Egypt Press Review: April 10
By MOHAMED ABDEL MEGEED

Youm7 press

Youm7

The U.S. Department of State announced Wednesday the designation of Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis as a “Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTOs)” after a number of attacks against Israeli and Egyptian targets.

Also:

  • Unknown militants killed three policemen in Sharqia and Qena.
  • Interior Ministry allocated 250,000 policemen to secure polling stations nationwide during the upcoming presidential elections.
  • The European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs Catherine Ashton will meet interim President Adly Mansour on Thursday.
  • The high electricity load caused power cuts for 29 days during March: Ministry of Electricity.

 Ahram press

Al-Ahram

Interim President Adly Mansour discussed on Wednesday with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas the latest developments in the peace talks with Israel.

The vicinity of Cairo University witnessed violent clashes between Muslim Brotherhood students and security forces. Some students were arrested following the clashes.

Also:

  • Schools to reopen Saturday after a period of relative calm in Aswan.
  • Ministry of Agriculture prepared 55 control units to confront locust swarms.

 Akhbar press

Al-Akhbar

  • Security forces dispersed a protest at Al-Azhar University’s Zagazig branch held by female students, after they tried to block the road and halt traffic.
  • The Egyptian Armed Forces ranked 13th in the world and the first in Africa, according to an annual international military report.
  • Head of the European Union delegation to Egypt denied any European or international funding for the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.
  • The Central Bank of Egypt prohibited banking transactions with some Arab countries including Qatar, Sudan, Syria, and Libya.

 Al-Masry Al-Youm press

Al-Masry Al-Youm

  • Social Solidarity Ministry unfroze the assets of 13 associations that were blacklisted over accusations of affiliation with the Muslim Brotherhood.
  • Security officers in Ain Shams University clashed with students after they broke in the Faculty of Commerce and fired flames.
  • The Criminal Court in Cairo sentenced 18 Muslim Brotherhood supporters to three to seven years in prison over violent acts in Shubra.
  • The Salloum border crossing between Egypt and Libya has been closed by the Libyan authorities since Monday.

 Al-Shorouq press

Al-Shorouq

A prosecution witness in the case of a “terrorist” organization linked to al-Qaeda said that Mohamed al-Zawahry launched that group to target police and army forces and institutions, Christians, and churches.

Also:

  • Muslim Brotherhood denied responsibility for the latest attacks in Egypt.
  • The Supreme Election Commission announced Wednesday the administrative procedures for the upcoming presidential elections.
  • The Armed Forces Medical Complex hosted the first medical conference for psychiatry.
Recommend to friends

Leave a comment