2021 in Egypt

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Template:Year in Egypt Events of 2021 in Egypt.

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Ongoing – COVID-19 pandemic in Egypt

January[edit source | edit]

  • 12 January – An appeals court acquits Haneen Hossam and Mawada al-Adham imprisoned for “attacking society’s values” over videos they published on TikTok. Hossam, 20, still faces charges of human trafficking.[1]
  • 18 January – Direct flights between Egypt and Qatar are renewed for the first time since 2017. 300,000 Egyptians live in Qatar.[2]
  • 19 January – A female baker is arrested for ″violating family values″ for allegedly baking sexually-suggestive cupcakes. The arrest became the hottest topic on social media and is the most recent incident in a struggle for increased freedom of expression.[3]

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References[edit source | edit]

  1. "Egypt court acquits TikTok stars jailed over 'debauchery'". aljazeera.com. Al Jazeera English. January 12, 2021. Retrieved January 12, 2021.
  2. "Egypt, UAE resume first Qatar flights since 2017". msn.com. AFP. January 18, 2021. Retrieved January 18, 2021.
  3. Cheeseman, Abbie (January 19, 2021). "Egyptian woman arrested for 'violating family values' with suggestively decorated cupcakes". news.yahoo.com. The Telegraph. Retrieved January 19, 2021.
  4. "Veteran Egyptian screenwriter Wahid Hamed dies at 76". Arab News. 2 January 2021. Archived from the original on 3 January 2021. Retrieved 2 January 2021.
  5. Mubarak-era Information minister Safwat El-Sherif dies of Leukemia: son

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