Egypt Press Review: July 16

Youm7 press



Egyptian president Abdel Fatah al-Sisi issued Tuesday a presidential decree for the formation of a new Supreme Electoral Commission to run the upcoming parliamentary elections.

Finally, the Health Minister makes the hepatitis C treatment available and announced it will  be sold for 2000 EGP.

The stock market gains 3.7 billion Egypt after the success of Sisi’s meeting with businessmen.

Hamas’s rockets hamper the Egyptian ceasefire initiative.

The secrets of the corruption of Hosni Mubarak’s era.

Al-Masry Al-Youm press


Al-Masry al Youm

The Egyptian initiative is under bombardment: Qasam refuses and Hamas stipulates ending the siege and Israel accepts and continues the aggression.

Egyptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab signed an agreement with U.S.’s Gilead Company to sell its Sovaldi treatment for curing Hepatitis C.

The Muslim Brotherhood considers pushing its youth to run in the parliamentary elections.

The governors’ reshuffle awaits Sisi’s approval.

Al-Ahram press



Hours after announcing the Egyptian ceasefire initiative between Israel and Palestine, four Palestinian civilians were killed after an Israeli airstrike targeted a house in Khan Yunis, southern Gaza Strip.

The Trade and Industry Minister to Al-Ahram: there is no raise in the prices of power, water and land for one year.

Tripoli mulls international forces’ help.

Amr Mousa says he has not decided yet if he will run in the parliamentary elections or not.

Al-Shorouq press



90 percent of Tripoli airport planes have been destroyed after being shelled by militia.

Al- Shorouk reveals the reasons behind delaying Secretary Kerry’s visit to Cairo.

Government decision to reduce electricity consumption across governorates.

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