This Week in Egypt: Week 42-2018 ( Oct 15-21)


Top Headlines 

  • Egypt extends Egypt’s state of emergency for three months
  • Putin and Sisi take Russia-Egypt relations to a “strategic level”
  • France rejects Amnesty criticism of arms exports to Egypt
  • Egypt’s al-Sisi to visit Sudan next week
  • Hamas has rejected an Egyptian request to stop Gaza border protests
  • The Egyptian army said that 450 jihadists are estimated to have been killed in its eight-month offensive in Sinai

 Main Headlines

 Monday

Tuesday

  • Russia’s Putin receives Egypt’s Sisi in Sochi, hold informal talks ahead of official meeting
  • ‘I believe Russian flights will return to more Egyptian cities soon,’ Egypt’s Sisi
  • Egypt extends Egypt’s state of emergency for three months
  • The Egyptian army said that 450 jihadists are estimated to have been killed in its eight-month offensive in Sinai
  • Egypt has been exerting efforts to achieve rapprochement between rival Libyan parties
  • Egypt warns against politicisingGamal Khashoggi case: Presidency
  • Egypt’s grand mufti calls for modernising fatwasmodernising fatwas to combat extremist ideas

Wednesday

  • Hamas leader Abu Marzouk expressed “regret” over the cancellation of a planned visit by Abbas Kamel, head of Egypt’s General Intelligence Force
  • The LNG regasification vessel Egypt was renting for the past years is set to leave, as the country is no longer dependent of gas imports

Thursday

 Friday

Saturday

Sunday 

Good Reports

From Twitter

 

Interview

Plus

  • An Egyptian man presses charges against his wife for FGM of their two daughters. Women can be the enemy of women rights
  • First successful trial run for Cairo underground extension in Heliopolis
  • Ministers, ambassadors to attend ceremony marking Ramses II statue sun alignment
  • Tattoos are discovered on Egypt’s 3,000-year-old female mummy
  • Return to Egypt revives memories of desert battle for British veterans.

 

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