This Week in Egypt: Week 37-2017 ( Sept 11-17)

Top Headlines

  • Militants attacked a security convoy in Egypt’s Sinai, killing at least 18 policemen
  • Two Egyptian soldiers, 5 militants killed in North Sinai shootout in North Sina
  • Egypt’s Court of Cassation upholds ousted president Morsi’s life sentence
  • Egypt detains lawyer investigating enforced disappearances

 Main Headlines





  • Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia experts meet Thursday to discuss Nile dam studies to discuss Nile dam
  • Egypt and Italy sign joint training to combat organized crime, illegal immigration


  • Trump to meet Sisi, Abbas and Jordan’s King Abdullah at UNGA in New York
  • Egypt new ambassador to Italy heads to Rome
  • Fatah delegation arrives in Cairo to discuss Palestinian reconciliation
  • Military drills between Saudi and Egyptian air forces is underway


  • Egypt’s Court of Cassation upholds ousted president Morsi‘s life sentence over “Qatar document leak”
  • Preliminary death sentences for 7 members ISIS affiliate charged with participating in the beheading of 21 Egyptians in Libya
  • Hamas to open an office in Cairo for security coordination
  • Fresh round of negotiations between army and Warraq residents


Good Reports

Good Read

From Twitter



  • Director Amr Salama’s movie Sheikh Jackson has been nominated to represent Egypt in the foreign films section at the next Oscars 2018
  • Egyptian woman to sue father over ‘unprecedented staleness,’ lack of tenderness
  • Cairo’s white taxi drivers enter digital world launching “WhatsApp taxi”

Finally here are Jayson Casper’s prayers for Egypt

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