Egyptian Aak 2016 – Week 17 April 25-May 1



April 25 Protests

Photo of anti-Sisi protests in Egypt – via Tahrir Institute

Top Headlines

  • Protests against President Fattah el-Sisi broken up with tear gas. Monday
  • Egypt puts on trial 237 activists for protests against Sis. Saturday
  • Egypt’s Nour Al-Sherbini becomes youngest ever-female squash world champion. Saturday
  • Egypt’s police arrest two journalists wanted “for incitement.” Sunday

 Main Headlines






  • Normalising Rome-Cairo relations depends on ‘serious Egypt collaboration’ on Regeni: Italian FM
  • The “Front to Defend Egyptian Protesters” states there have been more than 1,000 detentions between April 15-27
  • Egypt expresses ‘deep concern’ over civilian casualties in Syria
  • Lawyers Syndicate to represent protesters detained during recent protests
  • Egypt Air asks customers to arrive early at ports due to the postponement of daylight savings time in Egypt
  • Suez Canal industrial zone attracts 15 Russian companies
  • Egyptian central bank keeps key interest rates unchanged



 Egypt’s Nour El-Sherbini wins the 2016 World Squash Championship for Women 

Photo via Ahram



 Good Reports

Good Read

From Twitter




  • Leading rights activist Gamal Eid warns of unknown future for NGOs in Egypt. Amr Eltohamy for Al-Monitor


Finally here are Jayson Casper’s prayers for Egypt


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5 Responses to Egyptian Aak 2016 – Week 17 April 25-May 1

  1. Pingback: Egyptian Aak 2016 – Week 17 April 25-May 1 — Nervana | Ned Hamson's Second Line View of the News

  2. You are very professional: Nervana and I like your style.


  3. babaji301 says:

    Reblogged this on worldpoet546 and commented:
    Petra Hermans for Nervana
    Netherlands, May 2, 2016


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