Tag Archives: Sisi

This Week in Egypt: Week 7-2018 ( Feb 12-18)

Top Headlines  Egypt arrests former-Islamist presidential candidate Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh, and raid his party headquarters Egypt’s military prosecution detains former anti-corruption chief Geneina Egyptian air force destroys ten 4×4 vehicles infiltrating border from Libya Egypt military says 53 militants … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 6- 2018 ( Feb 5-11)

Top headlines Egypt launches unprecedented counter-terrorism operation “ Sinai 2018” Maximum security alert nationwide after comprehensive military operation in Sinai Tillerson kicks off tense Middle East trip in Egypt IMF: Egypt’s economic structure is at a turning point Egypt warns … Continue reading

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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

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This Week in Egypt: Week 4-2018 ( Jan 22-28)

Top Headlines Egypt is heading towards elections with only President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s name on the ballot Political opposition figures demands halt of electoral process Leading member of halted Egyptian presidential campaign Hisham Genina was attacked and injured Egypt’s Sisi … Continue reading

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Reflections on General Sami Anan’s failed presidential bid

Here is an English version of my latest Arabic piece for Al-Hurra Hours after Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi declared his candidacy for March’s presidential election, former armed forces Chief of Staff, General Sami Anan, also declared his intention to run … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 2-2018 ( January 8-12)

Top Headlines Presidential elections set for March 26-28 in Egypt Egypt opens criminal inquiry over a New York Times article Egypt approves cabinet reshuffle ahead of elections Ex-military chief of staff General Sami Anan will run in Egyptian presidential election Israel … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt – Week 48 ( 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 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

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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

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This Week in Egypt: Week 45- 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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