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This Week in Egypt – Week 49 ( Nov 27- Dec 3)

Top Headlines  Former Egyptian premier Shafiq says intends to run in 2018 election In an exclusive video to Al-Jazeera, Ex-Egypt PM Ahmed Shafiq says he is “blocked from leaving UAE”  Minister of Foreign Affairs for the United Arab Emirates blasts … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 48 ( 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

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This Week in Egypt: Week 47- 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

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This Week in Egypt: Week 46- 2017 ( Nov 6-12)

Top Headlines Egypt’s President Sisi says he will not seek a third term in office Egypt’s Sisi against idea of strikes on Iran, Hezbollah, says there is enough turmoil in the Middle East Rights lawyer Khaled Ali says he will … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 45-2017 ( Oct 30-Nov 5)

Top Headlines A fourth chamber has been discovered deep within in Egypt’s Great Pyramid of Khufu Egypt security forces free officer kidnapped during Western Desert shootout  New al Qaeda-linked group claims responsibility for major Egypt’s Western Desert attack Egypt’s military … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 44- 2017 (Oct 23-29)

Top headlines Egypt’s Sisi orders security reshuffle after attacks Egypt’s Sisi appoints new chief-of-staff of the Armed Forces Pentagon officials announced a $64 million contract New mobile surveillance system for Egypt’s France’s Macron stresses security, not rights, with Egyptian leader … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 42-2017 ( 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

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This Week in Egypt: Week 39-2017 ( Sept 18-24)

  Top Headlines  Irish-Egyptian Ibrahim Halawa acquitted of all charges in Fatah mosque case, expected to be released within days  Egypt’s Sisi, Israel’s Netanyahu meet for first time in public Trump: U.S. will consider resuming halted military aid to Egypt Muslim … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt – Week 37-2017 ( Sept 4-10)

Top Headlines ‘Bright Star’ military drills kick off between Egypt and US HRW condemns Egypt ‘assembly line of torture’, government denies allegations Egypt blocks HRW site after torture report is released Egypt announces the discovery of a 3,500-year old pharaonic … 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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