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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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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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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: Dec 28-2015/ Jan 4-2016

  My apology for late posting of my weekly compilation, as I took few days break to celebrate the New Year. Here is a light compilation of the last few days of 2015 and the beginning of 2016.  Wish you … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2015 – Week 52 ( Dec 22- 27)

Top Headlines Egypt hires consultancy to check airport security after Russia crash. Tuesday Israel approves natural gas exports to Egypt. Friday Nine police, army generals among 11 newly appointed governors. Saturday Sudan, Egypt, Ethiopia say committed to reaching understandings on … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2015 – Week 12 ( March 16 – 22)

  ( Solar eclipse as viewed from Cairo, via Mada Masr) Main Headlines  Monday  El-Sisi is confident after the investment summit Gulf allies’ central bank funds to arrive in Egypt within days Muslim Brotherhood leader Badie sentenced to death GCC … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2015- Week 10 (March 2-8)

(A combo of image grab taken from a video uploaded to YouTube on July 5, 2013 during clashes between opponents and supporters of deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi. One of them, a Morsi’s supporter, Mohamed Ramadan was executed on Saturday) Main … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak: Week 23 -The week of Aabath

(One of the “suggestions” made by Egypt’s political elite to tackle the Ethiopian dam) Main headlines Monday Egypt presidency issues summery of tripartite report on Ethiopia dam Activist Douma gets 6 months in prison for ‘insulting the president’ More Tamarod … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak: Week 22

Week 22 Main Headlines: Monday Egypt’s presidency to refer modified NGO draft law to Shura Council Kidnapped soldiers’ release still ‘a mystery’: Sinai tribal leader A widening rift between Shura and judges Bab Al-Wazir historic gate of Cairo has been … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak: Week 21

(President Morsi in Ethiopia was welcomed by the Mining Minister. Photo via Almogaz) Main Headline Monday Egypt sends dozens of tanks into Sinai Egypt’s Morsi confers with religious leaders on kidnapped soldiers file Sinai residents clash with police at protest over … Continue reading

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