7 am News Wrapup July 20


At least 15 border guards in the Wadi Gedid governorate were killed by assailants in a “heavy weapons” attack on a security checkpoint Saturday afternoon.

The Port Said Criminal Court adjourned Saturday the case of Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie, where he and 92 others are being tried on charges of inciting supporters to storm the Arab Police Station in Port Said.


Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s criticism of the Egyptian initiative for a ceasefire in Gaza, and his labeling of President Sisi as a dictator “contradicted all international traditions and norms,” reported Al-Arabiya Saturday.

The Egyptian presidency announced Friday that Japan had expressed its support for the Egyptian initiative to end the conflict in Gaza Strip.


A ministerial decree issued Saturday by Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab ordered the formation of a senior authority for discussing, settling and finishing Egypt’s international arbitration cases, Youm7 reported Saturday.

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Three journalists have been injured following Israeli airstrikes on buildings housing media outlets in Gaza, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) said in a Friday statement condemning the offensive.

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