7 pm News Wrapup
By THE CAIRO POST

News & Politics

One person killed and 10 injured in renewed clashes in Aswan’s al-Sayl al-Refi village Sunday.

Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab announced he would form a fact-finding committee to investigate the tribal feud that has resulted in 25 deaths and 50 injured since last Friday in Aswan.

A court has once more adjourned the trial of Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie and his deputy Khairat al-Shater, accused of incitement to kill protesters, to April 17.

The trial of former president Mohamed Morsi continued Sunday with a court session of screened videos showing Brotherhood protests and beatings. Morsi is facing charges of inciting murder.

April 6 Youth Movement celebrated its sixth anniversary on Sunday, deciding to demonstrate in front of the Press Syndicate without notifying authorities first under the protest law.

Mortada Mansour, who recently took over the presidency of Zamalek Club, announced his presidential bid on TV Sunday, saying his campaign aims to restore “Egypt’s prestige and position.”

Meanwhile, the National Alliance to Support Legitimacy denied the group intends to boycott the presidential elections, saying it would insteadannounce their rejection of the elections.

 

Business

Egypt intends to negotiate with the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development to obtain the necessary financing to establish several power plants, the Ministry of Planning announced Sunday.

 

In-depth

As the government is poised to introduce amendments to “counter-terrorism” laws, rights groups warn of misuse of such laws and brutality by police forces.

 

Editor’s pick

The Ministry of Endowment forbids the use of political messages during religious speeches.

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