Egyptian Aak 2017- Week 19 ( May 8- 14)

Top Headlines

  • IMF reaches staff level agreement for second loan installment to Egypt
  • Thomas Cook cancels hundreds of flights to Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt on Foreign Office guidance
  • Egypt’s Sisi receives an invite to upcoming Riyadah Trump summit
  • Egyptian armed forces foils attempt to smuggle arms through Libyan border
  • Egyptian Muslim Cleric who called Christians ‘unbelievers’ to face trial for contempt of religion
  • Egypt ‘uncovers 3700 year-old burial chamber of a Pharoah’s daughter
  • Mubarak-era interior minister Habib al-Adly escapes arrest  

Main Headlines








Good Reports

  • Where does the government stand in implementing terms of IMF loan agreement? Osman El-Sharnoubi
  • Nabil Saber: A displaced Copt killed over a stamp. Basma Mostafa
  • Egypt sees recent archaeological findings as a blessing for a struggling economy. Sudarsan Raghavan

Good Read

  • Do it, Mr. President!.. and don’t run for a second term. Mai Azzam
  • The IMF is neither the problem nor the solution. Amr Adly




Finally here are Jayson Casper’s prayers for Egypt

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