This Week in Egypt: Week 2-2019 (7-13)

Top Headlines 

  • US Pompeo visits Egypt, give a speech in American University, and visit newly-opened Cathedral and Mosque
  • Egypt deports German of Egyptian origin for attempting to join Daesh terrorist elements in Sinai
  • Egyptian activist Ahmed Douma sentenced to 15 years on 2011 violence charges
  • Egypt’s Al-Azhar university expels female student for hugging male friend
  • Egypt settles $39 million dispute with Mercedes-Benz importer
  • Egypt’s inflation drops to 11.1% in December
  • Egyptian-American Rami Malek wins Golden Globe for Best Actor

Main Headlines










  • Six years after completion, Israel’s border fence has transformed the south with Egypt. JNS
  • Egypt hopes US PR firm can brighten its dismal image. Khalid Hassan

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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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