This Week n Egypt: Week 30 ( July 23 -29)

Top Headlines

  • US releases $195M in military aid to Egypt that was previously withheld
  • Tweets scorn Egypt’s Sisi in renewed online criticism
  • Egypt seeks 75 death sentences over 2013 sit-in
  • U.N. award-winning photographer awaits verdict in Egypt terrorism trial
  • Egypt’s budget deficit falls to less than 10 percent for the first time since 2011
  • Cairo zoo denies painting a donkey and passing it off as a zebra
  • Egyptian authority investigates Coptic Church Bishop found dead in a monastery

 Main Headlines



  • Siemens hails electricity project in Egypt, says it’s “never been done before”
  • Egypt’s Mohamed Salah is shortlistedfor ‘the best’ FIFA player award
  • Egypt’s Prisons Authority on Monday released 683 prisoners after the Tahya Misr Fund helped clear their debts






Good Reports

Good Read

  • Samuel Tadros’s testimony in US’s Foreign Affair Committee on Egypt


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