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Egyptian Aak 2015 – Week 31 ( July 27 – Aug 2)

Top Headlines  Washington delivers F-16s to Egypt. (Thursday) Saudi Arabia and Egypt sign “Cairo declaration.” (Friday) Egypt extends military mandate in the Gulf and Red Sea for 6 months. (Saturday) Schedule for Egypt’s parliamentary elections is expected to be announced next … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2015 – Week 30 ( July 20 – 26)

Top Headlines France delivers first batch of Rafale fighter jets to Egypt. (Monday) Egypt’s most wanted militant urges jihad against Sisi. (Wednesday) Ships cross Egypt’s New Suez Canal in first test-run. (Saturday) Egypt extends state of emergency in North Sinai … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2015 – Week 29 ( July 13- 19)

Top Headlines Italy vows to help Egypt fight terrorism (Monday) El-Sisi says Al-Azhar has failed to renew Islamic discourse (Tuesday) Egypt’s Islamic State affiliate claims rocket attack on naval boat (Thursday) Islamic State claims attack on military checkpoint in North … Continue reading

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The Myth of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Gradualism in Power

Two years after the ousting of the Muslim Brotherhood’s President Mohamed Morsi, many still wonder how the Muslim Brotherhood failed in Egypt. Yesterday, Hudson Institute’s Senior Fellow Samuel Tadros  summarized what went wrong in few insightful tweets, which definitely worth sharing. People … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2015 – Week 27 ( June 29 – July 5)

Top Headlines Car bomb kill Egypt’s public prosecutor (Monday) Egyptian army counter a major attack by militants in Sinai (Wednesday) Israel’s IDF has reportedly decided to grant all Egyptian requests to reinforce troops in Sinai Egypt’s Sisi inspect security forces … Continue reading

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Sinai’s Violence: A Timeline ( 2004 – 2015)

Following the recent terror attacks in Sinai, some tried to portray the violence as an armed insurgency in response to July 3 coup against Morsi. Sinai militancy, however, has been ongoing before Morsi, continued during his tenure, and after his … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2015 – Week 26 ( June 22 – 28)

Sandstorm hits Egypt – Ahramonline Top Headlines Prominent Al Jazeera journalist and Muslim Brotherhood supporter Ahmed Mansour has been released by the German authorities (Monday) Egypt opens Rafah border with Gaza for the third time in a month (Tuesday) GCC … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2015 – Week 25 ( June 15- 21)

Egypt’s ousted president Morsi is seen for the first time wearing a red jumpsuit in court ( via Ahram-online) Top Headlines Egypt court confirms death sentence imposed on ex-President Mohammed Morsi (Tuesday) Wikileaks began releasing leaked documents from Saudi Arabia’s … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2015 – Week 24 (June 8- 14)

Palestinians gather at the Rafah border crossing in Gaza as they await permission to enter Egypt, June 13, 2015. Reuters Top Headlines Suicide attack outside Karnak Temple in Luxor (Wednesday) Cairo policeman jailed for 15 years over the death of … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2015 – Week 23 ( June1-7)

Top Headlines  Egypt court postpones Morsi death sentence ruling (Tuesday) Senior Muslim Brotherhood members were arrested by security forces (Tuesday) Egypt’s former president to be retried over killing of protesters (Thursday) Egyptian court annuls previous court decision deeming Hamas a … Continue reading

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