Egypt Press Review: June 7

Youm7 press


Egyptian Deputy Foreign Minister for European Affairs Hatem Seif El-Nasr denounced Friday the report of the European Union concerning the presidential election, saying that it had mixed between the electoral process and political issues.

The National Council for Women welcomed new amendments which toughened the punishment for sexual harassment in a press statement.


  • The Ministry of Interior’s Tax Evasion Department detected 1104 cases of tax evasion, totaling 6.4 billion EGP.
  • The final exams of high school start Saturday for 43,000 students nationwide.
  • Interim president Adly Mansour has issued a number of decisions before his successor Abdel Fatah al-Sisi takes office.

Ahram press


Violent clashes erupted Friday after noon prayers between pro-Muslim Brotherhood protesters and security forces, who used teargas to disperse pro-MB protests in Faisal and Haram streets in Giza.

Cairo governorate is renovating all presidential palaces, especially at Kobri el-Qobba palace where the inauguration ceremony of the president-elect Abdel Fatah al-Sisi will be held and attended by world leaders.

Akhbar press


President-elect Abdel Fatah al-Sisi will be sworn in Sunday before the General Assembly of the Supreme Constitutional Court in presence of interim President Adly Mansour and Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab.

Minister of Supply and Local Trade Khaled Hanafy decided to extend the period of registration of those born between 2006 and 2011 for the subsidized ration cards to the end of this year instead of the end of June.

Chairman of the Egyptian Trade Union Federation said that all workers and their union organizations are willing to suspend their strikes to give a chance for the newly president-elect Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.

Al-Masry Al-Youm press

Al-Masry Al-Youm

The international mobile phone company Vodafone allows countries to use its network to listen to and record customers’ calls without any permission, although it is illegal to disclose whether it has done so in Egypt.

The vicinity of the student campus of Al Azhar University in Cairo witnessed clashes on Friday between protesting students and security forces, no injuries reported.

Deputy of Ministry of Health in Aswan stated that Malaria outbreak is under control, noting that 5,600 people in the area were screened for the disease and all results came back negative.

Al-Shorouq press


Minister of Justice Nayer Othman approved Friday the request of Local Development Ministry to grant its inspectors a judicial license to file reports against violators.

Urban Communities Authority decided to provide a new public transportation system linking the Greater Cairo with the new cities like October 6 City.

Head of the National Authority for Tunnels announced that Japan will partially fund the building of the second phase of the Metro Fourth Line which is scheduled to be established in the finance year 2015-2016.

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