7pm News Wrapup June 18
By THE CAIRO POST

News:

The Giza Criminal Court sentenced 12 men to death Wednesday, accused of storming the Kerdasa police station and murdering several police officers in last August.

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi instructed the Ministry of Environment to eliminate pollution in the Nile River Minister Khaled Fahmy told Youm7 Wednesday.

Politics:

The Cairo Criminal Court adjourned Wednesday the trial of former President Hosni Mubarak, his two sons Gamal and Alaa, former Minister of Interior Habib al-Adly and six of his aides to 6 July.

Business:

The Egyptian Exchange indexes rebounded Wednesday, getting a boost from Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority approval of a takeover offer by Sawiris-Beltone alliance to acquire a 20 percent stake of EFG-Hermes.

In-Depth:

Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy said Tuesday he was tortured in his detention cell and that he will not “waive his right,” reported Al-Masry Al-Youm.

Editor’s Pick:

Preacher Mohamed Amer was suspended and referred to an investigation Tuesday for mocking President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi‘s visit to a survivor of a sex attack in Tahrir Square and describing her as a “dancer” in a Friday sermon in a Cairo mosque, Youm7 reported.

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