The Minister of Endowment has repeatedly warned against using political signs during the Hajj pilgrimage. An Egyptian citizen has already been deported as a punishment for “chanting against the regime and raising political signs inside the holy site.”
- National committee to fight hepatic viruses: 5 new medicines besides Sovaldi to be available within 6 months.
- Officials at Al-Azhar Mosque decided to deny women wearing “tight clothes” from entering the mosque.
- Min. of Culture said embodiment of prophets in films and series is against Azhar conviction.
- Cairo Criminal Court sentences 63 to 15 years in prison and five to ten years in prison over committing violent clashes in Oct. 2013.
- Moscow and Cairo to discuss MiG 35 fighter jets deal in Oct.
- Reactions to Sisi’s speech in Cairo University: questions about why the speech was not broadcast live.
- Terrorist cell captured in Sharqia amid suspicions of connections with Islamic State Group. (IS)
- Human Rights Watch to push for international investigations on Raba’a dispersal.
- Egypt will not react to the abusive statements of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan by cutting off economic ties with Turkey.
- Archaeologists in Luxor denounced the transfer of Tutankhamen’s mummy to Cairo for preservation purposes.
- Security bodies to abstain from Eid Adha vacation and intensify measures in public spaces instead.
- Hundreds of workers on strike across Egypt demanding their bonuses before Eid Adha.
- Egyptian ambassador to Austria appointed vice-president of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
- Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab met with officials from Saudi Arabia and the UAE to discuss cooperation in energy investments, as well as to prepare for Egypt’s Economic Summit due next February.
- African Development Bank to provide Egypt with $ 500 million for development projects in 2015.
- Sisi held a meeting with experts in Scientific Research and Education Council.
- Presidential decree amends law on arms imports, to be supervised by Min. of Defense.
- Min. of health “tortures” Hepatitis C patients in medical examination process and centers, procedures non-ending and expensive.