Egypt prosecutor orders release of Mubarak
Egypt’s general prosecutor ordered the release of former President Hosni Mubarak on Thursday, Reuters news agency reported. Ex-Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak was released from prison Thursday after more than 2 years in detention,
A Cairo prosecutor has ordered that Mohamed Badie, the Muslim Brotherhood’s supreme guide, be detained for 15 days pending investigations into allegations that he incited the burning down of Egypt’s government installments and the torturing of citizens at the Rabaa al-Adaweya protest. (Also see: Hosni Mubarak Released But Banned From Traveling)
Another prosecutor had ordered that Badie be detained for 30 days for investigations into violent confrontations that happened in July and violence that took place at the end of last year.
Security forces arrested Badie from an apartment in Nasr City, Egypt on Tuesday and investigations in the allegations brought against him began on Wednesday.
Sinai television building attacked by armed men
Gunmen attacked North Sinai’s television building early on Thursday and exchanged fire with security forces in Egypt.
Eyewitnesses said that the assailants hid in nearby residences and fired shots on the building, targeting security personnel.
The attack destroyed the front gate of the building and a disputed number of injuries was reported.
In similar news, another group of gunmen attacked a checkpoint in North Sinai, Egypt with RPGs late on Wednesday while security forces have launched a few attacks on the Rafah border on tunnels that were being used to smuggle goods to Gaza.
This content is from : Aswat Masriya