This Week in Egypt: Week 15 ( April 8-14)


Top Headlines

  • Egypt’s Sisi visits Washington
  • Trump taps diplomatic veteran Jonathan Cohen to be ambassador to Egypt
  • US pledges sanctions on Egypt if purchasing of Russian fighter S-35 jets occurs
  • Egypt’s president meets Libyan commander Haftar in Cairo
  • Egyptparliament to vote Tuesday on constitutional changes
  • IMF gives Egypt economic reform program a thumb up 

 Main Headlines

 Monday 

Tuesday

  • Egypt’s Sisi visits Washington
  • Trump says Egyptian President doing a ‘great job’ despite human rights abuse claims
  • Egypt’s non-petroleum exports to the United States increased by 15 percent
  • In meeting with KushnerEgypt’s Sisi urges int’l community to end suffering in occupied Palestinian territory
  • Seven people, including three civilians, were killed and 26 civilians were injured in a suicide bombing near a marketplace in North Sinai
  • Egyptian author seeks UN intervention to end his ‘persecution’

Wednesday

  • IMF gives Egypt economic reform program a thumb up
  • Egyptian cabinet dismisses reports that new law allows random street drug tests

Thursday

  • US Pledges sanctions on Egypt if purchasing of Russian fighter jets occurs
  • Egypt says security forces kill 11 militants in Sinai
  • Iran welcomes Egypt’s reported withdrawal from ‘Arab NATO’ plan
  • El-Sisi arrived in the Ivory Coast early in the first ever visit by an Egyptian president to the West African country

Friday

  • Host Egypt get favorable African Nations Cup draw
  • Russian belly danceris sentenced for a year in prison for ‘inciting debauchery’ in Egypt after she was filmed performing in a nightclub on a Nile boat
  • Weak purchasing power accompanied by a boycott campaign caused car sales to fall iin Egypt

Saturday

Sunday

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