7 am News Wrap-up May 11
By: THE CAIRO POST

 

News:

Cairo Criminal Court referred 200 members of the Sinai-based militant group Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis to trial Saturday on charges of murder, belonging to a terrorist group, and collaborating with foreign organizations.

The labor code of ethics signed on Saturday stipulates halt of all labor strikes in Alexandria until the achievement of the road map after presidential and parliamentary elections, Minister of Manpower Nahed Ashry said during a press conference.

Politics:

Presidential campaigns for both candidates Abdel Fatah al-Sisi and Hamdeen Sabbahi organized meetings with different social forces on Saturday, publishing their activities on their official Facebook pages.

A recent statement by the Muslim Brotherhood urging democracy does not mean the group will participate in the upcoming presidential elections, according to the leading member of Muslim Brotherhood Mohamed al-Sisi.

Business:

Inflation rose by 0.25 percent in April, compared to a 0.7 percent increase in March, the Central Bank of Egypt announced Saturday.

Editor’s pick:

Most of the rights to Egyptian cinema heritage are currently owned by non-Egyptian sources, but filmmakers and producers in Egypt have been trying to sell their films to Egyptian State TV, however many say they face difficulties in doing so.

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