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Wednesday, 21 April 2021

Egypt in the News on 21 April 2021

It’s a relatively quiet morning for Egypt in the foreign press. Among the stories making headlines:

  • Developing ties: Egyptian-Israeli relations may be evolving beyond security to include common energy, tourism, and maritime goals. (The Atlantic Council)
  • Ramadan business activity: Ramadan is an active sale season for rural women bakers in Egypt, who double their usual output of home-baked bread and other food products to meet higher demand during the holy month. (Reuters)
  • Covid press freedom: Egypt is among 132 countries who were deemed to have partially or fully blocked news coverage of covid-19 over the past year. (Reporters Without Borders)

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