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Skimm This: Egypt Protests, US Refugee Program, Landmines

Sep 27, 2019

It’s September 27th. Today, we Skimm’d This: 

  • Critics and supporters of Egypt’s president took to the streets today. We’ll break down why President el-Sisi is taking heat, and what a man named Mohamed Ali has to do with it.

  • The UN General Assembly is wrapping up. We’ve got the details on what went down this week but didn’t make the headlines.

  • The Trump Administration is scaling back the US refugee admissions program.

  • And Prince Harry took a walk to remember in Angola.

theSkimm: Protesters tried to mobilize across Egypt today for a second week of anti-government demonstrations. But security forces were out in force after days of making arrests. We’ll explain why President el-Sisi is coming under fire. Meanwhile, it was supposed to be the UN’s big week, but the General Assembly meetings got buried under news of drama in DC. We’ll bring you up to speed. Also on the show: the US is cutting back its refugee admissions program, and Prince Harry walks in his mother’s footsteps.

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