Egyptian Aak 2016 – Week 22 ( May 30-June 5)


Top Headlines Egypt journalist union chiefs are charged with harboring wanted colleagues Egypt investigates teenage girl’s death during illegal FGM 6 Egyptian soldiers were killed, 6 were injured in North Sinai Egypt Air crash: Black box signals have been detected by search team Egypt receives first of two French Mistral worship Appeals court acquits 33 convicted for 2 years over island deal protests Main Headlines  Monday Egypt journalist union chiefs are charged with harboring wanted colleagues Egypt’s press syndicate leaders were released on bail Egypt investigates teenage girl’s death after female genital mutilation procedure Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie sentenced to life in prison for the 7th time for Ismailia violence Guardian denies that Joseph Mayton, whom it accused of fabricating quotes and sources, was its Cairo correspondent Sisi pledges to eliminate slums within two years as he inaugurate housing project Fitch affirms Egypt rating at ‘B’ with stable outlook Tuesday Egypt FM opens inquiry into an official’s alleged reference to Sub-Saharan Africans as“dogs and slaves” 6 Egyptian soldiers were killed, 6 were injured in North Sinai Hungarian PM in Cairo to boost ties and economic cooperation Egypt’s Journalists Syndicate can’t be broken, says chairman Yehia Kalash Nineteen Egyptian human rights groups denounce charges against leaders of press syndicate Egyptian TV figures El-Ibrashi, Shobeir, El-Tayeb are banned following on-air fight  Wednesday Egypt Air crash: Black box signals have been detected by search team Egypt denies one of its officials called Africans ‘dogs and slaves’ Egypt reopens Gaza crossing for first time in 3 weeks ‪Hungry‪ to finance Egypt’s €900 million purchase of 700 train carriages Egyptian FM: Egyptian territories are not on table in Palestinian-Israeli peace talks Egypt, Kuwaiti fund sign first development deal for Sinai worth $100 million Egyptian FM: It is pointless not to acknowledge Ethiopia’s dam Egypt Air cancels flight to Bangkok after false bomb scare Thursday Egypt receives first of two French Mistral worships Egyptian military court sentences 187 Morsi supporters to life in prison Egypt’s former top auditor referred to court “for spreading false news” Egypt’s army says it killed 22 militants in North Sinai in 3rd phase of Martyr’s Right Egyptian veteran activist Shahenda Maklad dies at 78 Egypt’s Foreign ministry hits back at EU statements criticizing ‘crackdown’ on journalists Team testing new scanner on Egypt’s Great Pyramids Friday Egypt’s former top auditor was released on bail ahead of corruption trial Egypt wants Kenya diplomat fired over “fabricated” racism charge Egypt Air plane made no emergency landings day before crash: Egypt Air chairman Blackouts in North Sinai as terrorists attack power line Palestinian state must become a reality: Egyptian FM addresses Paris conference Egypt’s Sisi to discuss first two years of presidency in a TV interview Egypt’s military sends forces to rescue a migrant boat Saturday Sisi has launched the national project for Sinai development worth 150 billion Egyptian pounds Trial of Journalists Syndicate chairman is adjourned to June 18 After 2 years in office, 91% of Egyptians are satisfied with Sisi  Sunday Appeals court acquits 33 convicted for 2 years over island deal protests Egypt’s population to hit 91 million on Sunday Amid leaks, general secondary certificate religion exam is cancelled Egypt police stop Sepultura heavy metal concert for “incomplete permission” Egypt’s non-oil business activity slows for the 8th month  Good Reports How the luxury resorts on Egypt’s perfect beaches turned into abandoned “ghost hotels”. Bethan Staton Ahead of Paris Summit, Israel sees Egypt’s regional initiative is preferable to the French peace plan. Barak Ravid In Egypt’s broad crackdown, prominent journalists are now facing trial. Leila Fadel Breaking the back of the Journalists Syndicate. Omar Said Gender-based violence in Egypt costs between EGP 2.17 and 6.15 billion annually: Survey. Mariam Mecky Women’s rights activists launch “Say No” campaign to stamp out abuse. Hend El-Behary Egypt’s battered tourist industry anxiously awaits the results of Egypt Air crash investigation. Isabel Esterman Experts look at human factors to explain Ain Sokhna shark attack. Mada Masr Good Read Will Sisi squander his chance to fix Egypt’s economy? David Shenker An outrageous anti-Christian attack in Egypt. Lela Gilbert Transitional Justice Project:Egypt’s court system 101.The Tahrir Institute What if the June 1967 War” never happened? Maged Atiya From Twitter View image on Twitter <blockquote class="Tweet h-entry js-tweetIdInfo subject expanded is-deciderHtmlWhitespace\" cite=\"https://twitter.com/IBTimes/status/739292675468300288\"> Follow Intl. Business Times @IBTimes A new French warship will be headed to Egypt soon, and it’s all thanks to Russia http://bit.ly/1WzNGWr  11:08 PM – 4 Jun 2016 2020 Retweets 88 likes
<blockquote class="Tweet Tweet--compact h-entry reply js-tweetIdInfo is-deciderHtmlWhitespace\" cite=\"https://twitter.com/HasanSari7/status/737313045396004864\"> 30 May Hasan Sari @HasanSari7 Mail fail: Israel intercepts Gaza-bound ‘drone shipment’http://dlvr.it/LRNw30  pic.twitter.com/FNqEtMkbwK
<blockquote class="Tweet h-entry js-tweetIdInfo subject expanded is-deciderHtmlWhitespace\" cite=\"https://twitter.com/HasanSari7/status/737319278026891264\"> Follow Hasan Sari @HasanSari7 ‘s army discovered largest ABM tunnel ‘right next’ to the Multinational Force & Observers (MFO) in n.Sinai.pic.twitter.com/bU7HQb5Qo4 12:26 PM – 30 May 2016 3030 Retweets 1717 likes <blockquote class="Tweet h-entry js-tweetIdInfo subject expanded is-deciderHtmlWhitespace\" cite=\"https://twitter.com/miko75011/status/737346646686769153\"> Follow Michel Arseneault @miko75011 says should resign from African Ministerial Conference on Environment after minister’s racist remarkshttp://omojuwa.com/2016/05/shocking-egypts-minister-refers-to-other-african-representatives-at-un-conference-as-dogs-and-slaves-read-memo/ … 2:15 PM – 30 May 2016 Shocking! Egypt’s Minister Refers to Other African Representatives at UN Conference as “Dogs and… It was at the United Nations Environmental Assembly according to an informed source. The bone of contention appeared to be an issue with a resolution on Gaza. We have now accessed a document going … omojuwa.com 155155 Retweets 4848 likes <blockquote class="Tweet h-entry js-tweetIdInfo subject expanded is-deciderHtmlWhitespace\" cite=\"https://twitter.com/AswatMasriya_En/status/738772851768102912\"> Follow Aswat Masriya_En @AswatMasriya_En ‘s foreign ministry says alleged ‘dogs and slaves’ remark was ‘pure fabrication’http://bit.ly/1sSQBwH  12:42 PM – 3 Jun 2016 Foreign ministry says alleged ‘dogs and slaves’ remark was ‘pure fabrication’ Egypt’s Foreign Ministry said that what was attributed to an Egyptian minister and head of delegation who reportedly referred to African delegations as “dogs an en.aswatmasriya.com 22 Retweets 11 like <blockquote class="Tweet h-entry js-tweetIdInfo subject expanded is-deciderHtmlWhitespace\" cite=\"https://twitter.com/EricTrager18/status/739577560330207233\"> Follow Eric Trager @EricTrager18 But “Western observers” do accept this. Many Muslims (eg in Egypt), however, do not. And it’s ultimately up to them.https://twitter.com/brookingsfp/status/738514284875939840 … 6:00 PM – 5 Jun 2016 77 Retweets 88 likes <blockquote class="Tweet h-entry js-tweetIdInfo subject expanded is-deciderHtmlWhitespace\" cite=\"https://twitter.com/BTelawy/status/737323915895279617\"> Follow Sa’ka @BTelawy : Housing project inaugurated by al-Sisi, people living slums will live in this new city now. 12:44 PM – 30 May 2016 1212 Retweets 1414 likes <blockquote class="Tweet h-entry js-tweetIdInfo subject expanded is-deciderHtmlWhitespace\" cite=\"https://twitter.com/BTelawy/status/738705190430375937\"> Follow Sa’ka @BTelawy : Short video released by DCNS during the training of the Egyptian sailors on the BPC Mistral Class. 8:13 AM – 3 Jun 2016 3535 Retweets 3636 likes View image on Twitter <blockquote class="Tweet h-entry js-tweetIdInfo subject expanded is-deciderHtmlWhitespace\" cite=\"https://twitter.com/_amroali/status/738418369813196801\"> Follow Amro Ali @_amroali The one ‘ian pound note is back in circulation. The coins apparent production costs outweighed their value. 1:13 PM – 2 Jun 2016 3030 Retweets 1515 likes <blockquote class="Tweet h-entry js-tweetIdInfo subject expanded is-deciderHtmlWhitespace\" cite=\"https://twitter.com/salamamoussa/status/739509887542132737\"> Follow salamamoussa @salamamoussa To view only thru the lens of Arabism or Islamism is to ignore Egyptianism which remains the bedrock of its nationalism. 1:31 PM – 5 Jun 2016 1919 Retweets 2020 likes   <blockquote class="Tweet h-entry js-tweetIdInfo subject expanded is-deciderHtmlWhitespace\" cite=\"https://twitter.com/Reem_Abdellatif/status/739550393227706368\"> Follow Reem Abdellatif @Reem_Abdellatif Very happy to see this female genital mutiliation awareness campaign airing on state TV. Progress. 4:12 PM – 5 Jun 2016 5050 Retweets 3333 likes <blockquote class="Tweet h-entry js-tweetIdInfo subject expanded is-deciderHtmlWhitespace\" cite=\"https://twitter.com/BBCWorld/status/738866353222881282\"> Follow BBC News (World) @BBCWorld VIDEO: Calls for Egypt to end FGM after death http://bbc.in/1sTYXEf  6:54 PM – 3 Jun 2016 Calls for Egypt to end FGM after death of teenager – BBC News There are calls for Egypt to take tougher action to end female genital mutilation following the death of a teenage girl. bbc.co.uk 162162 Retweets 135135 likes View image on Twitter <blockquote class="Tweet h-entry js-tweetIdInfo subject expanded is-deciderHtmlWhitespace\" cite=\"https://twitter.com/clarionproject/status/738046969424183297\"> Follow Clarion Project @clarionproject – “we must prosecute” after 17 yr old girl dies post http://www.clarionproject.org/blog/egypt/we-must-prosecute-after-17-year-old-dies-post-fgm … 12:38 PM – 1 Jun 2016 5858 Retweets 1919 likes <blockquote class="Tweet h-entry js-tweetIdInfo subject expanded is-deciderHtmlWhitespace\" cite=\"https://twitter.com/FalahMustafa/status/737356583475240965\"> Follow Falah Mustafa @FalahMustafa Visited the Consulate of the Arab Republic of Egypt@KurdistanRegion today to emphasize on partnership & cooperation 2:54 PM – 30 May 2016 1616 Retweets 9090 likes <blockquote class="Tweet h-entry js-tweetIdInfo subject expanded is-deciderHtmlWhitespace\" cite=\"https://twitter.com/Arsenal/status/739141615109984256\"> Follow Arsenal FC @Arsenal Egypt are going to the Africa Cup of Nations – congratulations,@ElNennyM http://arsn.al/uCUyEq  1:07 PM – 4 Jun 2016 Elneny: Egypt qualify for Cup of Nations Find out how Mohamed Elneny performed for Egypt in their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Tanzania.   Mohamed Elneny EgyptMohamed ElnenySaturday, June 4, Tanzania 0-2 EgyptMohamed El… arsenal.com 643643 Retweets 978978 likes Video Ceremony of raising the Egyptian flag on the Mistral in France. Rare look at Egypt’s sunken cities Interview Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri spoke about the improvements in Hamas-Egypt ties Photo Gallery When boxing legend Muhammad Ali came to Egypt Ramadan lanterns light up Cairo’s streets  Plus An Emerging Tattoo Culture in Egypt. Ines Della Valle King Tut’s dagger was made from a “space iron” Cairo metro doubles fines on passengers who violate rules Finally here are Jayson Casper’s prayers for Egypt  For new followers, Aak means “a mess” in Arabic     A blessed and happy Ramadan for all -Ramadan Karim

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Top Headlines

  • Egypt journalist union chiefs are charged with harboring wanted colleagues
  • Egypt investigates teenage girl’s death during illegal FGM
  • 6 Egyptian soldiers were killed, 6 were injured in North Sinai
  • Egypt Air crash: Black box signals have been detected by search team
  • Egypt receives first of two French Mistral worship
  • Appeals court acquits 33 convicted for 2 years over island deal protests

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