7am News Wrapup July 24


Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab checked the Toshka project Wednesday and said there are problems the project is facing, such as accommodating workers, manufacturing, and other problems.

Police “freed” head of state-owned Samannoud for wool and weaving Ahmed Maher from the headquarters of the Gharbia company after having been locked up inside for a day by workers who protested “late salaries.”

Ten injured Palestinians by the Israeli offensive on Gaza were admitted to Egyptian hospitals to complete their treatment after the Egyptian government decided to open the Rafah border crossing temporarily to grant them entry.

Astronomer Ahmed Shahin, nicknamed “Nostradamus of Arabs” by his fans, predicted a strong earthquake in Egypt within a few days but has been proven “wrong” by head of the astronomy department in the National Astronomy Research Institute for Aeronomy and Geophysics Hatem Ouda.


Head of Red Sea Port authority General Hassan Falah announced that Red Sea Port authorities agreed to develop Suez and Red Sea ports in addition to developing the existing infrastructure for 500 million EGP.


Approaching the parliamentary elections, small parties might not be able to take part due to huge expenses of electioneering campaigns and the newly amended law.

Army investigates Farafra Oasis attack, which killed 22 soldiers Saturday,  amid allegations of IS involvement.

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A convoy of medical aid will depart early Thursday morning and is scheduled to cross into Gaza by 5 a.m., announced the Al-Aish we al-Horeya (Bread and Freedom) Party in a Wednesday press conference in Cairo.

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