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Thursday, 7 July 2022

Human rights is still the hot topic in the foreign press

Human rights is leading the conversation on Egypt in the foreign press for the third day running: Ahead of his meeting with Egyptian and Saudi leaders later this month, Americans are calling on President Joe Biden to help secure the release of more than 30 relatives detained in the countries, the Wall Street Journal writes.

Also making headlines:

  • The EGX is getting international attention after hitting a fresh near-six-year low yesterday. The downturn has left the benchmark index down 27% since the start of the year. And don’t mention the bond spreads. (Reuters | Reuters)
  • The demolition of iconic Nile houseboats continues to get ink in the foreign press. (AP)
  • Women across the Arab world are using YouTube to turn their kitchens into a source of income and influence. (New York Times)

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