7am News Wrapup July 29


The “I Saw Harassment” initiative  announced it rescued two foreign women from  collective harassment by a group of young people while they were wandering along the Nile corniche on the first day of Eid al-Fitr.

A 9-year-old girl was killed and a 10-year-old girl was injured after a rocket hit their house in Sheikh Zuwayed, North Sinai, Youm7 reported Monday evening.


President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi ordered pardons for 354 prisoners on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, and the Interior Ministry will finish procedures to release the prisoners Monday morning, Youm7 reported Wednesday.


Six explosions at electrical towers during Ramadan led to a total loss of around  223 million EGP ($31 million USD), Electricity Holding Company head Gaber Desouki told Youm7 Sunday.

The Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade has received 1.95 billion EGP ($272.67 million) from Egypt’s Finance Ministry as a first installment for the provision of  subsidized goods required for the new subsidy system,  deputy head of the General Authority for Supply Commodities Mamdouh Abdel Fattah said in a Monday press statement, Youm7 reported.

Inside Egypt:

The Egyptian Foreign Ministry has sent a diplomatic delegation to Tunisia in order to help with the evacuation of Egyptians leaving Libya through Tunisia, DPA reported Monday.

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