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Wednesday, 21 September 2022

Foreign press highlights the impact of the economic crisis on Egyptian citizens + profiles Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry

It’s a mixed bag in the international press this morning, with no single story dominating the conversation. Here are some of the stories getting attention:

  • Egypt’s economic problems are taking their toll: The impact on Egyptian citizens of the economic crisis caused by the war in Ukraine and the pandemic is getting attention. (New York Times)
  • ‘Lion of Diplomacy:’ Sameh Shoukry gets a glowing profile detailing his role on the international stage. (The Africa Report)
  • The Tourism and Antiquities Ministry has reopened the site of Christian relic the tree of the Virgin Mary in Cairo following months of renovation. (Reuters | The National)
  • A Spanish charity has rescued 372 people at sea, most of them Egyptians, who were trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe in unsafe smugglers’ boats. (AP)

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