7am News Wrapup April 19

An explosion took place Friday targeting a police booth in Lebanon Square in Mohandessin, resulting in the death of one police officer and the injury of another police officer and several civilians.

Coming up: Sectarian strife arises between Muslims and Copts in Khosous in Qalyubia governorate, leaving at least one dead with dozen of injuries.

News & Politics:

White House Advisory Council member Dalia Mogahed said that Abdel Fatah al-Sisi has no record that causes the White House to predict that he will be able to unify Egyptian ranks if he wins the upcoming presidential elections.

Cairo Court for Urgent Matters ruled that it has no jurisdiction to issue a verdict on a case demanding the ban of the activities of the state of Israel in Egypt.

National Council for Women members in Aswan visited the women of the Daboudia and Beni Helal tribes that who were involved in violent clashes earlier this month.

The Ministry of Antiquities began its celebrations of World Heritage Day Friday in Saqqara and the Giza Pyramids, in addition to other archaeological sites.


Egyptian Mineral Resources General Authority head Omar Teima said the upcoming period many auctions will be held for drilling operations to look for minerals in Egypt, particularly gold and phosphate.


Head of the Censorship Authority Ahmed Awaad resigned over the erupted controversy following the withdrawal of the film “Halawit Rouh” from theaters earlier this week.

The Ministry of Manpower and Immigration announced it would receive applications Sunday for 32,739 job opportunities in both the private and investments sectors.

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The Egyptian Observatory for Rights and Liberties declared Egyptian prisons “mass graves for detainees” due to “deliberate medical neglect” of inmates.

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