Tag Archives: Hasm

This Week in Egypt: Week 6- 2018 ( Feb 5-11)

Top headlines Egypt launches unprecedented counter-terrorism operation “ Sinai 2018” Maximum security alert nationwide after comprehensive military operation in Sinai Tillerson kicks off tense Middle East trip in Egypt IMF: Egypt’s economic structure is at a turning point Egypt warns … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt- Week 5 -2018 ( January 29-Feb 4)

Top Headlines Egypt’s elections find last-minute challenger to Sisi A coalition of eight Egyptian opposition parties called for a boycott of Egypt’s presidential election Egypt’s leader issues tough warning after election criticism The US Department of State designates Egypt-based Hasm and Liwa … 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 40-2017 (Oct 2-8)

Top Headlines Egypt qualifies for World Cup after a 28-year absence Libya extracts remains of 20 Egyptians beheaded by IS in 2015 Egypt to extend buffer zone with Gaza Strip Egyptian Intelligence Chief meets Palestinian PM Hamas leader Ismail Haniya: … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 29-2017 (July 18-23)

Top Headlines Egypt urges Israel to immediately stop violence in Jerusalem Largest Military Base in the Middle East Opens in Egypt Egypt, Saudi Arabia deny revising 13 demands for Qatar Egypt ends visa-free entry for Qataris 8 suspected Hasm militants … Continue reading

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This Week In Egypt – Week 28 2017 ( July 10-16)

Top Headlines Attacker kills two German tourists at Red Sea beach resort in Egypt Gunmen kill five Egyptian policemen in Badrashin south of Cairo IMF approves second loan payment to Egypt Deadly battle between police and island ‘squatters’ Egyptian army … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt. Week 27 ( July 3-9)

Top Headlines At least 23 Egyptian soldiers were killed when two suicide car bombs tore through army checkpoints in North Sinai Egypt, Gulf countries say Qatar displaying ‘lack of seriousness’ in response to their demands Supreme Constitutional Court forces government … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 25 ( June 19-25)

Top headlines Egypt to extend state of emergency for three months Egypt’s Sisi ratifies contested deal handing Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia Egypt’s constitutional court temporarily halts all verdicts on islands transfer deal Interior Ministry kills three leading figures … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2016 – Week 49 ( Dec 5- 11)

Top Headlines  Bomb kills 25 at Egypt’s main Coptic Christian Cathedral Three days of mourning after the Cathedral attack World governments condemn church bombing in Egypt Bomb blast kills 6 policemen in Giza’s Haram district Militant group Hassm claims responsibility … Continue reading

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Egypt’s New Terrorist Groups

I was planning to write something completely different this weekend, but the events in Egypt have dictated my choice.   An Egyptian policeman gestures from an observation in the Sinai peninsula, February 10, 2016, and an undated photograph of Brig. … Continue reading

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