Tag Archives: Morsi

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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Egyptian Aak 2014. Week 7 ( Feb10-16)

Photo of the Taba’s explosion via Reuters Main headlines Monday Al-Jazeera crew referred to criminal court for inciting against Egypt Six political groups to hold conference demanding release of political detainees EU ambassador: We want Egypt to succeed Pro- Morsi … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak. Week 6 ( Feb 3-9)

(Hamdeen Sabbahi, Egypt’s presidential candidate) Main Headlines Monday Military airstrikes kill 30 militants in North Sinai Disturbing camera phone video shows foreign journalists detained in Egypt Egypt’s quick-fix minimum wage hike fails to calm workers German TV to give Egypt … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak. Week 5 ( Jan27-Feb 2)

Main Headlines Monday General Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi promoted to Field Marshal‪ Egypt’s SCAF empowers Field Marshal El-Sisi to run for president Deputy PM Ziad Bahaaeddin resigns Egypt releases Libyan militiaman Hadia after 5 kidnapped Egyptian diplomats let go Forensics: 62 dead … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2014. Week 4 (Jan 20-26)

Main Headlines Monday EU approves ‘largely orderly’ vote on constitution – April 6 vows to escalate protests if activists are not freed Foreign Ministry says communication over frozen membership of African Union is ongoing Strong Egypt party: The revolution’s constitution … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak. Week 3 ( Jan 13 -19)

  (Photo from Egypt’s referendum via  Daily News Egypt)  Main Headlines  Monday 15% turnout by expats in Egypt’s constitution referendum Pro-Morsi coalition says has “lost a new round” after a low turnout in overseas voting Egypt Strong Party to boycott‪the … Continue reading

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