This Week in Egypt: Week 12- 2018 ( March 19-25)

Top Headlines

  • Two policemen were killed as bomb blast misses Egypt’s Alexandria security director
  • Egyptians to vote tomorrow, Sisi re-election guaranteed
  • In a televised interview, Sisi Sisi says he wanted more challengers in Egyptian election
  • Egypt’s Sisi visits air base in North Sinai
  • Qatar designates IS affiliate ‘Sinai Province’ as a terrorist group
  • Egypt and Gulf countries perform joint military training in Saudi Arabia
  • Egyptian version of facebook launched as ‘Egypt Face’ 


Sisi Sinai

Photo via Ahram

Main Headlines


  • Egypt’s Sisi calls on Egyptians to ‘make their voices heard’ in upcoming presidential election
  • Egypt and Sudan form cooperation mechanisms to overcome bilateral differences
  • Court of Cassation issues final acquittal for Mubarak-era culture minister Farouk Hosni
  • Egypt’s Sisi and Cyprus president Anastasiades discuss bilateral relations in a phone call
  • Egypt government approves 2018-19 state budget, aiming at 5.8% GDP growth







Good Reports 


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Finally here are Jayson Casper’s prayers for Egypt

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