This Week in Egypt: Week 51-2017 (Dec 18-24)

Top Headlines

  • Egyptian security forces on Sunday killed nine suspected militants in a shootout in the Nile Delta province of Sharqiya
  • IS-affiliated media outlet releases video footage of al-Arish airbase attack 
  • Britain designates 2 militant groups in Egypt as terrorist organizations
  • Hundreds of Muslims assault unlicensed church south of Cairo
  • Egyptian FM will visit Ethiopia after Nile dam talks stall
  • President Sisi to decide if he will run for second term “when appropriate”
  • Despite ISIS threat, Egypt to invest in Sinai construction 

Main Headlines









Good Read

  • Democracy is not the curefor terrorism. Steven Cook
  • A dangerous pilgrimage following The Flight Into Egypt: Jesus, Mary, Joseph—and ISIS. Bel Trew
  • Needed adjustments is unlikely in US aid to Egypt.Amr Kotb

From Twitter


Finally here are Jayson Casper’s prayers for Egypt

Marry Christmas and Happy Holidays

About nervana111

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