7am News Wrapup July 11
By THE CAIRO POST

News:

Amr Moussa, the former head of the 50-member committee, urged Thursday an early response to widespread calls for reconsidering the 2013 protest law, after he received an open letter urging the release of 24 activists who were arrested June 21 for having illegally protested.

The recent increase in the price of fuel will negatively affect the price of products including sugar, Head of Holding Company for Food Industries Ayman Saleh told al-Shorouq on Wednesday.

Governor of the Central Bank of Egypt Hisham Ramez told Youm7 that donations from banks working in the local market to Long Live Egypt’s fund reached 250 million EGP.

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry received Thursday a phone call from his British counterpart William Hague, discussing Egyptian efforts to stop the Israeli strikes on Gaza strip, according to a statement issued Thursday from the Egyptian Foreign Ministry.

An oil transportation pipeline in South Ras Gharib city in the Red Sea was on fire, Youm7 reported Thursday evening.

Six Egyptians won The Egypt Exploration Society (EES) award and the British Council’s award; their prize was scholarships to study Archaeology and Egyptology in the United Kingdom, according to the British Council’s statement on Thursday.

A missile has targeted an area near a military camp in Sheikh Zuweid of North Sinai, Youm7 reported.

Business:

Arab Contractors Company Deputy Head and the official responsible for the African file Ashraf Rateb said Thursday that the company has projects worth $2 billion in 18 countries in Africa, Mubasher reported.

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