Egyptian Aak 2017- Week 8 ( Feb 20-26)

Top Headlines

  • Egypt’s Coptic Christians flee Sinai after deadly attacks
  • The top commander of American military operations in the Middle East says that the US wants to resume major military exercise with Egypt
  • UK’s Boris Johnson visits Egypt
  • Egypt is annoyed as Britain continues suspension of flights
  • Court clears Mubarak’s chief of staff from illicit gains charges
  • Egyptian court rejects former top auditor Geneina’s appeal against dismissal
  • Sisi and Merkel will inaugurate Siemens power plants’ first phase


Christian families from Al-Arish in the North Sinai Governorate arrive at the Evangelical Church in Ismailia

Coptic families leaving Al-Arish- Via Rueters

Main Headlines








Good Reports

  • Anger and desperation accompany Copts from their homes in Arish to Ismailia. Karoline Kamel
  • Seeking to secure Sinai, Egypt builds closer ties with Hamas. Lin Noueihed and Nidal al-Mughrabi
  • The honeymoon period for Egypt’s pound may be nearing an end. Ahmed Namatalla and Ahmed Feteha
  • Egyptian activist Ahmed Maher is out of prison, but he is still only half free. Hamza Hendawi

Good Read

From Twitter



Finally, here are Jayson Casper’s prayers for Egypt

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