This Week in Egypt: Week 47-2019 ( Nov 18-24)

Top Headlines 

  • The office of Mada Masr was raided by security, four of the website’s staff have been detained and later released
  • Egypt wins Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations
  • Egyptian exile who sparked protests launches opposition movement
  • Egypt to send its first communication satellite into orbit
  • Egyptian animal mummies showcased at Saqqara near Cairo

 Main Headlines





  • Egypt to send its first communication satellite into orbit
  • Egypt and Sudan accept Ethiopia’s proposal to start filling GERD in June 2020, Ethiopian negotiator says
  • Son of Egypt’s former president Mubarak says his mother and former first lady is ill
  • Presidential decree approves establishing German International University of Applied Sciences in Egypt’s New Administrative Capital



  • A large cache of mummified animals found in an ancient Egyptian necropolis have been displayed for the first time near the capital Cairo
  • Egypt signs $430-million natural-gas deal at investment forum
  • Independent Egyptian media outlet Mada Masr says its editor is detained



From Twitter



  • National Geographic selects Egypt among best trips for 2020


  • Levantine Foundation to hold a symposium in Cairo on Deir al-Serian’s manuscripts

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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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