This Week in Egypt 2017: Week 33 (Aug 7-13)


Top Headlines 

  • Two passenger trains have collided in northern Egypt, killing at least 36 people
  • Head of Egypt’s railway department resigns after deadly train collision
  • ISIS has claimed responsibility for an attack on a patrol car that killed four Egyptian policemen in North Sinai
  • Egypt’s budget deficit fell to the lowest level in five years
  • Strike continues at Mahalla factory as workers negotiate with officials


train crash 2017

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  • Egypt’s budget deficit fell to…

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