Egypt Press Review: May 28

Second day of voting for presidential elections



Judiciary sources from the High Presidential Election Committee (HPEC) said that the voters who participated in the first and second day of presidential elections are estimated to 30 – 40 percent of the total registered voters.

Secretary General of the National Council for Childhood and Motherhood (NCCM) Azza al-Ashmawy announced that they monitored several cases of political exploitation of children during the presidential elections.

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HPEC extended presidential voting to a third day to give non-local voters a chance to cast their vote.

Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab visited the central operation room of the cabinet’s Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC) will follow the electoral process in different governorates.

Human rights organizations praise the efforts of security forces and army to secure the polling satiations during the presidential election.

Akhbar press


HPEC said that allowing non-local voters to cast their vote without prior registration will invalidate the electoral process.

Egypt welcomes Tanzania’s call to review the Entebbe Agreement, also called the Cooperative Framework Agreement, which was signed by some Nile Basin countries in 2010.

Egypt participated in military training with Bahrain for several days and included training on freeing hostages and dealing with explosives, Military Spokesperson Ahmed Ali said Tuesday on his official Facebook page.

Al-Masry Al-Youm press

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There were violent clashes between security forces and some pro-Muslim Brotherhood supporters when the latter tried to raid one of the polling stations at Kerdasa city.

Security forces detonated a handmade bomb east Alexandria.

Al-Shorouq press


The Cabinet is planning to raise the fees of oil and gasoline starting from January 2015 and will apply the smart cards for one month as a trial.

The governor of Aswan decided to suspend the reconciliation efforts in ending the conflict between the tribes of Daboud and Beni Helal due to the presidential elections.

Chief of African COMESA Election Observation Mission to Egypt stated the mission did not monitor any irregularity in the polling stations during first day of elections.

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