Egypt Press Review: April 24
By MOHAMED ABDEL MEGEED


Youm7 press

Youm7

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy will visit Washington on Thursday to meet his American counterpart John Kerry to discuss bilateral relations between Egypt and the United States.

Also:

  • Widespread international criticism of Qatar’s failure to protect domestic workers threatens its ability to host the FIFA World Cup in 2022.
  • Pro-Muslim Brotherhood students set fire to the administrative security room of the Education Faculty during protests in Azhar University.

Ahram press

Al-Ahram

  • A bomb exploded Wednesday morning in 6 October City, resulting in the murder of a police officer in front of his house.
  • Zagazig University witnessed violent clashes between pro-Muslim Brotherhood students and security forces, three students were injured.
  • Anti-tax evasion sector collected 200 million EGP during the last nine months.
  • Kasr El Nile Misdemeanor Court sentenced 29 defendants to three years of labor on charges of attacking policemen during the dispersal of a Tahrir Square sit-in on March 23, 2013.

Akhbar press

Al-Akhbar

The Ministry of Interior spokesperson said one policeman was killed during a gunfight with a new “terrorist” cell affiliated with Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis in Alexandria, adding that security forces killed one of the militants and detained another one.

Also:

  • Minya Misdemeanor Court sentenced the governor of Minya to six months in jail for not implementing a judicial verdict.
  • U.S. decided to send Egypt 10 Apache helicopters to support Egypt in its fight against ”terrorism.”

Al-Masry Al-Youm press

Al-Masry Al-Youm

  • Dissident Muslim Brotherhood youth to establish a “Free Justice Party” to reform the radical thoughts of the group.
  • The Ethiopian government announced that the state is inclined to self-fund the Renaissance Dam after international funds were suspended.
  • The Ministry of Finance stated that an additional increase in gasoline prices will provide 1.6 billion EGP annually.

Al-Shorouq press

Al-Shorouq

Interim President Adly Mansour placed a wreath of flowers on the tomb of former President Anwar Sadat during celebrations of the liberation of Sinai.

The Board Council of the Press Syndicate held a meeting on Wednesday with all editors-in-chief of Egyptian newspapers to discuss recent adopted measures to secure journalists and photojournalists who cover clashes and protests.

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