Tag Archives: Sisi

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 6-2019 ( Feb 4-10)

Top Headlines  Al-Azhar’s Imam calls on Muslims in the Middle East to ’embrace’ Christians Pope and grand imam sign historic pledge of fraternity in UAE Egypt’s Sisi is elected new chairman of African Union Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan discuss Renaissance Dam … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 5-2019 ( Jan 28-Feb 3)

Top Headlines  France’s Macron: Egypt’s rights record seen as worse than under Mubarak A group of Egyptian lawmakers seek to extend El-Sisi term to at least 2024 Egypt’s military kills 8 ‘extremely dangerous’ terroristsin the Western desert British woman jailed … 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 1-2019 ( Dec 31-Jan 6)

Top Headlines Egyptian explosives expert killed while trying to defuse bomb near a church in Cairo Palestinian Authority pulls employees from Egypt-Gaza crossing Sisi says Egypt and Israel cooperate against ISIS in Sinai Egypt’s Court of Cassation upholds acquittal of … 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 50-2018 ( Dec 10-16)

Top Headlines Archaeologists in Egypt have made an exciting ‘one of a kind’ discovery -untouched for 4,400 years Egypt releases prominent activist blogger Wael Abbas Egypt’sannual urban consumer price inflation falls to 15.7 percent in November Egypt’s president decries migrants … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 47 (Nov 19-25)

Top Headlines Egypt and Sudan set up joint patrols against cross-border threats Court in Egypt upheld death sentences for nine people convicted of the murder of top prosecutor three years ago Well- preserved Mummified woman dating back 3,000 years is … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 43-2018 ( Oct 22-28)

Top Headlines Egyptian police kill 11 ‘fugitive terrorists’ in shootout in Western Desert Egypt reaches agreement between Israel and Hamas to ease violence on border Egypt’s Sisi heads to Berlinfor a four-day visit Egypt has announced that news websites and … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 42-2018 ( Oct 15-21)

Top Headlines  Egypt extends Egypt’s state of emergency for three months Putin and Sisi take Russia-Egypt relations to a “strategic level” France rejects Amnesty criticism of arms exports to Egypt Egypt’s al-Sisi to visit Sudan next week Hamas has rejected … Continue reading

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