Egyptian Aak 2017- Week 16 ( April 17-13)

Top Headlines

  • Freed Egyptian American prisoner returns home following Trump intervention
  • American President Donald Trump welcomes freed US-Egypt prisoner Aya Hijazi to White House
  • Gunmen kill policeman in attack near Egypt’s St. Catherine’s Monastery
  • Egypt’s Sisi visits Saudi Arabia to boost ties after months of tension
  • Egyptian archaeologists unearth tomb of 18th Dynasty magistrate in Luxor

 Main Headlines



  • Gunmen kill policeman in an attack near Egypt’s St. Catherine’s Monastery in Sinai
  • Islamic State claimed attack near Egypt’s ancient St Catherine’s monastery
  • Saudi General withdrew his statement on Egyptian offer to send 40,000 conscripts to Yemen
  • Death toll from Egypt’s Palm Sunday church bombings rises to 47
  • Egypt administrative court to rule on the legal jurisdiction dispute in Tiran and Sanafir case on June 6
  • Russia grants 9 Arab countries visa-free entry; excludes Egypt
  • US dollar is stable after Easter holiday






Good Reports/Read

And my latest on Egyptian-American activist Aya Hijazi

From Twitter


In photos

  • Marsa Alam, Sharm el-Sheikh among 10 best beaches in Middle East –Trip Advisor

Finally here are Jayson Casper’s prayers for Egypt

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