This Week in Egypt: Week 36 -2018 ( Sept 3-9)

Top Headlines

  • Egypt sentences hundreds over 2013 pro-Morsi protests, including 75 to death
  • An Egyptian Man was arrested after backpack ignites near U.S. embassy in Cairo
  • Egypt’s foreign debt rises to $92.64 bln at end-June
  • Egyptian church suspends one monk for a year and permanently expels another
  • Egyptian Armed Forces launch first Gowind-class Corvette made in Egypt
  • Egypt is fined $2 billion over natural gas dispute
  • Cairo court reduces sentence for Lebanese Mona Mazbouh to suspended jail term
  • Egypt nears completion of its $1billion transport link under the Suez Canal that will reduce travel time from several hours to four minutes

 Main Headlines








 Good Reports

Good Read

  • Imprisoned in Egypt for his writing, Ahmed Naji is finally free. Y Z Chin

From Twitter


  • Egypt’s Salah competes with Modric and Ronaldo for “FIFA Men’s Player” award
  • Egypt turned on the style in their first match under Javier Aguirre, recording a comprehensive 6-0 home win over Niger



About nervana111

Doctor, blogger and Commentator on Middle East issues. The only practising doctor who write in Middle Eastern politics in UK.
This entry was posted in Diary of Aak, Egypt and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

1 Response to This Week in Egypt: Week 36 -2018 ( Sept 3-9)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s