Egyptian Aak 2017- Week 13 ( March 27-April 2)


Top Headlines

  • Egypt’s Sisi to arrive in Washington Saturday, meet Trump Monday
  • Egyptian MPs in Washington to rally support against Muslim Brotherhood in Congress circles
  • Rival campaigns mount ahead of President Sisi’s visit to the US
  • Sisi and King Salman exchange invitations to respective countries on sidelines of Jordan summit
  • Egypt court voids ruling halting transfer of islands to Saudi Arabia
  • CPJ denounces Egypt’s continuous detention of journalists
  • Egypt lowers customs exchange rate to 16.5 pounds/dollar in April
  • Cairo, Berlin sign agreement on allowing German civil ‪society to resume work in Egypt
  • Egypt judges voice strong objections to draft law regulating appointment of heads of judicial bodies

 Main Headlines

Monday

Tuesday 

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

  • Egypt’s Sisi to arrive in Washington Saturday, meet Trump Monday
  • Egypt lowers customs exchange rate to 16.5 pounds/dollar in April
  • Cairo, Berlin sign agreement on allowing German civil society to resume work in Egypt
  • Israeli tourists are ignoring warning of terror attacks in Egypt’s Sinai
  • Belgium reissues Egypt travel advice: Sharm not included in Sinai warning
  • CPJ denounces Egypt’s continuous detention of journalists
  • Six men have been arrested in Egypt’s Sharqiya after mob harasses a woman
  • Egypt’s Suez Canal records 1.7% revenue increase in March

Saturday

 Sunday

Good Reports

Good Read

  • Can Trump cut a deal with Egypt? Eric Trager
  • President Trump talks terror with Egypt’s Sisi. David Schenker
  • Egypt goes from bad to worse: Under President Sisi, the nation longs for the good old days of Mubarak. Steven Cook

And my thoughts on Egypt’s Sisi visit to Washington

From Twitter

Interview

  • On the run: An interview with Egyptian atheist Sherif Gaber

Book Review

Plus

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Doctor, blogger and Commentator on Middle East issues
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