7am News Wrapup May 24
By THE CAIRO POST

News:

Unidentified assailants blew up North Sinai’s gas pipeline leading to Israel for the 23rd time since the January 25 Revolution.

Around 220,000 police personnel and 500 commandos are scheduled to secure the presidential elections.

Egypt’s Ministry of Health announced that Friday clashes in Cairo, between Muslim Brotherhood supporters and security forces, left two dead and 23 injured.

Politics:

Chief of the EU Election Observation Mission to Egypt announced that 150 observers have been deployed in their assigned provinces.

The Carter Center announced its assessment of the presidential elections ahead of the vote.

The EU expressed its concern Friday over the raid on the Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights in Alexandria.

Editor’s Pick:

Field Marshal Abdel Fatah al-Sisi and Hamdeen Sabbahi separately called Friday for Egyptians to head to the polls on the last day before the silence period.

In-Depth:

Islamist writer Fahmi Huwaidi barred from traveling by authorities of Cairo International Airport.

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