This Week in Egypt: Week 38-2017 ( Sept 18-24)


Top Headlines 

  • Irish-Egyptian Ibrahim Halawa acquitted of all charges in Fatah mosque case, expected to be released within days 
  • Egypt’s Sisi, Israel’s Netanyahu meet for first time in public
  • Trump: U.S. will consider resuming halted military aid to Egypt
  • Muslim Brotherhood’s former supreme guide Mahdi Akef dies at 89
  • Egypt jails 14 over deadly stadium stampede

 Main Headlines


  • Irish-Egyptian Ibrahim Halawa is acquitted of all charges in Fatah mosque case, expected to be released within days
  • Egyptian president Sisi is in New York this week to attend the 72nd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)
  • Cairo criminal court orders 215 defendants in ‘Helwan militant Brigades case’ to be added to the terror list
  • HRW considers Egypt’s media attacks on its report is misleading
  • Businessman Salah Diab is acquitted of unlicensed firearms charges
  • Egypt to reduce LNG imports as Zohr gas field nears production
  • Al-Azhar professor says necrophilia between spouses not a sin, sparks outrage







Good Reports

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 From Twitter



  • Fox News ‘s interview with Egypt’s Sisi


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Doctor, blogger and Commentator on Middle East issues. The only practising doctor who write in Middle Eastern politics in UK.
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