7am News Wrapup April 18
By MOHAMED ABDEL MEGEED

The Trade Minister signed an executive agreement worth $35.8 million with the UAE Minister of State to rehabilitate and train 100,000 Egyptian youths.

The Egyptian Feminist Union held the first session of the Arab Women Conference to discuss priorities.

News:

The jihadist group “Soldiers of Egypt” recounted its operations against security forces in a video released on its Facebook page.

The Prosecution Authority in Damanhur issued a decision to detain a Muslim Brotherhood member accused of leading an attack on police officers in Beheira.

The Giza Criminal Court revoked the bail of the head of the Al-Wasat Party and ordered his detainment for 45 days pending investigation.

Politics:

The Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister expressed concerns regarding the state of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt.

The presidential campaign for Abdel Fatah al-Sisi met the Russian Special Envoy to the Middle East.

Business:

Intel Corporation announced the company’s income rose to $12.8 billion during the first quarter of the current year.

The Egyptian Iron and Steel Company disclosed a short-term plan to import 150,000 tons of coking coal.

In-Depth:

The Ministry of Electricity announced that all governorates will witness frequent power outages over the next 10 days due gas field maintenance.

Editor’s Pick:

Egyptian diplomats rule out reconciliation between Qatar and three Gulf countries.

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