* Egyptians joined Libya’s ISIS, their families accused security agencies of enforced disappearance. Letters found in the Egyptians’ clothes after they were killed.
* Police pursue perpetrators of assassination attempt of Egypt’s ex-Mufti Ali Gomaa
* 420 surveillance cameras installed to follow up on security situation in Sharm el-Sheikh
* Government approves Tax dispute act
* Terrorists attacks targeting security armored vehicles in Sinai thwarted; 8 terrorists killed; conscript and civilians killed
* 11 newborn killed in fire broke out in a hospital in Iraq
* Parliament speaker meets with youth members of House of Representatives and praises their role.
* The General Committee at the parliament decided to postpone sessions until Aug. 21.
* Parliament’s sub-committee of manpower announced a plan to solve Egyptian expatriates’ problems, especially workers either by sending delegations abroad or summoning representatives of expatriates’ communities to attend sessions.
* MP Gebaly el-Maraghy says new civil servant law is not “unfair” against employees. He addressed protesting tax employees: no need for vigils that would disrupt country’s progress.
* One of the accused in murdering the Shiite leader Hassan Shehata was captured in Giza
* Financial Ministry: subsidy cut off power has nothing to do with IMF loan
* Parliamentary committee: we demand closure of exchange companies to eliminate corruption
* Worker killed after he fell off a wooden scaffold in Gharbiya governorate
Sherifa el-Ansary loved Um Kulthum, joined blind orchestra
* Egyptian efforts to restore stability in South Sudan
* Cabinet decides to halt rice export
* Aswan’s High Dam is ready for “flooding” and storage sufficient for 3 years
* Germany issues “Berlin statement” to harshen terrorism law
* Egypt’s handball team meets Polish team in Rio Olympics Thursday