Egypt Press Review: July 1
Egyptian Press
By : Mohamed Ali

Youm7 press

Youm7

Two police officers died and 13 were injured in different explosions near the presidential palace of Ithadeya. Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim accused the Muslim Brotherhood of the bombings and assured the continuation of a war against terrorism.

Also:

  • Minister of Finance Hani Kadry said that the new budget aims to aid poor and low-income citizens.

Al-Ahram press

Al-Ahram

Head of al-Nour party Younis Makhioun refused the calls for celebrating the July 3 ouster, Makhioun said the protests will lead to violence and asked Muslim Brotherhood leaders to accept reality and stop protesting.

Also:

  • Security forces prevented an attempt for bombing the Constitutional Court.
  • Egyptian-Sudanese talks to discuss the Renaissance Dam crisis will be held Tuesday.
  • President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi gave a national address Monday evening to mark the first anniversary of June 30. Sisi said that terrorism still stands in the way of Egyptians’ aspirations.

Akhbar press

Al-Akhbar

Minister of Electricity Mohamed Shaker said the increase of electricity prices will start in July, Shaker added that the government will remove the subsidy on electricity in light of a program drafted for the next 5 years.

Also:

  • Antiquities Ministry announced the discovery of the ruins of an old Romanian city in Al-Beheira.
  • Cairo Criminal Court adjourned to July 10 the trial of Adel Habara and 34 others over charges of killing 25 policemen in Rafah.
  • Subsidy of petroleum products decreased to 100 billion EGP.

Al-Masry Al-Youm press

Al-Masry Al-Youm

Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab announced that the government is working on a new plan to establish the largest network of roads and bridges to link all governorates in Egypt.

  • The youth of Beni Helal tribe declared Monday that they refuse the conciliation with Dabooud Tribe in Aswan.
  • Ministry of Communications announced the postponement of the fourth mobile network’s license.
  • Violent clashes between Muslim Brotherhood protestors and citizens in several governorates.

Al-Shorouq press

Al-Shorouq

The national alliance to support legitimacy called for demonstrations in Cairo next Thursday, the alliance added in a statement that they will demonstrate in Tahrir square.

Also:

  •  The government aims to increase revenue by combating tax evasion.
  • “Free Egyptian Party” has selected all their candidates for the parliamentary elections.
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