This Week in Egypt: Week 43- 2017 (Oct 23-29)

Top headlines

  • Egypt’s Sisi orders security reshuffle after attacks
  • Egypt’s Sisi appoints new chief-of-staff of the Armed Forces
  • Pentagon officials announced a $64 million contract New mobile surveillance system for Egypt’s
  • France’s Macron stresses security, not rights, with Egyptian leader Sisi 
  • Copts call for action over church closures in southern Egypt
  • MP drafts homophobic law to jail LGBT people or ‘promoters’ in Egypt


Egypt's new chief of staff

Photo via Mada Maar








Good Reports

Good Read


  • “We have imprisoned no political activists”, Egypt’s Sisi tells France 24

From Twitter



Finally here are Jayson Casper’s prayers for Egypt


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1 Response to This Week in Egypt: Week 43- 2017 (Oct 23-29)

  1. nedhamson says:

    Reblogged this on Ned Hamson's Second Line View of the News and commented:
    Beginning to wonder who is asking questions whether a new approach is needed to deal with internal terrorism… or is no one asking?


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