Tag Archives: Egypt

Egyptian Aak 2016 -Week 33 (Aug 15-21)

Top headlines Egyptian judo athlete reprimanded, sent home after refusing to shake Israeli opponent’s hand Sisi’s approval rating drops to 9 percentage points in two months since June   ‪ Moody’s credit rating agency ranks Egypt as stable Gunmen in Egypt … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2016- Week 31 (Aug 1-7)

Top Headlines Egypt kills head of Islamic State’s Sinai branch Former grand mufti Ali Gomaa survives assassination attempt Largest Egyptian delegation to date in Rio Olympics Egyptian Nobel Laureate Ahmed Zewail dies at 70 Main Headlines  Monday Sisi: Egyptians need … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2016- Week 30 ( July 25-31)

Top Headlines IMF mission arrives in Cairo to discuss Egypt’s loan request Al-Azhar rejects Egypt government decision to standardize Friday sermons Egypt has not received political asylum request from Turkish cleric Gulen Central Bank of Egypt decided to leave its … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2016-Week 29 (July 18- 24)

Top Headlines  Sectarian violence in Minya in Upper Egypt Egyptian court annuls Ahmed Mortada Mansour’s membership in the parliament Egypt’s central bank governor said that time was not right to float the Egyptian pound More debris from crashed Egypt Air … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2016- Week 28 (July 11- 17)

Top Headlines Word “fire” is heard on voice recorder of doomed Egypt Air Egypt orders Muslim preachers to deliver identical weekly sermons Sisi will participate in Beijing G20 summit in September Egypt’s Sisi extends state of emergency in parts of … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2016 -Week 27 -2016 (July 4-10)

Egyptian foreign minister visits Israel Top Headlines Egyptian foreign minister to talk Middle East peace in rare visit to Israel Egypt to receive alleged Egypt Air MS804 wreckage washed ashore in Israel Traders are betting Egypt will weaken the pound … Continue reading

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Banning the Niqab is a ban of disguised identity, not Islamic dress code

  Two women wearing niqab face veils (file pic) Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images The canton of Ticino, an Italian-speaking region of Switzerland, has banned the Niqab, the face veil worn by some Muslims. The decision came after a referendum in 2013, … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2016- Week25 (June20-26)

Top Headlines  Administrative court has quashed a government decision to hand control of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia Egypt government has lodged an appeal against a court decision to block Red Sea islands transfer to Saudi Arabia Egypt … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2016 – Week 22 ( May 30-June 5)

Top Headlines Egypt journalist union chiefs are charged with harboring wanted colleagues Egypt investigates teenage girl’s death during illegal FGM 6 Egyptian soldiers were killed, 6 were injured in North Sinai Egypt Air crash: Black box signals have been detected … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2016- Week 21 ( May 23- 29)

Top Headlines Elderly Christian woman was stripped naked and paraded through streets by mob in southern Egypt. Thursday Search teams have picked up a beacon possibly from Egypt Air Flight 804, narrowing the search radius. Friday Egypt deported a French … Continue reading

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