7 pm News Wrapup April 14

A student was killed and three were injured, including two reporters, during clashes that erupted between protesting students and security forces inside Cairo University on Monday.

The Palestinian people are about to launch a third intifada to defend Al-Aqsa Mosque against Israeli violations, said Hamas.


Cairo Court for Urgent Matters ruled Sinai-based militant group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis a terrorist organization on Monday. Furthermore, authorities arrested a veteran of the Syrian civil war on charges of planning terrorist acts inside Egypt.

Security forces arrested eight suspects in Aswan in the clashes between the tribes of Daboudia and Beni Helal on Sunday.


The campaign of presidential candidate Abdel Fatah al-Sisi presented approximately 200,000 endorsements to the Supreme Electoral Commission, making Sisi the first official presidential candidate.

Sisi met with the National Council for Women to discuss the political scene with its members.

Several rights organizations are organizing teams are set to monitor the presidential elections scheduled to take place on May 26 and 27, amid Egypt’s preparations for the forthcoming elections.


Mid-session report: EGX slightly down in sideways

The American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt hosted the head of the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority (EFSA) Sherif Sami Sunday to discuss recent developments in real estate funds andtheir impact on the sector and capital market.


Egypt to raise electricity prices before elections.

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Ain Shams Student Union decided to suspend classes in objection to the presence of security forces inside universities.

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