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Minya court witnessed a series of mass trials, in which 38 people were sentenced to death while another 490 were sentenced to life in prison, accused of killings during the violent protests in support of the Muslim Brotherhood.

An additional 683 were granted preliminary death sentences, which were referred to the Grand Mufti for consultation.


A bomb, believed to have been made by children, exploded late Sunday inside a house in Azizya village, Sharqia, leading to the injury of the 3 boys who planted it.

Khartoum and Cairo will deploy a joint Sudanese-Egyptian force on the border to fight human trafficking.

The Conflicting Nubian Daboudia and the Beni Helal tribes in Aswan will sign a reconciliation memorandum of commitment.


The Free Egyptians Party announced that it gained membership into Liberal International during their 59th conference, held in Rotterdam.


The Egyptian Exchange indexes collectively declined Monday, and market capitalization lost 3.4 billion EGP (U.S. $485.7 million), amid selling pressures from Egyptian and Arab investors, namely on blue chips topped by telecom and real estate stocks.


Cairo Court for Urgent Matters issued a verdict banning the activities of the Aril 6 Youth Movement.

The group condemned the decision claiming the ruling was flawed and unjustified.

The families of the 683 people who were sentenced to death gathered outside the court to denounce the verdict.

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