This Week in Egypt: Week 7-2019 ( Feb 11-17)

Top Headlines

  • Egypt approves bill that means president Sisi could remain in office until 2034
  • Egyptian troops hit by deadly jihadist attack in Sinai
  • Several Egyptian troops killed or wounded in North Sinai
  • Egypt thwarts bomb attack on a security force in Giza
  • Egypt cuts benchmark rate for first time in nearly a year
  • Egypt condemns suicide bombing that targeted Iran’s Revolutionary Guard
  • Egypt: no one should obstruct use of East Med resources 
  • UAE’s Dana Gas to drill second largest Egyptian natural gas field


Main Headlines



  • Three policemen are sentenced to three years in prison over beating prisoner to death
  • An Egypt court ‘temporarily’ removes nearly 300 people from terrorism list







Good Read 

From Twitter



  • Travel guides will tell you to skip Cairo, but the Egyptian capitalis a fascinating city bursting with amazing food and culture
  • Egypt’s National libraryin Cairo, the Middle East’s oldest library, has been restored to its former glory with financial support from the United Arab Emirates

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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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