7am News Wrapup March 18

The Supreme Presidential Election Committee (SPEC) announced its regulations for presidential elections, which consists of 13 terms to apply for candidacy.

Coming up: National Alliance to Support Legitimacy scheduled to hold a press conference Tuesday to respond to a government-issued fact-finding report about the Rabaa dispersal.

News & Politics:

A journalist who was covering a Muslim Brotherhood protest was sentenced to one year in prison along with nine other protesters for “disturbing public peace.”

Hundreds of Shebin El-Kom Textile Company workers blocked the main overpass in Menoufia, demanding their unpaid bonuses as promised.

The state-run rights watchdog National Council for Human Rights’ fact-finding commission report on the dispersal of the Rabaa sit-in raises controversy about its credibility.

Several students of Al-Azhar University were expelled for protesting inside the campus.


The sexual harassment of a Cairo University student raises controversy and highlights social aspects of the problem.

Director Mohamed Khan’s latest film ‘Factory Girl’: Great redeemer or sacrificial lamb?

Editor’s Pick:

Egyptian and Palestinian experts respond to newspaper and television reports of Hamas threats.

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