Egypt Press Review: July 14
Egyptian newspapers

Youm7 press


Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab visited Upper Egypt’s governorate of Qena and pledged to solve the power outage within 45 days.


  • Gaza Health Ministry said 160 people including 30 children have been killed since the beginning of the Israeli attacks in Gaza Monday.
  • Youm7’s public opinion poll center says 68 percent of the Egyptian people are optimistic about Egypt’s future, 42 percent believe mass media “creates problems” while 31 percent believe it “reveals the truth.”

Al-Ahram press


During his trial session Sunday, former President Mohamed Morsi chanted in support of the embattled Gaza Strip and the 160 people that have been killed during Israeli airstrikes since Monday.


  • Germany Wins World Cup 2014, defeats Argentina 1-0 in Extra Time.
  • UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urges Al-Sisi’s help to facilitate a return to the November 2012 ceasefire agreement between Hamas and Israel.
  • An Egyptian appeals court overturned Sunday a one-year jail sentence against former Prime Minister Hisham Qandil.

Akhbar press


Minister of Education Mahmoud Abou el-Nasr will announce the results of the Thanaweya Amma (General Certificate of Secondary Education) on Thursday.


  • Minister of Transitional Justice, Ibrahim el-Heneidy discussed with a delegation from Egyptian churches the Houses of Worship law regulating the construction of churches and mosques.
  • Hundreds participated Sunday in a solidarity rally with the Palestinian Gaza Strip in downtown Cairo.
  • Four Israeli soldiers were injured during an incursion to destroy a rocket launching site in northern Gaza.

Al-Masry Al-Youm press

Al-Masry Al-Youm

Governor of the Central Bank of Egypt Hisham Ramez said that the implementation scheme of maximum wages that started July 2014 will save Egypt 72 million EGP ($ 10 million) a year.


  • Mahlab will approve a limited re-shuffle of Egypt’s governors within 48 hours.
  • Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas urges UN for international protection in Gaza as Israeli hostilities continues.
  • Six thousand people attended Sunday the opening ceremony of Opera Aida in Austria’s city of St. Margarethen.

Al-Shorouq press


US Secretary of State John Kerry brokered carrying out a vote recount among the Afghani presidential rivals.


  • Transportation Minister Hany Dahy vowed to lead an extensive crackdown to evacuate metro stations from vendors.
  • The Egyptian Salafist al-Nour Party will join the National List, led by Amr Moussa in the upcoming parliamentary elections. 
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