7am News Wrapup July 21

The Minya Criminal Court ruled Sunday to acquit 91 Muslim Brotherhood supporters who were arrested for rioting in Minya governorate in August 2013.


The National Alliance to Support Legitimacy (NASL) called on its supporters to organize protests Tuesday against the increase of gas prices.

An appeal of the two-year prison sentence against activist Mahienour El-Massry was accepted Sunday, and she was given a reduced prison term.

Inside Egypt:

Egypt’s President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi will not attend the African Summit scheduled to be held August 4-6 in Washington. Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab will represent Egypt in the summit.


President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi held a meeting Sunday with the government to discuss the reclamation of 1.8 million acres as the first phase of the reclamation of 4 million acres.

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