Egyptian Aak 2017- Week 17 (April 24-30)

Pope ad Al-Azhar BBC

Pope Francis with Al-Azhar Grand Imam – via BBC

Top Headlines

  • Pope Francis visits Egypt to promote “unity and fraternity”
  • Egypt’s Coptic pope signs agreement with Pope Francis on baptism recognition
  • A Swiss court ordered Egyptian naturalgas companies to pay Israel $2 billion in fines for breach of previous contract
  • IMF delegation to review Egypt’s austerity program
  • Province of Sinai claims responsibility for attack targeting Tarabin tribesmen
  • Cairo slams US senate hearing suggesting a ‘review’ of aid to Egypt

 Main Headlines








Good Reports

Good Read

  • Pope Francis scores on multiple fronts as visit to Egypt ends. Gerard O’Connell

From Twitter


Finally here are Jayson Casper’s prayers for Egypt

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