7pm News Wrapup June 8


The interim government will hold its last meetings Monday morning, before tendering its resignation to newly elected President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.

The Salafist Call decided to appeal Adly Mansour’s presidential decree banning non-appointed preachers at the Ministry of Religious Endowment or non-graduates from Al-Azhar Institute from delivering sermons or giving lessons at mosques.

Former President Adly Mansour will return to his position as the head of the Supreme Constitutional Court (SCC).

Between July 2012 and June 2013, 392 residential buildings collapsed in Egypt, of which 52 percent were due to lack of government regulation.


The Brothers Without Violence Movement announced the establishment of an alliance that combines dissident Muslim Brotherhood members in several Arab countries to counter the Muslim Brotherhood’s international organization.


The Egyptian Exchange announced Sunday an official holiday on the occasion of the inauguration of Abdel Fatah al-Sisi as Egypt’s new President.

The recent policies of the Central Bank of Egypt have restored stability to the foreign exchange market and stabilized inflation.

Suez Canal revenue jumped 7 percent, totaling $468.8 million in May, compared to $438.1 million in the same month last year.

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After 300 days of detention, Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy said he is “winning the battle …since all the state’s agencies started to fight my hunger striking,” in a message released on his brother’s Facebook page.

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