Egypt Press Review: July 5

Youm7 press


Muslim Brotherhood continued violence acts and bombings in different areas in Egypt in their activities on the first anniversary of the ouster of Mohamed Morsi. The Brotherhood marches witnessed violent clashes between its members and security and bystanders.


  • Tax investigations: 31 evasion violations worth153 million EGP detected
  • Minister of Housing closes six factories in 10 of Ramadan City

Al-Ahram press


Many areas nationwide witnessed explosions, especially near means of transportation like trains and the metro which led to intensifying security. Garbage bins were removed from metro stations.


  •  Libyan Minister of Foreign Affairs studies controlling borders in Cairo.
  • The new budget’s socioeconomic plan aims to develop 160 hospitals and enhancethe ambulance authority with 300 ambulances.

 Akhbar press


Minister of Supply Khaled Hanafy said that supply commodities were increased from three commodities (sugar, oil and rice) to 20 commodities including meat, poultry, flour, tea and soap.


  • Minister of Interior: citizens face Muslim Brotherhood marches before security forces interfere
  • 10 bombs explode in Fayoum
  • New investments worth of 80 billion EGP in petroleum and electricity sectors: Ministry of Planning

 Al-Masry Al-Youm press

Al-Masry Al-Youm

A suspect in Abasseya explosion, the mechanical engineer Moutaz Ali said he belongs to Muslim Brotherhood, and allegedly confessed in interrogations that he participated in bombing three metro stations last week.


  • Syndicate of Doctors refuses Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab’s decision to treat emergency cases free of charge
  • 9 injured in Abu Qeer train explosion

Al-Shorouq press


Fire destroyed 23 shops in the French market in Alexandria along with a cloth factory and five apartments. Shop owners say they lost their source of income and the delay of fire brigade cars helped spread the fire.


  • Minister of Planning: maximum wage will be applied with no exceptions
  • 124,545 violations of stealing electricity detected
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