This Week in Egypt: Week 10-2019 ( March 4-10)

Top Headlines 

  • Six Egyptians are killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash
  • Egypt’s Sisi appoints close military ally as transport minister
  • Egyptian photojournalist Shawkan is released after five years in prison
  • Malaysia deports 6 Egyptians allegedly affiliated with Ansar al-Sharia radical group to Cairo
  • Egypt’s annual urban consumer price inflation increased to 14.4 percent in February
  • Egypt destroys nine tunnels near Gaza border
  • Fears for transgender Egyptian woman held in men’s prison


Main Headlines




  • Egyptian activists and media are targeted by phishing attacks – Amnesty
  • Egyptian authorities have arrested another five people over deadly train crash
  • Egypt’s PM urges stiffer penalties against drug abuse by government employees
  • Egyptian delegation calls on UNHRC to investigate ‘Qatari aid of terrorism’ in Libya
  • Arab foreign ministers meet in Cairo





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