Egypt Press Review: June 10



President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi reinstated Ibrahim Mahlab as Prime Minister again after approving the resignation of Mahlab’s interim Cabinet. Sisi asked Mahlab to form the new government.

Cairo Criminal Court adjourned the trial of former President Hosni Mubarak, his two sons Gamal and Alaa, and former Minister of Interior Habib al-Adly over charges of embezzling public funds worth 125 million EGP.

Border guards in coordination with the engineering body of the Armed Forces destroyed five tunnels between Egypt and Gaza at Rafah and seized two unlicensed cars loaded with weapons at the Libyan borders Monday.

Ahram press


President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received an invitation from Ethiopian Foreign Minister Tedros Adhanom Monday to visit Addis Ababa, Capital of Ethiopia, in a meeting at the presidential palace to discuss the crisis of the Renaissance Dam.

Assistant Interior Minister for Public Security said that Sisi’s first speech as president has outlined the platform of the ministry in the coming period which will depend on building a friendly relationship between the police and the people on the basis of respect for the law.

Health Ministry announced that twenty citizens tested positive for malaria so far in Upper Egypt’s governorate of Aswan, noting that only one case is of a malignant malaria type.

Akhbar press


Interim Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab began consultations to form a new government and is expected to change seven ministers, including education, irrigation, and environment.

Alexandria Criminal Court ordered Monday the release of Mohamed El-Sheimy, the police officer accused of torturing Sayed Belal to death during investigations into the bomb attack on the Two Saints Church.

Al-Masry Al-Youm press

Al-Masry Al-Youm

The official newspaper published Monday evening a presidential decree issued by former interim President Adly Mansour to transfer the assets and management of the Port of Arish in North Sinai owned by the state to Defense Ministry.

Former head of 50-member Committee Amr Moussa announced the principles of the electoral coalition that will run the coming parliamentary elections. He said that those who were found guilty of corruption would not participate in the coalition and that the integration of parties and political movements is not on the table.

Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy discussed with his Ethiopian, Tanzanian, and Angolan counterparts the possible ways to restore Egypt’s membership in the African Union, after Sisi’s swear-in ceremony as president.

Al-Shorouq press


Former interim President Adly Mansour announced he would not rule in any of the lawsuits challenging the decrees he adopted as president, after he has restored his former position as head of the Supreme Constitutional Court.

I Saw Harassment Campaign monitored at least five cases of group harassment incidents that took place in Tahrir Square Sunday, during the celebrations of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi’s inauguration.

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