The Minya Criminal Court sentenced 529 Muslim Brotherhood supporters to death and acquitted 17 others on Monday over charges of attacking a police station and killing the deputy head of the police station.
Head of the National Post Authority Ashraf Gamal El-Din said that 34 percent of post offices in Egypt had ceased operations because their workers have been striking since Sunday after a failed meeting with Minister of Communication Atef Helmy.
· An initiative launched by Youm7 editor-in-chief Khaled Salah to push for the release of detained students held its first meeting at Youm7 headquarters Sunday.
· Military forces detained 26 militants in different governorates: spokesperson.
· Security campaign to demolish violations to Nile River in Beni Suef in coordination with ministry of irrigation.
· 2,500 Brotherhood members are banned from traveling since the June 30 incidents.
· Confirmation of the freezing of four bank accounts belonging to former President Hosni Mubarak’s son, Gamal, in Cyprus.
Egypt witnessed 1,044 protests in different governorates during February 2014, according a report of the Democracy Index of the International Development Center. The report said the protests for labor rights ranked first.
The Cabinet will hold an international conference on April 1 at the pyramids to celebrate Orphan’s Day.
· Qatar will be granted the right to own Sudanese antiquities for $135 million.
· An accident in Beni Suef involving six cars resulted in seven deaths.
· Grand Imam of Al-Azhar will hold Tuesday the 23rd conference of the Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs.
· Border guards killed someone who tried to infiltrate Israel Monday.
Interim President Adly Mansour visited Kuwait Monday to participate in the Arab Summit to discuss political issues and ensure their positions on “terrorism.”
The military warns against fake presidential campaigns for Field Marshal Abdel Fatah al-Sisi that are collecting donations in different governorates.
· The Military Engineering Authority posted an online registration form for Hepatitis C and HIV patients Sunday.
· Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis issued a statement mourning six of its members who were killed during a seven-hour fight with military and police forces.
The Military Finance Authority (MFA) said the total output of non-military projects and services during the last fiscal year reached $1.75 billion, which represents 1 percent of the total national output.
· An appeals court approved on Monday the appeal of families of “martyrs” in the case of killing protesters during January 2011.
· Dozens of alleged Muslim Brotherhood students demonstrated Monday at Al-Azhar, Cairo and Ain Shams universities.
The National Alliance to Support Legitimacy, which is headed by the Muslim Brotherhood, posted on their official Facebook page Monday a call for a wave of protests in Tahrir, Nahda and Rabaa squares.
The Giza Criminal Court heard national security officers’ testimonies in the case of Al Jazeera journalists imprisoned since Dec. 30 on charges of fabricating media footage and being affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood.
· Security forces uncovered five stores selling fireworks in Beheira.
· A soldier committed suicide at the High Dam Port over family issues.
· The notary refused a suggestion made by the Supreme Electoral Commission to allow expatriate voters to vote at its headquarters