Egypt Press Review: June 11

Youm7 press


President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi accepted the resignation of former presidential advisors who worked with his predecessor Adly Mansour. The announcement did not mention Ehab Badawy, the presidential spokesperson, or Kamal al-Ganzoury the advisor for economic affairs.

Interior Ministry started a security campaign headed by Assistant Interior Minister Ali al-Demerdash to remove violations in downtown Cairo and other distracts.

Fears were renewed in Upper Egypt’s governorate of Aswan due to the failure of reconciliation efforts between the tribes of Daboud and Beni Helal over old clashes that took place in April leaving 26 dead and dozens of injures.

Al-Ahram press


President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received Abdel Wahed al-Rady head of International Parliamentary Union at the presidential headquarters Tuesday. Sisi asserted his intention to complete the last step of the road map by holding the parliamentary election.

Minister of Social Solidarity Ghada Waly and Minister of Health Adel al-Adawy visited a victim of sexual harassment in an incident which occurred in Tahrir Square Sunday, at Helmiya Military Hospital.

Ethiopian foreign minister Tedros Adhanom said that Equatorial Guinea will host a meeting between the Egyptian president Abdel Fatah al-Sisi and the Ethiopian prime minister within two weeks to discuss the crisis of Renaissance Dam.

Members of Tamarod  youth movement launched a new website called “Sisi meter” to receive requests from citizens to the president.

Akhbar press


Cairo Criminal Court adjourned Tuesday trial of ousted president Mohamed Morsi and other 14 defendants over charges of killing protestors in the incidents of Ithadeya Palace to Wednesday to complete hearing the witnesses.

Foreign minister Nabil Fahmy met Naser al-Qudwa, the envoy of the general secretary of the Arab League to Libya, and United States’ Ambassador to Libya David Satterfield to discuss the Libyan political and security crisis.

Minister of Irrigation Mohamed Abdul Muttalib declared that the ministry will launch the first phase of the electoral platform of the new president by planting 1.5 million acres with groundwater in coordination with the agriculture ministry.

Al-Masry Al-Youm press

Al-Masry Al-Youm

Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International released a joint statement regarding the human rights crisis in Egypt and demanded President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi release those detained for exercising their rights to freedom of expression, association, and peaceful assembly and to amend the protest law.

Nour Party and Salafist Call attacked Minister of Endowment Mohamed Mokhtar for applying the presidential decree that prohibits non-appointed preachers at the Ministry of Religious Endowment or non-graduates from Al-Azhar Institute from delivering sermons or giving lessons at mosques.

Hisham Genena, head of the Central Auditing Organization, said they will not monitor the private newspapers and channels, meanwhile they seek to observe the financial affairs of Judges Club.

Al-Shorouq press


Military Forces killed a takfiri element in Shiekh Zuwayd in North Sinai during a security campaign Monday and two bombs exploded near military trucks, the engineering body of the Armed Forces destroyed three tunnels south Rafah crossing border.

The general secretary of the Pharmacists Syndicate Abdullah Zain al-Abden revealed the shortage of 800 kinds of drugs, adding that the syndicate had submitted a preliminary list of those drugs to the ministry of health to be available for patients as soon as possible.

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