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A bomb exploded near the Air Forces Hospital in the district of Abasseya in Cairo in the early hours of Thursday morning. No casualties or injuries have been reported so far.
Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed el-Beltagy attempted to send a letter from his prison cell in Tora to Al Jazeera channel, to be aired before the demonstrations called for by the MB on July 3 to mark the one-year anniversary of the ouster former President Mohamed Morsi.
The National Alliance to Support Legitimacy (NASL) condemned the arrest of its spokesperson and leading member Magdy Qurqur, accusing authorities of exercising violence on public figures who share opposing views even when they express them through peaceful means.
Security experts expect some changes to happen in leadership positions within the Ministry of Interior after bombings around Itihadeya presidential palace and an attempt of escape by ”Adel Habbara”, the main defendant in the Rafah soldier murder case.
Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab said that the government is listing employing youth as a priority and that the government is working on founding a company to employ a million youths nationwide, in a meeting with Egyptian newspapers’ editors-in-chief and heads of satellite channels.
Egypt demanded the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) to pursue two Israeli suspects, one of whom is an officer in the Israeli Military Intelligence Agency (Aman), to arrest them and hand them over to Egyptian judiciary.
Egypt agreed to buy 120 thousand tons of Russian Wheat and 120 thousand tons of Romanian wheat. The imports will make it possible to offer subsidized bread, at the price of $262.81 per ton.
Suez Canal achieves highest record in its history with $5.3B revenue.