Tag Archives: Sinai

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

Posted in Diary of Aak, Egypt, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Diary of Aak, Egypt | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

This Week in Egypt: Week 47 ( Nov 20-26)

Top Headlines Horrific  terror attack killing hundreds of worshippers in a mosque in Egypt’s North Sinai  Death toll from attack on mosque in Egypt rises sharply to 305, including more than two-dozen children. Egypt’s air forces thwart weapons’ infiltration attempt … Continue reading

Posted in Diary of Aak, Egypt | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Diary of Aak, Egypt | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

This Week in Egypt: Week 41-2017 ( Oct 9-15)

Top Headlines Several armed attacks in Egypt’s Sinai Egypt extends state of emergency for three months Coptic priest stabbed to death in Egypt Egypt loses in UNESCO runoff vote to French candidate Main Headlines Monday Sisi rewards each player of … Continue reading

Posted in Diary of Aak, Egypt | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

This Week in Egypt: Week 37-2017 ( Sept 11-17)

Top Headlines Militants attacked a security convoy in Egypt’s Sinai, killing at least 18 policemen Two Egyptian soldiers, 5 militants killed in North Sinai shootout in North Sina Egypt’s Court of Cassation upholds ousted president Morsi’s life sentence Egypt detains … Continue reading

Posted in Diary of Aak, Egypt | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

This Week in Egypt 2017: Week 33 (Aug 14-20)

Top Headlines Italy to return its ambassador to Cairo, ending standoff over murdered student US military will take part in a joint military exercise with Egypt for the first time since the toppling of Mubarak in 2011 Hamas commander killed in … Continue reading

Posted in Diary of Aak, Egypt | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

This Week in Egypt: Week 31 (July 31-Aug 6)

Top Headlines Egypt dismisses Qatari allegations of using membership to ‘achieve political purposes’ Egypt’s foreign-currency reserves jumped to a record in July, as investor confidence surged Egypt names new head of stock exchange Egypt and Russia broker truce between Syrian … Continue reading

Posted in Diary of Aak, Egypt | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

This Week in Egypt: Week 30- 2017 ( July 24-30)

Top Headlines An Egyptian tank crew saved up to 50 people from a car bomb packed with explosives Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain will allow Qatari planes to use air corridors in emergencies Qatar turns down new LNG … Continue reading

Posted in Diary of Aak, Egypt, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Diary of Aak, Egypt | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment