Egypt Press Review May 29



– Expenditure of Egypt’s presidential elections is estimated at 1.2 billion EGP ($171.4 million).

– 25 million Egyptian voters cast their ballots.

Al-Masry Al-Youm press

Al Masry Al Youm

– Voter turnout in Egypt’s 2014 presidential elections estimated at 42 percent of registered voters.

– Egypt’s Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy calls on Libyan authorities to tighten security measures at Egyptian-Libyan borders and Washington calls on US nationals to leave Libya immediately.

Al-Shorouq press

Al Shorouk

– Bombing at power station in Al-Kuraymat town led to outrage in Cairo’s districts of Dar El-Salam and Al-Basateen.

– Following the presidential elections, the Egyptian government will amend the parliamentary ballot law.

el ahram

Al Ahram

– Election observers from the community of Sahel-Saharan states (CEN-SAD) and COMESA said Egypt’s 2014 presidential elections was transparent and impartial.

– Three weeks before the World Cup 2014 kicks off, 100 people were killed outside Brazil’s national stadium following clashes between security forces and indigenous protesters.

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