7pm News Wrapup May 5

The first case of death by coronavirus was in Port Said fever hospital, directorate of Health Affairs in Port Said declared Monday morning.

Environmental Affairs Agency chairperson Amr Al-Samak said they allocated 12 million EGP to develop the roads and services in Ras Mohamed Protectorate.

The Supreme Administrative Court postponed on Monday the lawsuit filed against Sameh Fahmy and five of his associates to halt exporting  gas to Israel.


Students stormed the Legal Affairs building at Cairo University on Monday, protesting the dismissal of 173 students and their prevention from taking exams.


A total of 225,000 tons of wheat were received by the government from domestic farmers.

The Egyptian Exchange indexes witnessed a slight decline Monday, amid sideways trading and selective profit taking, namely by Egyptian and foreign investors.


Egypt’s foreign reserve has noted no changes as of the end of April, maintaining the same level as March at U.S. $17.4 billion, up from U.S. $17.3 billion in February.

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The newly adopted controversial protest law will not be applied to those who were arrested while protesting against the former regimes prior to the June 30 mass protests, which toppled former President Mohamed Morsi.

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