Egypt Press Review: March 22

Youm7 press


Interim President Adly Mansour said Egypt considers gulf countries security and preserving it against any threats as a national responsibility. Egypt requested from Kuwait summit activation of Arab initiative to counter terrorism.

Supreme Presidential Electoral Committee decided to eliminate judges who are affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood from observing the presidential elections and called on local and international organizations to observe the elections.


·      Holding Company for Water and Waste Water announce state of emergency after ‘yellow residues’ reached Cairo.

·      Kuwait’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Khaled al-Sabah: Arab conflicts will not last for long and Kuwait Summit meetings are opportunity to clear conflicts.

·      Health Ministry National Committee on Viral Hepatitis member Manal Hamdy: We made an agreement with producing company of hepatitis C treatment drug to provide sufficient amount to cure 50,000 patients.

 Ahram press


Interim President Adly Mansour called on Ethiopia for clear dialogue about the Grand Renaissance Dam to solve the crisis before it escalates.

Cairo University decided to suspend 23 students for attempting violent acts and raising Al-Qaeda flag, university president Gaber Nassar said that the university will not go easy with violence and vandalism.


·        South Sudan Minister of Defense will visit Cairo Saturday.

·      Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan blocks twitter and President Abdullah Gül objects.

·      Cairo Governor: We continue to demolish violating buildings and those affected should file reports to the judiciary.

 Akhbar press


Deputy Minister of Justice Ahmed al-Sergany said the penalties law will be amended in response to the National Council for Women’s suggestion to five years in prison for sexual harassment and 15 years for doing it a second time.


·        1.5 billion euro to fund the third line of metro.

·      Press syndicate general assembly adjourned.

·      30 percent bonus for mail employees starting July.

 Al-Masry Al-Youm press

Al-Masry Al-Youm

Police Academy is to host ousted Presidents Mohamed Morsi and Hosni Mubarak Saturday for their trials of killing protesters.

June 30 fact-finding committee head Fouad Riad demanded Muslim Brotherhood and victims’ families to present the evidence and information they have about the dispersal of Rabaa’s sit-in, in order to issue a neutral report.


·      Supreme Presidential Electoral Committee will hold a meeting Saturday to determine the date for calling citizens to vote.

·      Unidentified assailants blast butane gas store in Giza, resulting burning of six cars with an explosion of 1,000 gas cylinders.

·      State Council Legislation Division finishes the draft of Counter Terrorism Law.

·      Minister of Communication Atef Helmy fails to end mail employees strike.

 Al-Shorouq press


Minister of Youth and Sports Khaled Abdel Aziz is seeking approval from security agencies to allow fans to attend the second leg matches of CAF Champions League on March 29 and 30.

Activist Mona Seif said her detained brother activist Alaa Abdel Fatah, who was arrested for protesting without permission, has been transferred to an unknown location for no knowledgeable reason.


·      President Adly Mansour: Hamas made many mistakes by supporting Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt.

·      Political parties: The delay of presidential candidacy registration benefits Muslim Brotherhood.

·      Mansour announces formation of committee to counter violence against women.

·      Minister of Local Development Adel Labib: National project for youth provides one million job opportunities.

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