7am News Wrapup Aug. 3


Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab said Saturday that the government is “doing the best it can to ensure the rapid return of Egyptians from Libya” without paying for flight tickets.

Mahlab will travel to Washington on Sunday, heading the Egyptian delegation attending the US-hosted African Summit.


Political activists call for a second Global Facebook Demonstration against Israel Thursday Aug.7 at 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. CEST (Central European Summer Time).

The Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Harf’s statements about Egypt reveal “total ignorance and failure to know of current events and facts in Egypt”.


The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) surged collectively during July amid upbeat investor sentiment following President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s remarks on launching mega projects after Eid al-Fitr to bolster Egypt’s faltering economy.

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Palestinian united delegation determined to put forward ceasefire conditions: a delegation from Palestine combining different political factions arrived to Cairo on Saturday evening to present to Egypt a ceasefire plan.

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