This Week in Egypt: Week 6-2019 ( Feb 4-10)

Top Headlines 

  • Al-Azhar’s Imam calls on Muslims in the Middle East to ’embrace’ Christians
  • Pope and grand imam sign historic pledge of fraternity in UAE
  • Egypt’s Sisi is elected new chairman of African Union
  • Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan discuss Renaissance Dam issue in Addis Ababa
  • Strongly felt but muted opposition to Egypt’s constitution changes
  • Eight Turkish police are suspended after deporting Egyptian fugitive to Cairo 
  • An Egyptian court orders release of satirist blogger Shady Abu Zeid



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Good Read

  • Why FGM and population growth go hand in hand. Aleksander Bodiroza


  • Full Text of Abu Dhabi Document on Human Fraternity for World Peace and Living Together
  • Joint Statement on Syria


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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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