7am News Wrapup April 7

Clashes re-erupted between two families in Aswan resulting in three more killed, increasing the death toll to 26.

Coming up: Interim President Adly Mansour is to discuss Monday the future of the Palestinian cause with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

News & Politics:

Aswan groups, and political parties, demand security agencies stop deadly tribal strife.

Security authorities in the Dakahlia governorate arrested a group of militants calling to establish an Islamic army in Mansoura.

Al-Azhar University head Osama el-Abd said police presence on university campuses “is necessary for the educational process to continue.”

The brother of al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahry and 67 other “extremely dangerous terrorists” were referred to the criminal court.

Minister of Interior agreed to ban police from campus during a Cairo University Student Union meeting.


Minister of Industry, Foreign Trade and Investment Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour said there were 855 new companies established in March, the highest rate in nine years.


The Egypt Tourism Authority in coordination with the Egyptian Embassy in Canada participated in the 20th Travel and Vacation Show-2014 held in Ottawa.

The Health Insurance Organization said that providing adequate healthcare for all Egyptians would cost 16 billion EGP annually.

Former head of the Nile sector at the Ministry of Irrigation Abdul Fattah-Metawe said Egypt should take action to stop Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam.

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Egypt’s Reform and Renaissance Party is establishing a “shadow government” to work in parallel with the interim government on priority economic and social issues.

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