This Week in Egypt: Week 18-2020 ( April 27- May 3)

Top Headlines

  • Ten Egyptian army members were killed or wounded in a bomb attack 
  • Islamic State claims responsibility for Egypt’s Sinai attack
  • Egypt says security forces kill 18 militants in Sinai
  • Egypt announces 272 new coronavirus cases, total reaches 6,465
  • Filmmaker who mocked the Egyptian President dies in prison 

 Main Headlines


  • Egypt reports the highest single-day coronavirus death toll at 20, plus 248 new infections on Monday
  • Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church announces first-ever coronavirus cases among clergymen
  • Egypt’s Negelah quarantine hospital open despite two staff deaths from coronavirus






  • 298 new coronavirus cases reported in Egypt on Saturday; total cases surpass 6,000 surpass 6000
  • Egypt could be an unexpected winner from Lake Victoria’s water levels have surged to their highest level since 1964
  • Egypt saw no injuries, property damage from Crete earthquake
  • Filmmaker who mocked the Egyptian President dies in prison



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