Tag Archives: Morsi

Egyptian Aak 2014 – Week 50 ( Dec 8 – 14)

Main Headlines   Monday  Canadian Embassy in Cairo follows British Embassy in security shutdown Al- Qaradawi denies charges in Interpol’s arrest warrant Turkish president Erdogan criticizes Egypt for Interpol bid on Muslim scholar 33 men arrested in night-time police raid on … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2014 – Week 49 ( Dec 1-7)

Main Headlines  Monday Prosecutor-general will issue a decision on Mubarak’s release within 48 hours Rival groups ‪to protest Mubarak’s verdict this week Egypt’s Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis claims killing of US citizen in Western Desert Egyptian fighting for Islamic State dies … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2014 – Week 45 ( Nov 3- 9)

  (Leaders of Egypt, Greece, and Cyprus meet in Cairo, photo via AP) Main Headlines  Monday Egypt, Gulf Arab allies discussing anti-extremist military alliance with possible joint force Egypt’s Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis swears allegiance to Islamic State Ethiopia-Egypt trade deals … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2014 – Week 33 ( August 11-17) Rabaa Anniversary

( Photo of Cairo clashes in the anniversary of Rabaa via AP) Main Headlines  Monday HRW to release report on Rabaa, despite denial of staff’s entry into Egypt  – Egypt, Saudi Arabia seek united front against Islamist militancy across the Middle … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2014- Week 17 ( April 21-27)

Main Headlines  Monday Ex-army chief El-Sisi ahead of sole competitor Sabahi before presidential race 26,000 tourists arrive in Egypt on Easter Sunday despite Euro travel alerts Clashes erupt at SAC protest at Al-Azhar dorms Two police officers, conscript killed in … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2014 – Week 15 ( April 7-13)

Main Headlines  Monday Egypt court upholds jailing of leading pro-democracy activists Egypt court sentences four gay men to prison Egypt arrests Islamistclose to Al-Qaeda’s Zawahiri Egypt political parties and activists request open lists in parliamentary polls Egypt to announce renaissance … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2014- Week 12 ( Mar 17-23)

Main Headlines  Monday Egypt military chief reshuffles commanders Mohamed al-Shahat appointed chief of Egypt’s second field army Egypt court rejects request to replace judge in Morsi’s trial Egypt’s Presidential Election Commision issues regulations for upcoming polls Interim president Mansour: Egypt … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2014. Week 9 ( Feb 24- Mar2)

Main Headlines  Monday Egypt interim government resigns unexpectedly Seven Egyptian Christians found shot execution-style on Libyan beach Egypt starts talks with NATOover cooperation to confront terrorism Egyptian court confirms Brotherhood terrorist label Rassd News journalists referred to military court for leaking … Continue reading

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Egypt’s new buffer government

(Photo of Egypt’s new PM by Khaled Kandil / Associated Press / November 24, 2013) The culture of rumors and speculations in Egypt can tempt us to abandon our logical thinking. Take, for example, the resignation of Beblawi’s government—this was a move that took … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2014 Week 8 ( Feb17-23)

Monday Suicide bomber is likely behind the tourist attack near the Taba border Sinai-based militants claim responsibility for tourist bus blast Excursions to St. Catherine Monastery are halted after Sinai bombing Shocked South Koreans in Egyptian Hospital after deadly bus … Continue reading

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