7pm News Wrapup May 12
By THE CAIRO POST

News:

Politicians will be prohibited from delivering Friday sermons in mosques even if they hold a PhD from Al-Azhar University.

Cairo International Airport authorities seized Monday the first small remote controller drone with HD camera with a Pakistani passenger coming from Abu Dhabi.

Politics:

Twitter users launched a campaign against Sheikh Youssef al-Qaradawi after he issued a fatwa that participating in the presidential elections would be sinful.

Business:

Egypt’s Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) recorded $2.8 billion during the first half of the 2013/14 fiscal year, compared to a total of $3 billion in the 2012/2013 fiscal year.

The Egyptian Exchange indexes (EGX) ended in the green zone amid ongoing sideways movement and market capitalization gained 704 million EGP ($99.78 million) getting support from Arab purchases.

Editor’s Pick:

The recent announcement of 200 suspected Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis members has been rejected by some families, who say that their relatives on the list are victims of forced disappearance.

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