This Week in Egypt: Week 51-2018 ( Dec 17-23)


Top Headlines

  • Egyptian court acquits 43 NGO workers over 2013 illegal foreign funding’ case
  • Egypt appoints new military intelligence chief
  • Cairo court starts hearings in a case to prolong Sisi’s terms in office
  • Libyan authorities hands over 12 Egyptian children of ISIS parents to Egypt
  • Egyptian security forces kill 14 Islamist fighters in Sinai
  • Egyptian policeman referred to criminal court for murder of two Copts in Minya
  • Mo Salah garners BBC’s best African footballer award in 2018 for second time in a row

 Main Headlines

 Monday 

Tuesday

Wednesday

  • Egyptian court ordered the release of activist Amal Fathy, who was detained after criticising authorities for failing to tackle sexual harassment
  • Egypt’s Coptic Church to assign international lawyers in Jerusalem’s Deir Sultan Monastery ownership case
  • Egypt’s prosecutors summon parents of engaged underage couple

Thursday

Friday

  • Libyan authorities hands over 12 Egyptian children of ISIS parents to Egypt
  • Egypt’s military production minister signs MoU with Chinese energy company
  • Hurghada receives first Finnish flight in 6 years
  • Mo Salah garners BBC’s best African footballer award in 2018 for second time in a row

Saturday

Sunday

Good Reports

  • In Egypt, weddings get costlier as economic hardships deepen. Lena Masri

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