7pm News Wrapup
By THE CAIRO POST

News
The trial of Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie and 682 others was postponed until April 28. The announcement comes after 529 were sentenced to death Tuesday by the same Minya court.

The retrial of former President Hosni Mubarak and former Minister of Interior Habib al-Adly was postponed Tuesday until March 29. Mubarak and Adly are on trial for instructing violence during the January 25 Revolution.

Continuing in on-going demonstrations, protests resumed in universities across Egypt, including at Al-Azhar Unviersity, Helwan University, and Minya University.

In another attack on Egyptians in Libya, an Egyptian man was killed in Benghazi on Tuesday. Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Badr Abdel Atty told The Cairo Post that “there are continued and intensified efforts to find out who committed these attacks.”

Politics

Presidential candidate Hamdeen Sabbahi’s spokesperson Amr Bader vows to stop any potential smear campaigns against him as they will not be tolerated during his presidential bid.

Ibn Khaldun Center for Democratic Studies developed a training program to assist 3,500 observes in upcoming presidential elections.

Business

Egyptian Exchange (EGX) indexes ended on a high on Tuesday with the benchmark index EGX30 jumping 1.14 percent.

In-depth

Experts weigh in on stalled negotiations between Egypt and Ethiopia regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.

Minister of Education distributes electronic tablets to first-grade students in Ain Shams.

Editor’s picks

Qatari Emir vows to seek “comprehensive dialogue” with Egypt.

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