The Cairo Criminal Court on Saturday put off till May 27 the trial of 35 defendants implicated in the Warraq island case.
Prime Minister Sharif Ismail ordered on Sunday the establishment of a new urban community in Giza’s Al-Warraq island.
The supervision of the disputed El-Warraq Island was moved to the New Urban Communities Authority (NUCA) per a presidential decree.
Release of 8 persons arrested during the clashes of Al Warraq who faced charges against resisting the land violations campaign on the Island.
Giza Security Directorate is establishing a police station on Warraq Island to follow up on the security situation and arrest outlaws, said a security source.
Several meetings will be held with Warraq residents to correct misconceptions regarding the eviction and displacement of its citizens.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Ali Abdelaal met on Wednesday with the parliament members of Warraq Consistency.
Everyday, Mohamed Arafa, a 30-year-old construction worker, leaves for work by a ferry boat, the only transportation way off Warraq Island in Cairo’s Nile River.
The island's residents were told last month to present any legal documents proving their ownership of the land to authorities, according to a parliamentarian.
Ten suspects have been arrested on Sunday over the clashes that broke out between security forces and citizens of the Warraq district.
A citizen was killed and 37 security men, including two major generals, were wounded in clashes between citizens and security forces in Warraq district of Giza.
A citizen was killed and 19 others injured when clashes erupted between some people and security forces in Warraq, Giza governorate.