Egypt’s Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy will visit Washington on Thursday to meet his American counterpart John Kerry to discuss bilateral relations between Egypt and the United States.
- Widespread international criticism of Qatar’s failure to protect domestic workers threatens its ability to host the FIFA World Cup in 2022.
- Pro-Muslim Brotherhood students set fire to the administrative security room of the Education Faculty during protests in Azhar University.
- A bomb exploded Wednesday morning in 6 October City, resulting in the murder of a police officer in front of his house.
- Zagazig University witnessed violent clashes between pro-Muslim Brotherhood students and security forces, three students were injured.
- Anti-tax evasion sector collected 200 million EGP during the last nine months.
- Kasr El Nile Misdemeanor Court sentenced 29 defendants to three years of labor on charges of attacking policemen during the dispersal of a Tahrir Square sit-in on March 23, 2013.
The Ministry of Interior spokesperson said one policeman was killed during a gunfight with a new “terrorist” cell affiliated with Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis in Alexandria, adding that security forces killed one of the militants and detained another one.
- Minya Misdemeanor Court sentenced the governor of Minya to six months in jail for not implementing a judicial verdict.
- U.S. decided to send Egypt 10 Apache helicopters to support Egypt in its fight against ”terrorism.”
- Dissident Muslim Brotherhood youth to establish a “Free Justice Party” to reform the radical thoughts of the group.
- The Ethiopian government announced that the state is inclined to self-fund the Renaissance Dam after international funds were suspended.
- The Ministry of Finance stated that an additional increase in gasoline prices will provide 1.6 billion EGP annually.
Interim President Adly Mansour placed a wreath of flowers on the tomb of former President Anwar Sadat during celebrations of the liberation of Sinai.
The Board Council of the Press Syndicate held a meeting on Wednesday with all editors-in-chief of Egyptian newspapers to discuss recent adopted measures to secure journalists and photojournalists who cover clashes and protests.