This Week in Egypt: Week 32-2019 (Aug 5-11)


Top Headlines

  • Massive car explosion outside Egypt’s National Cancer Institute in Cairo
  • Egypt identifies perpetrator behind Monday’s car explosion
  • Egyptian security forces killed 17 jihadists after hospital attack
  • Egypt’s inflation at 4-year low of 8.7%
  • Cairo hosts delegation of Sudan Revolutionary Front
  • Egypt ‘legalizes’ over 1100 churchesbuilt without permits
  • Egypt’s banks to pay back dues of Suez Canal certificates in September

 Main Headlines

 Monday

  • Massive car explosion outside Egypt’s National Cancer Institute in Cairo
  • Deadly Cairo car bombing a “terrorist incident”, says Egypt’s president Sisi
  • Egypt says Islamist militants were behind a blast that killed at least 20 people in central Cairo

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

  • Security forces killed 17 terrorists in raids following Monday’s car bomb
  • Cairo hosts a delegation of Sudan Revolutionary Front
  • Everton fan admits racially abusing Liverpool star Mohamed Salah

Saturday

  • Pop-star Jennifer Lopez’s concert in Egypt went ahead as planned, despite calls by anti-Israel groups to scrap the show over her appearance in Israel
  • Egypt jails American “traveller”, saying she criticized the government on Facebook
  • Egypt’s banks to pay back dues of Suez Canal certificates in September
  • Egypt’s agricultural exports rise to 4.6 M tons

Sunday

Reports 

From Twitter

 

Travel

Photo Gallery

  • Jennifer Lopez rocks at her 1st concert in Egypt

 

 

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