Egyptian Aak 2016- Week 21 ( May 23- 29)


  5-Stars from the most perceptive Muslim Feminist Scholar of Islam Medical Doctor Writing a Blog in English on All things Egyptian & MENA Dr Nervana Mahmoud Bravo  
Top Headlines Elderly Christian woman was stripped naked and paraded through streets by mob in southern Egypt. Thursday Search teams have picked up a beacon possibly from Egypt Air Flight 804, narrowing the search radius. Friday Egypt deported a French journalist without explanation. Wednesday Egyptian military court sentences 8 Brotherhood members to death. Sunday   An elderly Coptic woman was stripped naked and eight houses were set on fire by mobs in Upper Egypt’s Minya ( Photo via The Cairo post) Main Headlines Monday Egypt denies Egypt Air pilot contacted Egypt’s control center A French navy ship joins hunt for traces of Egypt Air flight 804 Egypt prosecutor seeks data from France, Greece on crashed plane Egypt’s military chief of staff heads to US for military cooperation talks Egypt’s Grand Imam of Al-Azhar meets Pope Francis at the Vatican Egyptian parliament speaker warns MPs not to criticize monetary policy Case to determine whether to freeze assets of Hossam Bahgat, Gamal Eid is adjourned Egypt prosecution summons ex-top auditor for questioning over corruption report Egypt’s fresh water share per individual decreases by 1.5% Doctors Syndicate demands 22 jailed protesters on hunger strike to be taken to hospital Tuesday Egyptian head of forensics denies reports of explosion on Egypt Air flight 804 4 Egyptian activists arrested for sticking anti-island deal posters in metro station Members of satirical troupe receive another 15 days in detention Egypt is reportedly pushing for bilateral Israeli-Palestinian summit Workers from 2 of Egypt’s state companies – Nile Cotton, Alexandria Shipyard – stage sit-in against unpaid wages Wednesday Egypt deported a French journalist without explanation Egyptian army ‘kills 88 militants’ in North Sinai Amnesty, HRW lament Egypt’s ‘crackdown on dissent’, call for serious measures Egyptian prosecutors set bail for 4 activists over anti-island deal posters Cabinet reveals plans to tap into unused public sector assets  Thursday Elderly Christian woman was stripped naked and paraded through streets by mob in southern Egypt Five arrested, 10 others wanted over sectarian violence in Minya France sends underwater probes to Egypt Air search zone Head of CIHRS Mohamed Zarea is banned from travelling Cabinet approves $2.5 billion grant from Saudi Arabia  Friday Search teams have picked up a beacon possibly from Egypt Air Flight 804, narrowing the search radius Muslim mob in Egypt strips 70-year-old Christian woman Muslim woman after Egypt mob riot: ” I had no affair with a Christian man” Coptic Pope chooses Minya’s bishop church spokesperson on sectarian violence Five more were arrested for Egypt’s Minya sectarian attacks on Christians US citizen was barred entry to Egypt due to “national security” concerns Ethiopian ambassador slams Egyptian media for sloppy coverage of Renaissance Dam issue Saturday Minya Bishop: Informal reconciliation efforts welcome but law must be upheld in Egypt Minya bishop criticizes Al-Azhar initiative to tackle sectarianism Egyptian media gloats over fabricated Guardian’s articles Egypt mulls establishing airport security agency: Sputnik Egyptian court obliged government to secure jobs for people with special needs Egypt’s help crucial to establish independent Palestine: Abbas in Cairo  Sunday Egypt’s military court sentences 8 Brotherhood to death for planning attacks against army and police Three Egyptian policemen are detained over suspect’s death in custody Fiji pulls some peacekeepers from Egypt amid security fears former Information Minister Safwat al-Sherif, sons sentenced to 5-10 years in prison for illicit gains ‪http://www.madamasr.com/news/safwat-al-sherif-sons-sentenced-5-10-years-prison-illicit-gains … Roadside bomb kills 2 police officers in Sinai Egypt to drop visa requirements for Gulf citizens in a bid to promote tourism Ex-Interim president Adly Mansour is replaced as head of Egypt’s constitutional courtafter reached retirement age  Good Reports Were Egypt Air flight 804’s pilots were killed Before before they send a MayDay? Clive Irving The Egypt Air jet 804 did not show technical problems before taking off from Paris. Lin Noueihed and Tim Hepher Why is Egypt calling on Israel to release Marwan Al-Barghouti? Ahmed Fouad Egypt’s military cooperation with US continues to move forward. Ahmed Eleiba Cash offer for TV shows to hide cigarettes, drugs has some in Egypt fuming. Rami Galal Good Read Drinking from the Nile. Steven A. Cook Questioning E Egypt’s golden era. Amr Kotb How to prevent the collapse of Egyptian tourism. Faisal J. Abbas Spare Egypt from those foreign loans. Zeinobia Interview Egyptian Brotherhood leader Amr Darrag reflects on the group’s mistakes and future.Abdel Rahman Youssef  From Twitter <blockquote class="Tweet h-entry js-tweetIdInfo subject expanded is-deciderHtmlWhitespace\" cite=\"https://twitter.com/basildabh/status/735870485695713280\"> Follow Basil El-Dabh ‎@basildabh Egypt’s sectarian problems are both institutional and societal. To intentionally downplay either aspect is disingenuous. 12:29 PM – 26 May 2016 · Cairo, Egypt, مصر 2424 Retweets 1717 likes
<blockquote class="Tweet h-entry js-tweetIdInfo subject expanded is-deciderHtmlWhitespace\" cite=\"https://twitter.com/maitelsadany/status/735851146124754945\"> Follow Mai El-Sadany ‎@maitelsadany Journalists Nader Shoukry & Ezzat Ibrahim released after arrest earlier while covering Coptic woman storyhttp://albedaiah.com/news/2016/05/26/113831 … 11:12 AM – 26 May 2016 2222 Retweets 55 likes
  View image on Twitter <blockquote class="Tweet h-entry js-tweetIdInfo subject expanded is-deciderHtmlWhitespace\" cite=\"https://twitter.com/JennaLBs/status/735378434394882048\"> Follow Jenna Le Bras ‎@JennaLBs All French correspondents in find unacceptable the deportation of their colleague @rpigaglio 3:54 AM – 25 May 2016 2626 Retweets 1212 likes <blockquote class="Tweet h-entry js-tweetIdInfo subject expanded is-deciderHtmlWhitespace\" cite=\"https://twitter.com/DannyNis/status/736798741278130177\"> Follow Daniel Nisman ‎@DannyNis Jihadists use explosives to completely demolish the home of a police commander in ‘s provincial capitalhttps://www.facebook.com/mohammed.najeeb1/posts/10153923907803876 … 1:58 AM – 29 May 2016 77 Retweets 44 likes <blockquote class="Tweet Tweet--compact h-entry reply js-tweetIdInfo is-deciderHtmlWhitespace\" cite=\"https://twitter.com/hahellyer/status/736610856297959424\"> 28 May HA Hellyer د. إتش ‎@hahellyer NB to those in Egypt attacking @Guardian for Mayton’s writing (who was never a correspondent): the correspondent (@_Ms_R) remains excellent. <blockquote class="Tweet h-entry js-tweetIdInfo subject expanded is-deciderHtmlWhitespace\" cite=\"https://twitter.com/hahellyer/status/736612270843822080\"> Follow HA Hellyer د. إتش ‎@hahellyer As an analyst, I’ve dealt with many correspondents from different papers. Guardian correspondents in Egypt are among the very best. Period. 1:37 PM – 28 May 2016 33 Retweets 66 likes <blockquote class="Tweet h-entry js-tweetIdInfo subject expanded is-deciderHtmlWhitespace\" cite=\"https://twitter.com/EgyptEmbassyUSA/status/734831834429804549\"> Follow Embassy of Egypt USA ‎@EgyptEmbassyUSA Pres. El Sisi to @generalelectric @JeffImmelt: “Egypt welcomes boosting cooperation w/ GE in various fields”http://www.sis.gov.eg/En/Templates/Articles/tmpArticleNews.aspx?ArtID=104057#.V0MYl5MrJbU … 3:42 PM – 23 May 2016 33 Retweets 55 likes   <blockquote class="Tweet h-entry js-tweetIdInfo subject expanded is-deciderHtmlWhitespace\" cite=\"https://twitter.com/MFFahmy11/status/735330541730471936\"> Follow Mohamed Fahmy ‎@MFFahmy11 My former @AlJazeera colleague @FawzyCameraman sentenced in Egypt, aboondoned by the network in the UShttp://www.theguardian.com/media/2016/may/05/mohamed-fawzy-al-jazeera-laid-off-egypt … 12:43 AM – 25 May 2016 Al-Jazeera accused of ‘abandoning’ journalist facing jail in Egypt Mohamed Fawzy will be laid off but lacks a work visa to stay in the US cannot return to Egypt where he was convicted in absentia for ‘spreading false news’ theguardian.com 2626 Retweets 1313 likes <blockquote class="Tweet h-entry js-tweetIdInfo subject expanded is-deciderHtmlWhitespace\" cite=\"https://twitter.com/SameralAtrush/status/736490304275152896\"> Follow Samer Al-Atrush ‎@SameralAtrush Egypt MP seizes on Joseph Mayton’s fabrications for Guardian (not Egypt related) to demand the closure of its bureauhttp://www.shorouknews.com/news/view.aspx?cdate=27052016&id=1f887f7e-a4e5-4167-90f5-895cfb2c2108 … 5:32 AM – 28 May 2016 2020 Retweets 55 likes <blockquote class="Tweet h-entry js-tweetIdInfo subject expanded is-deciderHtmlWhitespace\" cite=\"https://twitter.com/Astro_Jeff/status/736305738834804736\"> Follow Jeff Williams ‎@Astro_Jeff Clear skies as we float across the Suez Canal, Egypt. 5:19 PM – 27 May 2016 1,7421,742 Retweets 3,3243,324 likes <blockquote class="Tweet h-entry js-tweetIdInfo subject expanded is-deciderHtmlWhitespace\" cite=\"https://twitter.com/sfrantzman/status/734840813079953408\"> Follow Seth Frantzman ‎@sfrantzman French chauvinist fascist assault on woman live on air, if it was Egypt this b world news. .http://metro.co.uk/2016/05/22/female-journalist-get-slapped-across-face-while-live-on-air-5898854/ … 4:17 PM – 23 May 2016 · Israel, ישראל Female journalist gets hit across the face while live on air Amazingly, she managed to carry on with her broadcast. metro.co.uk 2424 Retweets 1111 likes View image on Twitter <blockquote class="Tweet h-entry js-tweetIdInfo subject expanded is-deciderHtmlWhitespace\" cite=\"https://twitter.com/intlspectator/status/737025799656611841\"> Follow The Int’l Spectator ‎@intlspectator Mid East active military personnel. (thousand) Iran: 523 Turkey: 510 Egypt: 438 Iraq: 271 Saudi: 234 Israel: 176 5:00 PM – 29 May 2016 172172 Retweets 7070 likes <blockquote class="Tweet h-entry js-tweetIdInfo subject expanded is-deciderHtmlWhitespace\" cite=\"https://twitter.com/leithfadel/status/736731488998264832\"> Follow Leith Abou Fadel ‎@leithfadel The Muslim Brotherhood tried to take Algeria; they failed. They tried Syria; it failed. They tried Egypt; it failed. You will always fail. 9:30 PM – 28 May 2016 4949 Retweets 7373 likes View image on Twitter <blockquote class="Tweet h-entry js-tweetIdInfo subject expanded is-deciderHtmlWhitespace\" cite=\"https://twitter.com/DailyNewsEgypt/status/736865626711588864\"> Follow Daily News Egypt ‎@DailyNewsEgypt Egypt’s judo player, Mohamed Ali Abdel Aal, wins bronze at the the 2016 World Masters, in the 81 kg’s division. 6:23 AM – 29 May 2016 7272 Retweets 9393 likes View image on Twitter <blockquote class="Tweet h-entry js-tweetIdInfo subject expanded is-deciderHtmlWhitespace\" cite=\"https://twitter.com/EgyptianStreets/status/736221998297186306\"> Follow Egyptian Streets ‎@EgyptianStreets Reopens ‘Pyramid of Unas’ After 20-Year Closurehttp://bit.ly/1WpTL7Q  11:46 AM – 27 May 2016 1111 Retweets 1414 likes View image on Twitter <blockquote class="Tweet h-entry js-tweetIdInfo subject expanded is-deciderHtmlWhitespace\" cite=\"https://twitter.com/_amroali/status/736051057881546753\"> Follow Amro Ali ‎@_amroali On her 85th birthday, ‘s Google has inserted the late legendary actress Faten Hamama into its logo. 12:27 AM – 27 May 2016 3434 Retweets 3939 likes Plus After applause at Cannes, ‘Eshtibak’ director was slammed in Cairo.   Finally here are Jayson Casper’s prayers for Egypt Share this: Facebook7 Twitter Google LinkedIn Email Print instagram Tumblr

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Top Headlines

  • Elderly Christian woman was stripped naked and paraded through streets by mob in southern Egypt. Thursday
  • Search teams have picked up a beacon possibly from Egypt Air Flight 804, narrowing the search radius. Friday
  • Egypt deported a French journalist without explanation. Wednesday
  • Egyptian military court sentences 8 Brotherhood members to death. Sunday

Coptic woman

An elderly Coptic woman was stripped naked and eight houses were set on fire by mobs in Upper Egypt’s Minya

( Photo via The Cairo post)

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