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Sunday, 29 September 2019

Egypt in the news on 29 September 2019: Israel, Libya, tourism and travel

Leading the conversation in the foreign press on Egypt over the weekend is the second round of protests that took place on Friday. We have the full story in this morning’s Speed Round, above.

Other stories getting attention:

  • Libya doesn’t like us: Libyan PM Fayez Al Sarraj said “interference” from Egypt, France and the UAE are the cause of divisions in Libya, pointing a finger of blame at the financial and military support given to National Army chief General Khalifa Haftar in a speech at the UN last week, reports the Libyan Express.
  • Is Israel deporting migrants to Egypt? Israel is allegedly deporting West African migrants to remote areas in Egypt, an eyewitness told Zman Yisrael, the Hebrew language edition of the Times of Israel.
  • The man trying to put Jenny in the dock: The Washington Post talks to lawyer Samir Sabry, who for the past decade has fought a one-man battle against the debauchery, corruption and loud singing he believes is ruining the country.

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