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This Week in Egypt: Week 16- 2022 ( April 18-24)

Top Headlines Cairo summit of leaders of Egypt, UAE, and Jordan Fitch gives Egypt ‘stable’ debt rating Egypt’s Public Prosecution decides to release 41 pre-trial detainees, including political activists Egyptian probe discounts criminal violence in researcher’s death despite concerns Main Headlines Monday … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 12-2022 ( March 21-27)

Top Headlines Egypt devalues its currency; seek IMF support Egypt’s Sisi hosts Israel’s Bennett, UAE’s Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Egyptian FM joined ‘historic’ Abraham Accords Negev summit in Israel Egypt’s Sisi receives phone call from Ukrainian counterpart; Ukraine war could delay Egypt’s … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 4-2022 ( Jan 24-30)

Top headlines Days after massive arms deal, US halts $130 million Egypt military aid over human rights concerns Egypt officially enters state of water poverty, pushes to revive stalled negotiations Algeria’s President visited Egypt for talks on Libya and Ethiopian dam Egypt’s … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 3-2022 ( January 17-23)

Top Headlines Egyptian and Saudi forces conclude Tabuk 5 joint exercise in Saudi Arabia Egyptian and French navies conduct joint drill in Mediterranean Egypt condemns Houthi attack on UAE, Arab League urges designating Yemen’s Houthis as a terrorist group EU seeks … 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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This Week in Egypt: Week 16-2021 ( April 19-25)

Top Headlines Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi holds talks with Egypt’s El Sisi during visit to Cairo Egypt fires top railway official after deadly train crashes Egypt, Russia to resume flights between both countries Egyptian security kills three terrorists involved in executing … Continue reading

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Twitter Thread: Biden pauses F-35 sale to UAE

The Biden administration has put a temporary hold on several major foreign arms sales initiated by former President Donald Trump, including a massive $23 billion transfer of stealth F-35 fighters to the United Arab Emirates. Here is a collection of … 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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To Israel: A clarion call for peace from UAE

“Today I tell you, and I declare it to the whole world, that we accept to live with you in permanent peace based on justice.”  These momentous words, uttered by Egyptian President Anwar Sadat on November 20, 1977, in the Israeli … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 46 -2019 ( Nov 11-17)

Top Headlines Central Bank of Egypt cuts interest rates by 1% for third time in a row S. threatens Egypt with sanctions over Russian arms deal First US ambassador to Egypt since 2017 arrives in Cairo Seven countries, including Egypt, … Continue reading

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