This Week in Egypt: Week 39-2017 (Sept 25-Oct1)

Top Headlines

  • Egyptian air force strikes arms convoy at Egypt’s western border with Libya 
  • Libya arrested perpetrators of beheading of 21 Copts in 2015
  • Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide sentenced to life in prison in ‘Beni Suef riots’ case
  • Egyptian police arrested seven people on Monday after they were seen raising a rainbow flag at a concert
  • IMF: Egypt has made a “good start” to its reform programme despite a deeper-than-expected currency depreciation
  • Egypt Air to suspends flights to and from Erbil airport from Friday
  • Egyptian militant group claims attack on Myanmar embassy in Cairo
  • Coptic church organizes ‘Volcano of Homosexuality’ conference


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Good Reports

Good Read

From Twitter


  • Lebanon’s Ziad Doueiri talks about his new film The Insult after El-Gouna Egyptian premiere
  • Hurghada receives 133,000 tourists in September, , Germans rank first on the list
  • Menasche Synagogue in Alexandria to be added to Egypt’s heritage list
  • US Congress considers awarding its Gold Medal to late President Anwar Sadat’s name in 2018
  • Azhar professor suggests imposing tax on dog owners
  • American actress Vanessa Williams visits Giza Pyramids

Finally here are Jayson Casper’s prayers for Egypt

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