Tag Archives: Suez Canal

This Week in Egypt: Week 9-2022 ( Feb 28- March 6)

Top Headlines Egypt, along with 140 other countries, has voted for a UN resolution calling for a halt to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine Up to 20,000 Ukrainian tourists in Egypt await return to Europe Nearly 4,000 Ukrainian tourists leave Egypt … 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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Egypt and Greece: It’s time to cement our bonds

Listening to music by Vasilis Papakonstantinou while eating a halva panini were the kind of simple pleasures I enjoyed while walking around Athens. The Greek capital is the only European city where I can hang out alone, but never feels … 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 27-2021 ( July 5-11)

Top Headlines Egypt ‘categorically rejects’ Ethiopia’s decision to start second filling of GERD reservoir Egypt, Sudan urge UN action on Nile dam, Egypt’s FM Sameh Shoukry addresses the UNSC on GERD After UNSC meeting, Egypt FM heads to Brussels for talks … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 19-2021 ( May 10-17)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi authorizes a new Suez Canal expansion project after ship blockade, dredging starts Egypt sends ambulances to pick up wounded from Gaza US is committed to helping reach win-win outcome in GERD issue UAE offers to mediate … Continue reading

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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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Twitter Thread: Suez-Unblocked. End of Suez Crisis II

A brief twitter thread on an extraordinary day in Egypt. After days of despair, the Suez Crisis is over.

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This Week in Egypt: Week 12- 2021 ( March 22-28)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Suez Canal is blocked by one of the largest container ships in the world US Navy plans to send assessment team to Suez Canal to assist with stuck container ship, Egypt welcomes cooperation with US  Three possible ways to unblock Suez … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 36-2019 ( September 2-8)

Top Headlines US State department has approved the release of $1.3 billion in military aid to Egypt Egypt’s Homeland Security kills six militants in New Valley Son of former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi dies aged 25 Egypt court jails Muslim … Continue reading

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