This Week in Egypt – Week 36-2017 ( Sept 4-10)

Top Headlines

  • Bright Star’ military drills kick off between Egypt and US
  • HRW condemns Egypt ‘assembly line of torture’, government denies allegations
  • Egypt blocks HRW site after torture report is released
  • Egypt announces the discovery of a 3,500-year old pharaonic tomb belonging to a royal goldsmith
  • Egypt inflation dips in August from record highs


Main Headlines



  • Bodies of 16 migrants found in Libya’s eastern desert near border with Egypt
  • Egypt, China sign agreements to fund a new electric train
  • Reporters without Borders say Egyptian intelligence services extend control over media
  • Egypt’s first lady makes first international appearance at BRICS
  • Ethiopia faces worst drought in years as millions at risk






Good Reports

Good Read

 From Twitter


  • Former commander of joint operations Qashqoush on resumption of Egypt- US military exercises.


Finally here are Jayson Casper’s prayers for Egypt


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