7 am News Wrapup May 25


Shaaban al-Said, a lawyer for jailed Al Jazeera journalist Abdallah al-Shamy, issued a grievance demanding the release of Shamy and a transfer to a doctor so that a report could be written documenting Shamy’s poor medical condition.

The Ministry of Health announced Saturday the death of three and the injury of 58 others in clashes that erupted between Muslim Brotherhood supporters and security forces Friday.


A group of Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated Egyptian politicians released what they called the “Cairo Declaration” Saturday, in which they called on January 25 revolutionaries to “warm-up” to restore the revolution and the democratic path.

Dozens of Revolution Way Front supporters organized a protest Saturday at the Journalists Syndicate to demand the release of political prisoners, an end to the 2013 protest law and the restructuring of the Ministry of Interior.


The Cabinet approved the presidential decision to take a $300 million loan from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

Editors’ Pick:

A complaint over labor rights violations will be submitted within two days by the Egyptian Federation for Independent Trade Unions (EFITU) to the International Federation of Trade Unions.

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