Egypt Press Review: May 15
By MOHAMED ABDEL MEGEED

Youm7 press

Youm7

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said voting in the presidential elections for Egyptians abroad will be hosted in 141 polling stations in 124 countries starting Thursday.

The death toll from coronavirus in Saudi Arabia rose to 152 people including three Egyptians since the first case was reported in September 2012: medical advisor of Egyptian Embassy in Saudi Arabia.

General Secretary of the High Presidential Election Commission announced that the commission allocated 20 hotlines to receive the complaints of Egyptian voters abroad in the presidential elections.

Ahram press

Al-Ahram

The Cairo Criminal Court Wednesday adjourned to May 20 the trial of ousted President Mohamed Morsi and 14 others on charges of inciting the murder of demonstrators outside Cairo’s Ithadeya presidential palace in late 2012.

The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) indexes gained 5.2 billion EGP ($742 million) amid remarkable improvement in liquidity and market capitalization.

The Egyptian Ambulance Organization will provide 2,500 ambulance cars adjacent to polling stations during the upcoming presidential elections.

Akhbar press

Al-Akhbar

Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab announced that the national project to develop the Suez Canal axis will begin with aquiculture projects and electronic factories.

The Cabinet will discuss in the next week the National Council of Wages’ plan to restructure the wages system in Egypt: Minister of Planning.

Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) announced that it will monitor the upcoming presidential elections scheduled on May 26 and 27.

Al-Masry Al-Youm press

Al-Masry Al-Youm

The ministerial committee to amend the political rights and parliamentary laws determined a limit of 1 million EGP for electoral propaganda during the parliamentary elections.

Pro-Muslim Brotherhood students demonstrated in six universities and clashed with security forces in Al Azhar University.

The Cabinet announced the beginning of daylight saving time on Thursday.

Al-Shorouq press

Al-Shorouq

The military spokesperson announced that military forces killed two Takfiri elements and arrested nine militants during an operation in Sheikh Zuweid, North Sinai.

Muslim Brotherhood supporters plan to stage protest marches in front of Egyptian embassies in different countries during the presidential elections.

The Minya prosecution referred on Wednesday the Supreme Deputy Guide of the Muslim Brotherhood Mahmoud Ezzat to criminal court on charges of espionage with Qatar and Turkey.

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