7pm News Wrapup June 14


The Giza Criminal Court adjourned Saturday the trial of the Supreme Guide of the Muslim Brotherhood Mohamed Badie and 13 co-defendants, accused of the violent incidents which took place at Istiqama Mosque in Giza, to June 19.

Saudi-funded MBC network is trying to negotiate with satirist Bassem Youssef to host two programs after his popular TV show El-Bernameg was cancelled, Saudi Elaph newspaper reported Saturday.

The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) condemned Friday the raid on an Iraqi Channel by the Jordanian authorities and called for the release of the detained staffer.


Retired Lieutenant General Samy Anan will soon officially declare his new Arabism Egypt Party and seeks to run for the upcoming parliamentary elections, Al-Arabiya reported.


The Egyptian government will change the subsidy system on commodities starting in the holy month of Ramadan, Minister of Supply Khaled Hanafy announced Friday evening, according to Al-Masry Al-Youm newspaper.

The Saudi-Egyptian Business Council began setting major strategic plans to invest in the agricultural sector in Egypt, council president Abdullah bin Mahfouz told al-Madina Friday.


Several Egyptian activists and women rights organizations will stage a peaceful protest Saturday afternoon in Zamalek to condemn sexual harassment against women and call for authorities to take action against such crimes, they said in a Friday press statement.

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