Egyptian Aak 2016 – Week 1 ( Jan 4-10)

Top Headlines 

  • Egypt convenes parliament for the first time in three years. Sunday
  • Egyptian court upholds Mubarak jail sentence. Saturday
  • Three knifemen storm a hotel in Hurghada. Friday
  • ISIS-affiliated group claims responsibility for an attack on Giza hotel. Friday  
  • President Sisi attended Coptic Christmas mass for the second straight year. Thursday


Egypt's parliament

The first session of Egypt’s parliament was supposed to be procedural but there were heated moments. Photo via BBC 

Main Headlines








Good Reports

Good Read

Also my piece on Mohamed Sheka, the young Egyptian behind the Hurghada attack

From Twitter





Finally, here are Jason Casper’s prayers for Egypt

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2 Responses to Egyptian Aak 2016 – Week 1 ( Jan 4-10)

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