Egypt Politics digest Aug.20: Abu Mariam Al Masry who ordered persecution of 20 Egyptian Copts killed in Libya
Isis beheaded 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya in February 2015. Reuters.
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Abu Mariam Al Masry who ordered persecution of 20 Egyptian Copts killed in Libya

Abu Mariam al Masry, the third leader in the militant Islamic state affiliate in Libya who ordered the killing of 20 Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya, has been killed, Libyan officials to Youm7 Friday.

In February 2015, A total of 20 Egyptian Copts were beheaded by the IS group members in Libya; Egyptian and Libyan troops have launched air strikes over the militants’ hotbeds northern parts of the country.

 

Spain gets investigation authority from Switzerland into Egyptian business tycoon’s chares

An Egyptian high-level judicial source told Youm7 that the Spanish judicial prosecution has gotten authority of investigation with Egyptian-Spanish business tycoon Hussein Salem over the charges of money laundering in Spanish lands, from the Swiss authorities.

Salem, former President Hosni Mubarak’s ally, has reached reconciliation with the Egyptian government, per which he should pay around 5 billion EGP for dropping criminal charges over embezzlement.

Salem’s assets have been frozen in Switzerland ‘s banks pending the end of his legal situations and criminal charges he has faced in Egypt since the outbreak of January 25 uprising.

 

Court of Cassation upholds 3y sentence in prison against 5 people

Egypt’s Court of Cassation upheld Friday a three-year sentence in jail against five people, allegedly belong to the banned Muslim Brotherhood, over inciting violence, sabotaging, and attacking a police car in Mansoura city of Dakahlia governorate, Youm7 reported.

 

Turkey-based Muslim Brotherhood delegations flies to Canada

Turkey-based Muslim Brotherhood Council will send a delegation, headed by chairperson of Revolutionary Council in Turkey Maha Azzam to Canada to defend and support the group in Egypt, Youm7 reported the council’s statement Friday.

 

Satellite picture shows rainwater goes through Ethiopian’s under-construction dam

Satellite pictures have revealed that heavy rain waters in Ethiopia has gone through the under-construction of Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam on Blue Nile, to move then to Sudan and Egypt, Youm7 reported.

 

Satellite picture shows rainwater goes through Ethiopian's under-construction dam- YOUM7

Satellite picture shows rainwater goes through Ethiopian’s under-construction dam- YOUM7

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