This Week in Egypt 2017: Week 34 ( Aug 14-20)

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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 ISIS suicide bombing at Rafah crossing
  • Calls for gender equality in inheritance is ‘against Islamic teachings,’ says Egypt’s Al-Azhar
  • Striking Mahalla workers suspend 2-week strike after company pledges to provide response to their demands
  • German-backed Arabic website blocked is blocked by Egypt
  • Daily News Egypt to be taken over by state run newspaper
  • Student allegedly detained by Egypt’s army forces appears in new ISIS video

 

Main Headlines

 Monday

  • Italy to return its ambassador to Cairo, ending standoff over murdered student
  • Egypt’s top prosecutor discusses Regeni murder investigation with his Italian counterpart
  • UN Libya envoy Cairo for meetings with Egypt leadership ly/2wYhHoI
  • Sisi calls for closer trade, economic…

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