7am News Wrapup June 4


Germany’s new ambassador to Egypt, Hansjörg Habar, has arrived in Cairo to take over as a successor for Michael Bock.

Giza Governor Ali Abdel Rahman said Tuesday that the governorate had finished paving the historical road from El-Haram Street to the road leading to the Sphinx.

Former Ministry of Religious Endowments Deputy said that surveillance on social media is “unlawful” because it violates privacy and freedoms.


The High Presidential Elections Committee (HPEC) announced Tuesday evening that Abdel Fatah al-Sisi will be Egypt’s second president since the January 25 Revolution.

Egypt’s new President-elect Abdel Fatah al-Sisi addressed the nation in his first speech following the final election result announcement.

The High Presidential Elections Committee (HPEC) announced that presidential candidate Abdel Fatah al-Sisi won 96.91 percent of valid votes.


The Egyptian Cabinet approved Monday a presidential decree for amending real estate tax Law 196 of 2008.

In Depth:

An archaeologist at the University of Alabama in the United States has developed a satellite to monitor ancient Egypt’s archaeological sites.

The spread of invasive water hyacinth is affecting water flow in Egypt by clogging waterways.

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