Egypt Press Review: Sept. 30
Egyptian newspapers


Sources in the National Salvation Front (NSF) said the election committee has sent its recommendations to the front’s executive office concerning the agreement of parties to run in the next parliamentary elections under the umbrella of the NSF.

The committee pointed out that some of the leftist members of the NSF did not send written approvals when requested.

In an official statement from the Ministry of Interior, a security source denied any exceptional visits to Muslim Brotherhood leader Khairat el-Shater last Friday in Tora prison, asserting that he and other Brotherhood leaders do not receive any visitors on Fridays and official vacations.


An official source stated that there are recommendations from the government to combine the anti-terrorism and demonstration laws. The source asserted that the new law would regulate the right to protest and ensure freedom of speech, as well as maintain the safety of citizens, and protect public and private properties.

The law will designate places for protest, preventing protesters from entering vital and strategic locations, particularly legal, executive and judicial institutions, as well as places of worship.

The Pensioners Union headed by al-Badry Farghaly submitted an urgent report to the Ministry of Solidarity Ahmed Boraie stressing the importance of applying the minimum wage to pensioners in accordance with the current insurance law, which states that 80% of the minimum wage must be paid.

 AkhbarAl-Akhbar :

In the German Tourism Media Forum that was held yesterday in Luxor, the president of the Foreign Correspondents Association Volkhard Windfuhr declared Luxor the capital of tourism in the world.

El masryAL-Masry Al-Youm :

Al-Masry Al-Youm was informed that the Ministry of Housing is to declare the terms concerning receiving units of the new social housing project that aims at fulfilling a million housing unit in five years, at the end of the week.

Minister of Local Development Adel Labib said the government is scheduling timings for the movement of large trucks inside greater Cairo to eliminate traffic jams and limit accidents.

ShoroukAL-Shorouq :

In a statement to Al-Shorouq, Prime Minister Hazem al-Beblawy said the government is committed to executing the verdict issued by the Cairo Court on the urgent matter of forming a committee from the cabinet to manage the confiscated Muslim Brotherhood funds and real estate, until a final verdict is issued.

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs stated that Egyptian sources confirmed that the armed forces destroyed more than 300 underground tunnels between Sinai and Gaza, with only ten tunnels remaining.

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