This Week in Egypt: Week 29-2018 ( July 16-23)


Top Headlines 

  • Islamic State announces death of one of its Egypt branch leaders
  • Egypt’s Sisi says false rumours  are the main threat to Arab countries
  • Egypt parliament passes a bill giving immunity to security commanders during 30 June revolution
  • Egypt increases natural gas prices by up to 75 percent
  • Egyptian parliament approves granting nationality to foreign residents  for LE7 million deposit
  • Egypt passes bill to block popular social media accounts that publish “fake news”
  • Egypt”s Sisi concludes two-day visit to Sudan
  • Egypt has mediated a ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas 


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  • Twitter users in Egypt with more than 5,000 followers will be classed as media entities amid…

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