This Week in Egypt: Week 29-2017 (July 18-23)

Top Headlines

  • Egypt urges Israel to immediately stop violence in Jerusalem
  • Largest Military Base in the Middle East Opens in Egypt
  • Egypt, Saudi Arabia deny revising 13 demands for Qatar
  • Egypt ends visa-free entry for Qataris
  • 8 suspected Hasm militants were killed in Egypt shootout

 Main Headlines







  • Moody says IMF review is ‘credit positive’ for Egypt
  • Egypt’s Sisi inaugurates the largest military base in the Middle East west of Alexandria
  • Egypt court sentences 28 to death over the 2015 killing of Egypt’s top prosecutor
  • Egypt and Jordan seek to persuade Israel to remove Temple Mount metal detectors


Good Reports

  • Egypt faces water insecurity as Ethiopian mega-dam starts filling. Climate Home
  • Egypt-backed power-sharing deal between former foes taking shape in Gaza. Fares Akram and Mohamed Daraghmeh
  • Copts and Egypt’s national game. Mai Shams El-Din
  • Anger on Warraq Island after government demolishes homes demolishes homes. Zeinab El-Gundy and Passant Gemeay
  • Fatwa on the go: Egypt’s Al-Azhar sets up shop in Cairo metro. Shahira Amin
  • Egypt’s poorest risk death for promise of work in Libya. Mahmoud Mourad


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