Egypt Press Review: May 16



The presidential election committee is observing elections abroad through a live streaming service.

Egyptian Interpol called upon Saudi Arabian authorities to arrest Mohamed Ahmed Al-Adawy Shabaya, the main financer of the Ansar Bait al-Maqdis militant group.

The Ministry of Health in cooperation with the Civil Aviation Ministry began applying health measures in airports to face the spread of coronavirus.

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Presidential candidate Abdel Fatah al-Sisi told Al-Ahram that addressing the poverty cycle would be the main focus of the next four years of presidency, and empowering youth in leading positions.

Security forces in Ismailia arrested four “terrorists” and seized two storehouses filled with explosives.

The Ministry of Electricity and Ministry of Petroleum agreed to form a permanent work group to face the electricity overload in the country and the power outages.

Akhbar press


The International Organization of the Muslim Brotherhood is planning to assassinate presidential candidate Hamdeen Sabbahi to thwart the election process: security sources.

The fact-finding committee investigating the events of June 30 asked the presidency to extend its work for three months to deliver its final report.

The Nour Party in the Dakahlia governorate said Abdel Fatah al-Sisi is capable of rebuilding the country and protecting it from conspiracies.

Al-Shorouq press

Interim President Adly Mansour signed the Arab convention on the transfer of sentenced people to their countries on condition of a similar punishment and without impacting the country’s security.

The State Council obligates the government to present the Witness Protection Act to ministries of finance, interior, and the Central Agency for Organization and Management.

Al-Masry Al-Youm press

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Libyan militants hold 250 Egyptian drivers until Egypt releases a number of Libyans detained in Egyptian prisons.

Political corruption law prevents tax dodgers and those convicted in criminal cases from voting.



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