This Week in Egypt: Week 1-2018 ( Jan 1-7)


Top Headlines

  • Egypt to extend state of emergency for 3 months
  • Former Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Shafik is no longer considering running for president in this year’s election
  • Sudan recalls its ambassador from Egypt amid tensions
  • Sisi attended Christmas mass at the new Nativity of Christ Cathedral in the new administrative capital
  • Egypt garners 3 CAF titles, Mohamed Salah named best African play

 Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

 Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

  • Former Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Shafik is no longer considering running for president in this year’s election
  • Egypt refutes a New York Times’ report on tacit acceptance of Jerusalem move
  • Hot air balloon flights continue in Egypt’s Luxor, investigation still on going into Friday’s accident
  • Iraq waits for Egyptian company assistance in Iraqi reconstruction

Good Reports

Good Read

From Twitter

Sports

  • Egypt wins National team of the Year award

Plus

Finally here are Jayson Casper’s prayers for Egypt

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