Tag Archives: NGOs

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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Egyptian Aak 2017-Week 2 (Jan 9-15)

Top Headlines Militants attack checkpoint in Egypt’s Sinai, killing 8 New restrictive measures to enter Sinai Al-Sisi: Egypt’s counterterrorism efforts is staking a heavy toll on state sources Cabinet creates protests-free zone around vital facilites Egypt slams EU, UK for … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2016 – Week 37 ( Sept 12-18)

Top headlines Mexico reaches compensation deal for victims of 2015 bombing in Egypt TNT traces on EgyptAir plane debris split investigators US Congressmen call for Aya Hegazy’s release from prison Egypt freezes assets of several human rights advocates Clinton to … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2016 – Week 12 ( March 21- 27)

Top Headlines  Gag order is imposed on NGO foreign funding case. Monday 10 new ministers appointed in a new Cabinet reshuffle. Wednesday Founder of leading feminist organization officially summoned in NGO foreign funding case. Wednesday Human rights on trial in … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2016- Week 11 ( March 14-20)

Top Headlines Italian prosecutor in Egypt to probe killing of Italian Student. Monday Egypt president suggests his political enemies murdered Italian student. Wednesday The 2011 NGO case is reopened against Hossam Bahgat, Gamal Eid and others. Thursday Egypt cabinet reshuffle … 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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