The son of a former state security officer was kidnapped Wednesday by unknown assailants in Sheikh Zayed in 6 October City when he was on his way to school.
- Minister of Transport Hany Dahy said that the financial losses of the railway system reached 3 billion EGP ($420 million) during the past financial year.
- The Cabinet protest trial of activist Ahmed Doma and 269 other defendants was adjourned to Nov. 22 to listen to the defense.
- A tanker containing 44 tons of jet fuel flipped over on a road north of Hurghada on the Red Sea. The driver and his assistant were transferred to a hospital for treatment.
According to Russia Today, Egypt received S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems from Russia this year.
- Cairo University Freshman Mennatallah Saad at the Faculty of Antiquities was prevented from continuing her studies due to suffering from cerebral palsy. Saad’s health condition does not “commensurate” with the study system, according to faculty dean Mohamed Hamza. Her family subsequently sent a complaint to Cairo University President Gaber Nassar to protest their daughter’s exclusion.
The Cairo Criminal Court referred Khaled Ali, the lawyer of the defendants in the Cabinet protest trial, to the prosecution after Ali’s request to receive a copy of the investigations he claimed proved the “torture of the defendants” was denied by the judge, and arguments ensued.
- The former secretary of the dissolved National Democratic Party of former President Hosni Mubarak, Ahmed Ezz, denied claims he will return to politics.
- Al-Azhar University suspended 23 students due to their alleged involvement in violent acts on campus. Sixty-two other students suspected in participating in another riot were also suspended pending investigations.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi issued a decree Wednesday that grants him the power to deport non-Egyptian convicts and suspects to their countries of origin to be tried or have their punishments implemented there.
- An International Monetary Fund (IMF) delegation arrived in Cairo Wednesday to prepare a report on Egypt’s economy.
- A man was killed and another injured Wednesday in a blast on Cairo’s Ring Road.
- The Egyptian Navy claimed it killed three militants and arrested 29 others after its ships were attacked by three fishing boats Wednesday.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi issued a decree granting the national fund Long Live Egypt the right to allocate its money to services and development projects.
- Egyptian Armed Forces Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Mahmoud Hegazy and U.S. Central Command Deputy Commander Vice Adm. Mark Fox met Wednesday to discuss bilateral military relations.
- At least 10 people were injured in a car bomb attack outside a restaurant in Arish in North Sinai.