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Tuesday, 6 July 2021

Egyptian arrested in US for assaulting rabbi

Getting the most attention in the foreign press this morning: A 24 year-old Egyptian living in the US has been arrested on charges of assaulting a rabbi and attacking a police officer in Boston. The tabloids (Daily Mail | New York Post | Fox News) and Israeli media (Haaretz | Times of Israel) are covering the story.

Also getting attention internationally this morning:

  • Al Mashat on Bloomberg: International Cooperation Minister Rania Al Mashat was on Bloomberg Daybreak to discuss the ministry's work, growth prospects, and her recent book: “Stakeholder Engagement Through Economic Diplomacy.” (Bloomberg)
  • Tough economic conditions for academics: Professors in 11 Arab countries, including Egypt, are losing interest in academia because of harsh working conditions. (Al-Fanar Media)
  • Tokyo 2020: Mohamed Salah wanted to join Egypt’s national squad for the Tokyo Olympics but Liverpool refused to release him. (BBC)
  • Farming: An Egyptian hydroponic farm, NatureWorks, is using fish waste as a natural fertilizer to grow vegetables. (Reuters)

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