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Egyptian Aak 2017- Week 3 ( Jan 16- 22)

Top Headlines Egypt court upholds ruling halting transfer of islands to Saudi Arabia Egypt extends participation in the Saudi-led coaltion in Yemen 8 policemen killed, at least 3 injured in armed attack on Western Desert checkpoint IMF says Egypt is … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2017- Week 1 ( Jan 2-8)

Top Headlines Al- Sisi pledges to construct large church in the new capital Fearful Egypt’s Copts mark Christmas after church bombing April 6′ youth movement co-founder Ahmed Maher is released from prison   The Egyptian pound strengthened slightly at banks as … Continue reading

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Saudi Clerics and Christmas

In an interview last November, Saudi cleric Khaled Al-Felaij said Muslims are forbidden from greeting Christians and Jews on their holidays. He labeled Jews and Christians as infidels and explained that their celebration were “based upon falsehood, heresy, and polytheism,” … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2016 – Week 43 ( Oct 24 – 30)

Top Headlines At least 22 people were killed and 72 injured in flooding in parts of Egypt Egypt condemned the Saudi head of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation for mocking its president Sisi Four policemen remanded into custody over Ismailia … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2016- Week 42 ( Oct 17-23)

Top Headlines A senior Egyptian military official was shot dead outside his home on the outskirts of Cairo Little-known group Liwa Al-Thawra claims responsibility for assassinating army’s 9th armour division head Saudi ambassador returns to Cairo after recall to Riyadh … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2016 – Week 41 ( Oct 10-16)

Top Headline 12 Egyptian conscripts were killed in an Isis attack on security checkpoint in central Sinai Egypt launches ‘revenge’ airstrikes on ISIS in Sinai Russian paratroopers arrive in Egypt for “Friendship Defenders’ drills In an unprecedented move: Egypt’s Cairo … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2016- week 40 (Oct 3-9)

Top Headlines  Speculation mounts as an American security alert sparks anger in Egypt Lagarde Says Egypt Has More to Do to Seal $12 Billion Loan Senior figure in Muslim Brotherhood’s armed wing killed in raid Saudi Arabia: Egypt stance on … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2016- Week 39 ( Sept 26-Oct 2)

Top headlines Senior Egyptian prosecutor survives car bomb assassination attempt Falcon Group takes over security procedures at Sharm al-Sheikh airport Egypt will float pound within hours – Beltone Financial   Egypt court suspends block on island transfer to Saudi Egypt … Continue reading

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Shimon Peres’s Funeral and the Arab World

Shimon Peres, one of the founders of Israel, has passed away. Many international dignitaries attended his funeral, although many Arab leaders from countries that officially signed peace treaties with Israel were absent. Furthermore, those who attended the funeral, such as … Continue reading

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Illegal immigration and the myth of easy life in the West

One hundred sixty-two people lost their lives off the Egyptian coast near the town of Rosetta on Friday. About 150 people are still unaccounted for after a boat carrying hundreds of illegal migrants capsized in the Mediterranean while attempting to … Continue reading

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