This Week in Egypt: Week 19 – 2018 ( may 7-13)


Top Headlines 

  • Egypt’s credit rating is upgraded by S&P Global Ratings
  • Outrage erupts and protesters were arrested over Cairo metro price hike
  • No tangible results achieved in recent Addis Ababa tripartite meeting
  • Egypt follows with “great concern” developments of US withdrawal from Iran deal
  • Egypt’s Supreme State Security Prosecution says number of Wilayat Sinai terrorists received training in Syria and Iraq
  • Egyptian pop-singer Sherine acquitted on charges of ‘offending Egypt’ over Nile water comment

 Main Headlines

 Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

  • Egypt follows with great concern developments of US withdrawal from Iran deal
  • Egypt’s Supreme State Security Prosecution says number of Wilayat Sinai terrorists received training in Syria and Iraq
  • Water politics: Museveni invites Egypt’s president to visit the source of the Nile.
  • An Egyptian doctor is dismissed and sentenced to one year in prison over disagreement with local prosecutor
  • Egypt’s irrigation minister heads to South Sudan to discuss water cooperation
  • Egypt approves oil exploration deal with Italy’s Eni, Egyptian firm Tharwa off northern Sinai coast
  • Egyptian pop singer Sherine is acquitted on charges of ‘offending Egypt’ over Nile water comment

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Good Reports 

From Twitter

 

 

Sports

  • Egypt’s Mo Salahbreaks Premier League scoring record as Liverpool secure Champions League football

 Video

Plus

  • Archaeologists find remains of Roman-era templein Egypt dates back to the 2nd century reign of Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius

Finally here are Jayson Casper’s prayers for Egypt

 

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