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Friday, 3 January 2014

Egypt Press Review: Jan. 3

Youm7:

Minister of Interior Mohamed Ibrahim revealed that Muslim Brotherhood leader Mongey Saad Hussein’s son Yehia and seven others participated in the Mansoura explosion of the Dakahilia Security Directorate.Supreme Council for Press announced appointing Journalist Ahmed al-Naggar as Al-Ahram Newspaper’s Editor-in-Chief, Alaa Haider as MENA’s Editor-in-Chief, and Journalist Yasser Rizk as Al-Akhbar Newspapers’ Editor-in-Chief.Also:Ousted President Mohamed Morsi‘s sons might be sentenced to seven years imprisonment and sentenced to death if they funded any terrorism.Eight deals to drill for oil with investments worth 1.2 billion EGP ($172 million.)

Ahram pressAl-Ahram:

Cairo Appeal Court determined the start of Morsi’s trial along with 130 other suspects in the Wady al-Natrun prison break case to start on Jan. 28.Also:The Turkish opposition refuses to stop their protests against Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdo─čan.Orman Garden reopens after four months after the dispersal of the Muslim Brotherhood’s sit-in in Nahda Square.Two marches in Alexandria dispersed and 10 armed men arrested.AkhbarAl-Akhbar:Interim President Adly Mansour met with Minister of Irrigation Mohamed Abdul Muttalib to discuss the recent developments of the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam negotiations, which will continue its third session on Jan. 4.Also:Various political parties and factions announce the establishment of an alliance to run for the upcoming parliamentary elections.Minister of Supply Mohamed Abu Shady: Four million acres of wheat have been planted and there is enough stored for until April.

El masryAl-Masry Al-Youm:

Fathi Sorour, former Parliament president and prominent figure of the regime of former President Hosni Mubarak, reappeared in the political scene in a seminar on Thursday. It was hosted by the Egyptian association for economy, statistics, and legislation to discuss the new constitution articles.Also:Ministry of Education is preparing a second list of schools that belong to the Muslim Brotherhood to be put under observation and supervision.The government is discussing increasing prices of electricity bills by 50 percent.Ministry of Solidarity: Public service law draft will be ready within days.

Shorouq pressAl-Shorouq:

Armed Forces and security agencies intensified their presence in North Sinai to arrest Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis members and eliminate their source of arms and explosives.Also:12 billion EGP ($1.72 billion) was allocated to construct Rod El-Farag axis and the second phase of the regional road.Clashes erupted in Zagazig University.
5 Egypt News: Egypt Press Review: Jan. 3 Youm7: Minister of Interior Mohamed Ibrahim revealed that Muslim Brotherhood leader Mongey Saad Hussein’s son Yehia and seven others pa...
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