5 people were injured in an explosion in Sidi Gaber while security forces have arrested Thursday 157 suspects affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood in nine governorates.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi issued decree no. 199 for 2014 to appoint Ali Zaki Sokkar head of the Egyptian State Lawsuit Authority due to his senior status. The current head of the authority Ezzat Ouda reached the legal retirement age on June 30, MENA reported.
Egyptian activist Mahienour el-Masry sent a message from inside Damanhour prison on June 30 condemning the detention of Egyptian youth as a result of applying the protest law which orders the arrest of anyone protesting without official permission.
Hassan Fahmy, head of the General Authority For Investment “GAFI” signed Thursday a cooperation agreement with Dave Manraj, Mauritius’ Minister of Finance’s deputy. The agreement aims to boost mutual cooperation, make use of investment opportunities and help promote Egypt’s presence in the African continent.
Unlike international media outlets, Egyptian journalists did not cover the trial of Al Jazeera reporters adequatly, in fact, some of them criticized the reporters while others ignored the imprisonment of Egyptian reporters entirely for what appeared to be political precautions.