Tag Archives: Egypt

This Week in Egypt: Week 2-2018 ( January 8-12)

Top Headlines Presidential elections set for March 26-28 in Egypt Egypt opens criminal inquiry over a New York Times article Egypt approves cabinet reshuffle ahead of elections Ex-military chief of staff General Sami Anan will run in Egyptian presidential election Israel … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt- Week 52-Last Week of 2017

Top Headlines Gunman kills 9 in Egypt church attack claimed by ISIS Egypt hangs 15 militants convicted of 2013 Sinai attacks  Egypt security forces kill three suspected militants, arrest 10 others British woman accused of bringing 300 painkiller tablets into … Continue reading

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Social Islamism In Egypt

An English version of my original Arabic piece in Al-Hurra Amr Salama’s Movie’s Sheikh Jackson In recent days, in Egypt, an Oscar-nominated film was referred to Al-Azhar, a crowd of Muslim worshippers attacked a church, and an actress became the focus … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 51-2017 (Dec 18-24)

Top Headlines Egyptian security forces on Sunday killed nine suspected militants in a shootout in the Nile Delta province of Sharqiya IS-affiliated media outlet releases video footage of al-Arish airbase attack  Britain designates 2 militant groups in Egypt as terrorist … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 50-2017 (Dec 11-17)

Top Headlines Russia to resume flights to Egypt, halted after 2015 bombing Egypt raises security level around churches ahead of Christmas Egypt’s giant Zohr gas field starts production Egyptian presidential Shafiq hopeful apologizes to arrested supporters Egypt’s FP Shoukry: Sending … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 49- 2017 ( Dec 4-10)

Top Headlines Arab ministers meet in Egypt amid anger at the US Arab states urge U.S. to abandon Jerusalem move Egypt’s Grand Imam of Al-Azhar and Coptic Pope reject meeting with Pence over Jerusalem move Egypt’s Sisi to meet Abbas … Continue reading

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Shadia’s Egypt and the fight to end radicalism

  Egyptian Diva Shadia Here is an English version of my latest article in Al-Hurra The legendary singer and actress Shadia, an Egyptian cultural icon, has passed away. Her death a week ago at the age of 86 recalls her one-time … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt – Week 48 ( Nov 27- Dec 3)

Top Headlines  Former Egyptian premier Shafiq says intends to run in 2018 election In an exclusive video to Al-Jazeera, Ex-Egypt PM Ahmed Shafiq says he is “blocked from leaving UAE”  Minister of Foreign Affairs for the United Arab Emirates blasts … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 47 ( Nov 20-26)

Top Headlines Horrific  terror attack killing hundreds of worshippers in a mosque in Egypt’s North Sinai  Death toll from attack on mosque in Egypt rises sharply to 305, including more than two-dozen children. Egypt’s air forces thwart weapons’ infiltration attempt … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 46- 2017 ( Nov13-19)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi: No one can touch Egypt’s share of Nile waters Lebanon’s Hariri to visit on Tuesday Arab League: Iran’s regional threats have crossed all limits Egypt-Gaza border opens under PA control for first time in a decade … Continue reading

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