Tag Archives: Sinai

This Week in Egypt: Week 29-2019 ( July 15-21)

Top Headlines British airway and Lufthansa temporarily suspend flights to Cairo over alleged security concerns Egypt expresses dismay at ‘unilateral’ British Airways flight suspension Algerian fans stir riots at Cairo Airport over delayed planes Lufthansa resumes flights to Cairo Trump’s … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 27-2019 ( July 1-7)

Top Headlines Egypt hiked up fuel and cooking gas prices in another round of subsidy cut Bust of Tutankhamen sold at auction for £4.7m despite Egyptian demands for its return Hosts Egypt is knocked out of Africa Cup of Nations … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 26-2019 ( June 24-30)

Top Headlines Egypt’s Sisi meets world leaders at G20 summit in Japan Four suspected ISIS operatives, including two Egyptians, were arrested in Nicaragua, as they crossed from Costa Rica Terrorists killed seven members of Egyptian security forces in Sinai Amr Warda dismissed … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 23-2019 ( June 3-9)

Top Headlines Eight Egyptian police officershave been killed in a militant attack on a checkpoint in the northern Sinai peninsula Islamic State group claims responsibility for El-Arish terrorist attack Egyptian troops killed several militants after IS attack in Sinai Egypt … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 21 ( May 21-26)

Top Headlines The head of Sudan’s ruling military council visits Egypt Egypt says security forces have killed 16 militants in raids in North Sinai European countries and Egypt send air support as Israel battles wildfires Egypt releases students held after … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 7-2019 ( Feb 11-17)

Top Headlines Egypt approves bill that means president Sisi could remain in office until 2034 Egyptian troops hit by deadly jihadist attack in Sinai Several Egyptian troops killed or wounded in North Sinai Egypt thwarts bomb attack on a security … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 4 ( Jan 21-27)

Top Headlines IMF clears way for $2 billion loan payment to Egypt France’s Macron visits Egypt amid defense and rights concerns Sudan’s Bashir lands in Cairo for talks with Egypt’s Sisi Islamic State says it attacked soldiers, captured Christian in … Continue reading

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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 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 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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