to start filling its mega dam in July despite lack of agreement with Egypt and Sudan Russia launches production of Su-35 fighter jets for Egypt Egypt, Greece and Cyprus’ foreign ministers denounce Turkey’s latest activities in the … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 19 – 2020 (May 4-10)

Top Headlines Egypt extends night-time curfew until the end of Ramadan Egypt expects to secure final approval to borrow $2.7 billion from the IMF Egypt’s annual inflation jumps to 5.9%, monthly rate up to 1.6% in April Egypt’s foreign reserves … Continue reading

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Egypt, Sudan and the Ethiopian Dam conflict

      Last month, many Egyptians were surprised by Sudan’s reservation about a resolution by the Arab Council for Foreign Ministers supporting Egypt in its dispute with Ethiopia over the Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam (GERD). This was followed by … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 16-2020 ( April 13-19)

Top Headlines Egyptian policeman and seven suspected militants were killed in a gun battle in Cairo Number of coronarivus cases in Egypt passes 3,000 Moody’s keeps Egypt’s credit rating at B2 with stable outlook amid global challenges Egypt sends medical … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 15-2020 ( April 6-12)

Top Headlines Egypt sees 126 new coronavirus cases, bringing total to 2065 Egypt extends coronavirus night curfew until April 23 Egyptian government cuts fuel prices Egypt’s army distributes free face masks to the public Egypt’s Foreign Minister and US Secretary … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 11-2020 ( Mar 9-15)

Top Headlines Egypt suspends schools, universities for two weeks from Sunday Egypt reported 13 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total of cases detected in the country to 93 21 people have been killed in some of the worst storms … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 10-2020 ( Mar 2-8)

Top Headlines A German man died in Egypt of the coronavirus, the first death on the African continent linked to Covid-19 Egypt confirms another 55 new coronavirus cases from a Nile River cruise boat Ethiopia condemns Arab League’s “blind support” … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 52-2019 (Dec 23-30)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi discuss developments in Libya with US’s Trump and Russia’s Putin Egypt awards oil and gas exploration concessions in the Red Sea Egypt and Sudan to operate joint electricity grid from Jan. 12 Egypt is sticking to … Continue reading

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