Egyptian Aak 2016 – Week 49 ( Dec 5- 11)


Top Headlines 

  • Bomb kills 25 at Egypt’s main Coptic Christian Cathedral
  • Three days of mourning after the Cathedral attack
  • World governments condemn church bombing in Egypt
  • Bomb blast kills 6 policemen in Giza’s Haram district
  • Militant group Hassm claims responsibility for Giza bombing

 

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 (Photo from today attack on Coptic Cathedral by Tarek Wajeh)

 Main Headlines

 Monday

 Tuesday

 Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

 Saturday 

  • Egyptian court rejects appeal by Islamist militant Adel Habara over his death sentence
  • IMF: Egypt’s new import tariffs not a condition for $12 billion loan
  • Egypt recovers 7 artifacts from the US, Switzerland and UAE
  • Sisi attends first follow-up meeting to annual National Youth Conference

 Sunday

Good report

Good read

  • An Egyptian court just struck down part of a repressive new law. Here’s what that means. Nathan Brown and Amr Hamzaway

From Twitter

Photo Gallery

Plus

  • HRC Global released a Global Spotlight on Egypt highlighting the persecution and harassment of LGBTQ people in Egypt by both the state and society.
  • Statues of lioness goddess Sekhmet unearthed in Luxor

Finally here are Jayson Casper’s prayers for Egypt

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One Response to Egyptian Aak 2016 – Week 49 ( Dec 5- 11)

  1. nedhamson says:

    Reblogged this on Ned Hamson's Second Line View of the News and commented:
    If you are not my brand, I can kill you! Criminal, not religious

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