Egypt Press Review: June 22

Youm7 press


Minya Criminal Court sentenced Muslim Brotherhood guide Mohamed Badie and 182 other suspects to death, acquitted 496 others, and sentenced four members to life in prison. The court said the condemned are accused of violence, vandalizing Oudwa Police Station, and killing innocent people.


  • Tamarod Movement mediates to make Murad Mouafi and Free Egyptians Party rejoin Amr Moussa‘s parliamentary coalition.
  • Shipments of 52,000 tons of Brazilian wheat resent because they had insects in them.
  • Two reports to the Attorney General against Nassar Abdallah after saying that street children should be executed.

Al-Ahram press


A number of parties and political forces demanded again to amend protest law that was described as unconstitutional. Dostor Party spokesperson Khaled Daoud demanded to amend the protest law and release the revolution youths immediately.


  • Minister of Environment: Surveillance cameras were installed to monitor the drainage of factories.
  • 220 weapons were confiscated and 20,000 traffic violations were detected in security campaigns Saturday.
  • One-year jail sentence and a 3,000 EGP fine for a sexual harasser three days after he was arrested.

Akhbar press


President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi is to meet the United States Secretary of State John Kerry Saturday in his first official visit after the presidential elections. Kerry will deliver a message from President Barack Obama to congratulate Sisi for winning the presidential elections. Kerry also will deliver an invitation to Sisi for attending the Africa-America Summit in Washington in August.


  • Egypt retrieves 8 artifacts from Denmark.
  • Ministry of Supply prepares for Ramadan by making bakeries operate till evening and importing meat, fish, and poultry.
  • Sisi to make a speech in the African Summit’s opening session Thursday.

Al-Masry Al-Youm press

Al-Masry Al-Youm

Former President Adly Mansour appeared beside Sisi in the graduation party of two new classes of Police Academy and the Technical Military Academy which aroused controversy. Former Secretary General of Presidential Ceremonies Tarek Abdel Aziz that Mansour was present as the head of the Supreme Constitutional Court not as a former president. He said that he was present by virtue of the Nile Collar he was given by Sisi.


  • Judges for Egypt members were excluded from State Council promotions.
  • The International Organization of Muslim Brotherhood pressures Muslim Brotherhood to reconcile and participate in the parliamentary elections.

Al-Shorouq pressAl-Shorouq

High Presidential Election Commission chose Tuesday to continue studying the appeal submitted by former presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq against the decision of declaring the winning of Mohamed Morsi in July 2012.


  • Pope Twadros II ordains a new priest in Norway.
  • Syndicate of Doctors criticizes the decision of starting to work in hospitals at 7 a.m.
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