7am News Wrapup June 28


Security forces arrested 85 people allegedly affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood Friday during routine pro-MB Friday demonstrations which usually turn into clashes with security forces, a security source told Youm7.

Egypt’s Dar Al-Ifta announced Friday that the first day of the month of Ramadan will be Sunday, June 29, according to the moon sighting for the year 1435 of the Islamic Calendar.


President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi praised the hospitality and the warm welcome he received in Khartoum during his brief visit. He also complimented the “strategic depth” between Egypt and Sudan, MENA reported.


 The Ministry of Electricity Thursday signed a deal with the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) for a 2.75 billion EGP ($385 million) loan to finance a 1,950 megawatt power plant project in Helwan, according to a Thursday statement.

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 The Antiquities Ministry held a ceremony Friday at Cairo International Airport to mark the repatriation of 24 ancient Egyptian artifacts that were returned from the Egyptian Museum of Leipzig University in Germany, ONA reported.

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