7am News Wrapup March 12

Interim president Adly Mansour invited several political parties to a national dialogue on Wednesday to discuss the presidential and parliamentary elections law. A bomb exploded near the former Israeli embassy in Giza late Tuesday.

Coming up: The results of Mansour’s meeting with political party representatives.

News & Politics:

The U.S. Department of State expressed concerns over the treatment of detained political activists Ahmed Maher, Ahmed Douma, and Mohamed Adel.

A suspect in the bombing of the Radobis Cinema arrested March 10 by security forces in Menoufia confessed his crime and provided details about the incident.

Interim President Adly Mansour invited several parties to a national dialogue on Wednesday regarding granting immunity to Supreme Presidential Elections Commission decisions.



The Central Bank of Egypt Consumer Price Index reported that annual inflation decreased by 1.99 percent, from 11.69 percent in January to 9.70 percent in February.



Female genital mutilation raises controversy in Egypt following the death of a 14-year-old.

Suez security discover seven unexploded bombs dating back to World War II.


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Egypt urges positive communication with the U.N. Human Rights Council.

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