7 pm News Wrapup- April 10


News & Politics

A Canadian Parliament spokesperson spoke to The Cairo Post and denied having classified the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization.

A new spokesperson for the Cabinet of Ministers was appointed today by Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab. Hosam al-Qwaish is to replace former spokesperson Hani Salah.

The trial of former president Hosni Mubarak for killing protesters was adjourned to April 26, as defense lawyers advocate that Mubarak ordered security forces not to use live ammunition.

The Cairo Criminal Court adjourned the trial of the Al-Jazeera reporters to April 22.


Cityscape Exhibition opened its fifth annual session to 13,000 visitors at the Cairo International Convention Center and is expected to continue for the next two days, hosting 100 exhibitors in the real estate and tourism sectors.

Inflation rate in Egypt has increased by 0.7 percent in March, according to the report by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics, in a comparison report with February.


Activists launched an online campaign in support of imprisoned April 6 Youth Movement member Ahmed Maher, nominating him for presidency.

April 6 Youth Movement is discussing the planning of a week of demonstrations against the protest law, in a conference held at the Press Syndicate.

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