Tag Archives: Egypt

This Week in Egypt: Week 3-2019 (Jan 14-20)

Top Headlines Cairo declaration establishes Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum with seven countries AChristian man who has been kidnapped by suspected Islamist militants in the Sinai Peninsula is a police forensic expert Egypt’s budget deficit in the first half of the … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 52-2018 ( Dec 24-31)

Top Headlines Three Vietnamese tourists and a local tour guide have been killed after a roadside bombhit a bus near the Giza pyramids in Egypt Egypt’s Mubarak testifies in the trial of his ousted successor Cairo military court confirms journalist … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 51-2018 ( Dec 17-23)

Top Headlines Egyptian court acquits 43 NGO workers over 2013 illegal foreign funding’ case Egypt appoints new military intelligence chief Cairo court starts hearings in a case to prolong Sisi’s terms in office Libyan authorities hands over 12 Egyptian children … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 50-2018 ( Dec 10-16)

Top Headlines Archaeologists in Egypt have made an exciting ‘one of a kind’ discovery -untouched for 4,400 years Egypt releases prominent activist blogger Wael Abbas Egypt’sannual urban consumer price inflation falls to 15.7 percent in November Egypt’s president decries migrants … Continue reading

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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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