Sources close to the Muslim Brotherhood said the International MB Organization conducted talks after the acquittals of former President Hosni Mubarak and his men over the charges against of killing protesters in the January 25 Revolution. The group discussed the need to exploit this event to “build confidence between it and the revolutionary movements including the April 6 Movement, and Socialist revolutionaries.”
- Death toll from bird flu rises to 6 persons
- Egyptian Front runs for Parliament by unified list
Egypt’s Ministry of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities prepared a plan to attract Gulf investments in 20 projects at a cost of 150 billion EGP, said Minister Mustafa Madboly Monday in remarks to the reporters after his return from the UAE where he participated in the “The Investment in Egypt” conference.
- Tahrir Square re-closed after opening for 10 hours
- Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis claims responsibility for killing U.S. citizen in Sinai
The Ministry of Justice is studying legislative amendments to increase jurisdiction over influence peddling and bribery, as well as laws to honor the victims of the January 25 Revolution “financially and morally.”
The step comes per an order by President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi to enact recommendations by Judge Mahmoud al-Rashidi, who acquitted former President Hosni Mubarak of graft and dropped his murder charges.
- The military kills six terrorists in an operation in Sheikh Zuwayed, North Sinai
- Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab discusses means to prevent the recruitment of foreigners by the Islamic State group
- Sisi meets with the Council for Community Development to discuss the establishment of “the new Rafah city,” as the military evacuated one kilometer along the 12-kilometer border with Gaza strip to build a buffer zone
Some revolutionary forces called for protests against the acquittal verdicts for Mubarak, his sons, and former interior minister Habib al-Adly and 6 of his former aides. The protests will start Tuesday and last for a week.
- Police beat al-Masry al-Youm photographer in Abdel Moneim Reyad Square
- Gov’t receives Arab, Western bids to start up power projects
The Committee of Legislative Reform is considering the amendment of its articles according to president Abdel Fatah al-Sisi’s latest decisions after the acquittal of former president Hosni Mubarak, however, some experts says he cannot be re-tried.
- A major leader of Muslim Brotherhood based currently in Turkey has been removed from his position due to mass anger towards him for taking wrong decisions including participating in Nov.28 demonstrations
- The well-known Egyptian writer Radwa Ashor, 68, passed away and her funeral was attended by group of her relatives, friends, students and fans