This Week in Egypt: Week 46-2018 ( Nov 12- 18)


Top Headlines

  • Egyptian police foil terrorist attack on checkpoint in North Sinai
  • ISIS Province of Sinai‘s latest video confirms the death of its former leader; features former police and military personnel who claim to have joined the militant group in Sinai
  • HRW: Mass arrests of Lawyers and activists in Egypt
  • Hamas and Egypt ensure a tone-down Friday’s protest in Gaza
  • Egypt has sentenced an alleged Islamic State supporter to death for killing an 82-year-old Christian doctor in Cairo
  • An Egyptian woman says she married Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi  in a religious ceremony in the United States this year
  • 41 countries to take part in Egypt’s first Defence Expo EDEX 2018

 

Main Headlines

 Monday

  • Egyptian police foil terrorist attack on checkpoint in North Sinai
  • Egypt’s Sisi arrives in Palermo for conference on the Libyan crisis
  • Former Menoufiya governor is sentenced to 10 years in prison for bribery
  • Former Egyptian football star Aboutrikais sentenced to one year in prison for tax evasion

Tuesday 

Wednesday

  • ISIS Province of Sinai’s latest video confirms the death of its former leader; features former police and military personnel who claim to have joined the militant group in Sinai
  • Egyptian parliament spokesman denounces comments by Kuwaiti MP about Egypt’s immigration minister
  • Egypt, US discuss boosting partnership in oil and gas fields

Thursday

Friday

Saturday 

  • Egypt has sentenced an alleged Islamic State supporter to death for stabbing and killing an 82-year-old Christian doctor in Cairo
  • Egypt’s Sisi attends funeral services for police officer hero Satea El-Noemany
  • Egypt PM forms committee tasked with preparing amendments for the NGO law
  • Egypt’s Armed Forces Chief of Staff heads to China for military cooperation committee meetings
  • Court adjourns Strong Egypt Party head Abul Fotouh appeal in terrorism listing case to January
  • 41 countries to take part in Egypt’s first Defence Expo EDEX 2018
  • Remittances from Egyptians abroad rose 20.4 percent year-on-year in September to $1.8 billion

Sunday

Good Reports 

Good Read

From Twitter

Plus

  • Buried treasure: Previously unknown stories by literary giant Naguib Mahfouz to be published
  • Echoes from the past: The voices of Egypt’s WWI soldiers

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