Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt

Vaccine roll-out continues

Al-Ahram Weekly reports on government efforts to vaccinate 40 per cent of the population by the end of the year.

Green finance for sustainability

Egypt is introducing more green finance solutions as a way of facing up to climate change.

Digital Egypt in Dubai

Egypt has showcased its digital transformation strategy at the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit in Dubai

Luxor resurrected

Luxor will be in a festive mood tonight as the city hosts a celebration intended to promote it as the world’s greatest open-air museum. The ceremony will put in the limelight Luxor’s enchanting Theban monuments, the mesmerising Nile, vibrant traditional market, and a host of other attractions.

Overwhelmed by downpours

Medium to heavy downpours across Egypt started on Friday night and left disruption in their wake

Pushing COMESA forward

Egypt will have its hands full as it takes over the presidency of COMESA

From Windsor to the Pyramids

Al-Ahram Weekly reports on the UK’s Prince Charles and his wife Camilla’s visit to Egypt.

Luxor: The great procession

Plans are afoot for Luxor to bathe in the international spotlight, and hopefully attract large numbers of tourists, as the city prepares to recreate an ancient festival with a modern twist.

In pursuit of stability for Libya

During the Paris Conference Egypt underscored inclusive economic development, the departure of foreign mercenaries, and successful parliamentary and presidential elections as prerequisites to restoring stability in Libya.

Egypt-Israel: New peace terms

The Egyptian-Israeli peace accord has been amended for the first time in four decades.

Egypt, EU strengthen cooperation on migration 

The European Union’s migration commissioner visited Egypt this week to discuss migration control.

Price incentives on wheat

The government is raising the price of the wheat it buys from farmers by 13 per cent to encourage them to cultivate more land.

Egypt and Qatar: Investment opportunities

The thaw between Cairo and Doha is being felt most in the economic arena, writes Gamal Essam El-Din

Social media storm

Al-Ahram Weekly reports on the outcry surrounding videos that recently emerged of a former Egyptian priest denigrating Islam

Deluge in Aswan

A state of emergency has been announced in Aswan and surrounding areas following severe flooding.

Climate change adaptation schemes prioritised

At COP26, Egypt called on the international community to increase the financial resources of the Adaptation Fund to build resilience against climate change.

Relocating to the new capital: First tranche

Starting next month, government offices and state employees will begin a gradual move to the new capital.

Egyptian diplomacy on the move: Dialling down instability

Egypt is pulling out all the diplomatic stops for the sake of a more secure region.

Egyptian-US partnership: Narrowing differences

Al-Ahram Weekly reviews the agenda of this week’s Egyptian-US strategic dialogue

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