Category Archives: Egypt

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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This Week in Egypt: Week 39-2018 ( Sept 24-30)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi and Israel Netanyahu discuss peace process in New York  An Egyptian court orders retrial of Muslim Brotherhood leader Egypt and Israel energy companies sign $518m deal to buy control of gas exports pipeline Egypt ceases imports … Continue reading

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Twitter Thread: NYT David Kirkpatrick and Egypt’s Copts

Journalist and International correspondent for the New York Times has recently wrote an article in Church Times about Egypt’s Copts and their relationship with the Egyptian President Sisi. The article was full of disputed ideas that were promptly addressed by Samuel Tadros, … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 38 ( Sept 17-23)

Top Headlines Egypt court orders release of ex-president Mubarak’s sons Egypt presents new plan to return control of Gaza to PA Austria urges EU to launch migrant talks with Egypt Trump to meet Israel, Egypt, Japan leaders during a gathering … Continue reading

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This Week in Egyp: Week 37 ( Sept-10-16)

Top Headlines Egypt arrests ex-President Mubarak’s sons for embezzlement Germany’s DW: Sex allegations against ex-staffer is credible Egypt’s prosecutor-general: Death of two British tourists in Hurghada caused by E. coli Bacteria France presses close ally Egypt to suspend mass death … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 36 -2018 ( Sept 3-9)

Top Headlines Egypt sentences hundreds over 2013 pro-Morsi protests, including 75 to death An Egyptian Man was arrested after backpack ignites near U.S. embassy in Cairo Egypt’s foreign debt rises to $92.64 bln at end-June Egyptian church suspends one monk … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 35 (Aug 27-Sept 2)

Top Headlines Ethiopian PM and Egyptian President Hold Talks In Beijing Egypt’s Sisi appoints Major General Sherif Seif El-Din Hussein as new head of the country’s anti-corruption authority Egypt‘s Sisi ratifies law to clamp down on social media Manal Mikhail … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 34 ( August 20-26)

Top Headlines  4 police officers and 4 militants were killed in an attack in North Sinai’s Al-Arish ISIS claims responsibility for Sinai’s Al-Arish attack Egypt’s FM and intelligence chief head to Ethiopia to discuss Renaissance Dam Holidaymakers to be evacuated … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 33 ( August 13-19)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi ratifies law tightening control over websites Egypt prosecution refers killers of Bishop Epiphanius to criminal court Egyptian president Sisi meets Saudi King Salman in Neom City Egypt’s central bank keeps interest rates unchanged Israeli official confirms head … Continue reading

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