Category Archives: Diary of Aak

This Week in Egypt: Week 49 ( Dec 3-9)

Top Headlines Egypt says police kill two gunmen behind November attack on Coptic Christians Italy names Egyptian police in murder student case Giulio Regeni Egypt’s Sisi inaugurates Egypt’s first arms exhibition in Cairo Egyptian court orders release of prominent Wael … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 48-2018 ( Nov 26-Dec 2 )

Top Headlines  Egypt’s Sisi receives Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Giulio Regeni: Italy names Egyptian agents as murder suspects Italian foreign minister summons Egyptian ambassador over Regeni murder Internal ISIS documents sheds light on aid Hamas gave to … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 47 (Nov 19-25)

Top Headlines Egypt and Sudan set up joint patrols against cross-border threats Court in Egypt upheld death sentences for nine people convicted of the murder of top prosecutor three years ago Well- preserved Mummified woman dating back 3,000 years is … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 46-2018 ( Nov 12- 18)

Top Headlines Egyptian police foil terrorist attack on checkpoint in North Sinai ISIS Province of Sinai‘s latest video confirms the death of its former leader; features former police and military personnel who claim to have joined the militant group in Sinai HRW: Mass arrests … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 45 ( Nov 5-11)

Top Headlines Egypt puts key members of ‘al-Jama’a al-Islamiyya’ on terror list An Egyptian court has convicted 65 suspected militants of setting up a terrorist group and declaring allegiance to the extremist Islamic State group Standard & Poor’s credit rating … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt- Week 44 (Oct 29-Nov 4)

Top Headlines  ISIS terror attack kill seven Copts in a bus ambush in Upper Egypt Egyptian security forces killed 19 Islamist militants from a cell believed to be responsible for an attack on Christians in Minya Egyptian security forces kill … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 43-2018 ( Oct 22-28)

Top Headlines Egyptian police kill 11 ‘fugitive terrorists’ in shootout in Western Desert Egypt reaches agreement between Israel and Hamas to ease violence on border Egypt’s Sisi heads to Berlinfor a four-day visit Egypt has announced that news websites and … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 42-2018 ( Oct 15-21)

Top Headlines  Egypt extends Egypt’s state of emergency for three months Putin and Sisi take Russia-Egypt relations to a “strategic level” France rejects Amnesty criticism of arms exports to Egypt Egypt’s al-Sisi to visit Sudan next week Hamas has rejected … Continue reading

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This Week In Egypt: Week 41 (Oct 8-15)

Top Headlines Libyan forces have captured one of the region’s most dangerous Islamist militants, a former Egyptian special forces officer, Hisham al-Ashmawy Egypt’s Sisi says Egypt wants terrorist El-Ashmawi to face justice on its soil Egypt Backs Saudi Arabia Over … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 40 ( Oct 1-7)

Top Headlines America’s first lady Melania visits Egypt on final stop of Africa tour Islamic State announces death of senior militant in Egypt’s Sinai Egypt commemorates 45th anniversary of 1973 Arab-Israeli War Blast at an Egyptian fuel depot kills one, … Continue reading

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