Egyptian Aak 2015 – Week 33 ( August 10 – 16)

Top Headlines

  • President Sisi establishes economic zone around the Suez Canal. (Tuesday)
  • Islamic State’s Egyptian ally says it beheads a Croatian hostage. (Wednesday)
  • Egyptian military aircraft crashed near the border with Libya. (Thursday)
  • Minimal protests to mark Rabaa anniversary. (Friday)
  • Egyptian military sources deny BBC report on trial of 26 officers plotting a coup. (Sunday)

Main Headlines








 Good Reports

Good Read


  • Has the tomb of Queen Nefertiti finally been found?
  • Iconic Egyptian actor Nour El-Sherif leaves legacy spanning 4 decades
  • Egypt’s scorching heat wave kills orangutan at Giza’s Zoo
  • Egyptian swimmer Farida Osman eyes 100m butterfly glory at Rio Olympics
  • Guided tour of Al-Manial Palace and the Andalusian Garden in Cairo
  • Nahla El-Qodsy, wife of Egypt’s late iconic musician Mohamed Abdel-Wahab dies

From Twitter

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Finally, here are Jayson Casper’s prayers for Egypt

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1 Response to Egyptian Aak 2015 – Week 33 ( August 10 – 16)

  1. Reblogged this on Mark Geoffrey Kirshner and commented:
    from JaysenCasper s Prayer for Egypt: “Some memories are selective others choose 2 forget Two responses are necessary & seem purposefully ignored #Accountability & #Forgiveness.


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