This Week In Egypt: Week 39-2019 (Sept 23-28)


Top Headlines

  • Scattered anti-Sisi protests hit Egypt, as supporters stage their own rallies
  • Egypt’s president told supporters not to worry about calls for further protests against his rule on Friday
  • Prominent Egyptian activist arrested as crackdown continues
  • ISIS claims attack on Egyptian security checkpoint in Sinai
  • Egypt’s currency strengthens after Central Bank cuts interest rate
  • Egyptian stocks rise nearly 2.5% after 8 days of falls

Main Headlines

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

  • ‪Egypt braced Friday for a second weekend of protests
  • Egyptian government said it would “firmly” and “decisively” deal with any attempt to destabilize the country
  • Egypt responds to anti-Sisi protests with wave of arrests
  • Egypt arrests 6 foreigners charged of espionage in Tahrir Square
  • Egypt’s central bank cuts interest rates by 1 %

Friday

  • ‪ Scattered anti-Sisi protests hit Egypt, as supporters stage their own rallies
  • Egypt’s President Sisi returns home after participating in the UNGA
  • Egypt’s president told supporters not to worry about calls for further protests against his rule on Friday
  • Terrorist ambush in Egypt’s Sinai 7 Egyptian soldiers
  • Egypt’s Tahrir Square on lockdown as regime moves to stifles protests

Saturday

  • ISIS claims attack on Egyptian security checkpoint in Sinai
  • A tank shell fired from Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula exploded in the Israeli community of Bnei Netzarim
  • Top members of US Congress back ‘right to protest’ Egypt’s Sisi
  • Egypt says Amnesty International’s accusations are ‘biased and politicized’
  • An Egyptian court has referred the case of seven defendants facing terrorism charges to the country’s top religious authorities

Sunday

  • Egypt’s currency strengthens after Central Bank cuts interest rate
  • Amid crackdown, leading Egyptian rights activist is arrested
  • Egypt’s security forces kill 15 militants in Sinai
  • Saudi Arabia expresses full support for Egypt in its war on terrorism
  • Egypt’s FM urges to take strict actions against countries supporting terrorism in Syria
  • Israeli traveller missing in Egypt for a week, returns safely home

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