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Saturday, 16 November 2013

Egypt Press Review: Nov. 16

Egypt Press Review: Nov. 16
Egypt Press Review: Nov. 16


Maadi Military Hospital received many requests from public figures to visit toppled president Hosni Mubarak after the expiration of his house arrest.

 Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu revealed his agreement on signing a joint cooperation convention with Minister of Defense General Abdel Fatah al-Sisi between Russian and Egyptian armed forces, and also conducting joint exercises to counter terrorism and piracy.


 125 cases of tax evasion detected, worth 6.3 billion EGP (912 million $.)

Three Islamist parties visits the ousted president Mohamed Morsi to persuade him that his return is impossible.
The Khartoum Embassy denounced the media campaign against Egypt in Sudan.
Obama’s consultant: Egyptians ousted Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood rule demoralized them.

Standard & Poor announced that they raised the credit rating of Egypt to B- from CCC+ for the first time in 14 years.

Interim President Adly Mansour is to issue a declaration to form a legal commission to defend Egypt’s rights to the Nile according to international law and conventions, to deal with the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.


332 Million EGP (48 million $) to fund sanitation in underprivileged areas.
Security forces in Cairo University received fixed positions with raise.
Presidential declaration on the agreement to the Developing 8 Countries Charter.

 Prime Minister Deputy Ziad Bahaa el-Din affirmed that the government is not afraid of issuing decisions, and decisions will be discussed with political currents without excluding anyone.

Ziad Bahaa el-Din denied the exclusion of a certain faction from their political rights.

 Minister of interior Mohamed Ibrahim affirmed that the ministries’ agencies began apply a plan to secure the country during the Mohamed Mahmoud commemoration, advising against any attempts to terrorize citizens or attack any buildings.


The government will be working until the end of the transitional phase.
New electricity project with Italian investments.
50-member committee agreed on establishing an independent economical council.
 Al-Masry Al-Youm

 Tens of Shiites commemorated the second day of the martyrdom of Hussein ibn Ali at al-Hussein mosque after the suspension of celebrations due to tension between Shiites and Salafis on the Day of Ashura, Thursday.


Robert Fisk: Egyptian reverence for General Abdel Fatah al-Sisi will not continue if security and economy collapse.
The nuclear plant project to launch in January, while US and Russia bid on establishing the first two reactors.

 The fourth session of Hosni Mubarak’s trial, along with his sons’ Alaa and Gamal, former Minister of Interior Habib al-Adly, and fugitive businessman Hussein Salem, on charges of murdering peaceful demonstrators during the January 25 Revolution, will be held in the Police Academy.

The Catholic Church held a meeting with many Coptic businessmen, judges and public figures in the Cathedral headquarters on Wednesday in the presence of Pope Tawadros II to discuss the church’s stance on the constitutional amendments in 50-member committee.


World Cup departs Egypt today.
After the end of state of emergency, MB protests did not change.
Investigation with seven Takfirists in North Sinai.
Renewal of imprisonment for head of “Bayt al-Maqdis” for 15 more days
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