7pm News Wrapup June 10

News & Politics:

Egypt has transferred the assets of the Arish port in the Sinai Peninsula from a civilian-run agency to the armed forces, Reuters reported.

In response to a lawyer’s request, a number of judges said it would be difficult and illegal for Cairo Criminal Court to combine the cases of former Presidents Mohamed Morsi and Hosni Mubarak, because for the defendants, charges and those who filed, the cases are different.

A group of Arab users on Facebook and Twitter created a hashtag that translates into “As long as Sisi is in the palace we will spend our summer in Egypt.”

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi accepted Tuesday the resignation of former presidential advisors, presidential spokesman Ihab Badawy announced in an official press statement.


End-session: EGX down slightly on profit taking.


Four people arrested while protesting in solidarity with jailed socialist activist Mahienour el-Masry on May 24 were acquitted Tuesday, according to activist Mona Seif.

The General Organization of Cultural Palaces organized several events and discussions from June 7-9 to examine the reasons behind the low participation of women in political parties in Upper Egypt.

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