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This Week in Egypt: Week 2-2021 ( Jan 11-17)

Top headlines Egypt signs a deal with Siemens for high-speed rail  linking the Red Sea and Mediterranean coast US designates Egypt’s Hasm, IS in Sinai as foreign terrorist organisations Egypt follows Gulf allies in reopening airspace to Qatar  Egypt announced the … 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 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 43-2020 (Oct 19-25)

Top Headlines Egypt begins voting to elect new parliament  Ethiopia summons U.S. ambassador after Trump suggests Egypt may blow-up Ethiopian Dam U.S., Sudan press for amicable solution over Ethiopia dam dispute France urges Middle Eastern countries to stop boycott of … Continue reading

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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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