Egypt Press Review: July 21
Egyptian newspapers

Youm7 press


President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi met with the economic ministerial group Sunday to discuss the revival of Toshka project through the reclamation of four million acres.


  • The presidency has announced a three-day national mourning following the terrorist attack that killed 21 military border guards Saturday.
  • 17,000 first category students of the Thanaweya Amma, who scored the highest grades, have submitted their applications to join universities.
  • Minister of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities Mostafa Madbouly announced the allocation of 25,000 acres to establish Egypt’s new administrative capital city scheduled to be completed in 15 years.

Al-Ahram press


Egypt’s President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi will not attend the African Summit scheduled to be held August 4-6 in Washington.


  • Chairman of ON TV satellite channel Albert Shafiq apologized to the Moroccan people and King Mohamed VI of Morocco after TV anchor Amany al-Khayat criticized Morocco’s role in the ongoing Palestinian crisis.
  • The Alexandria Court of Appeals reduced a court verdict, from two years to six months, against Alexandria’s lawyer and activist Mahienour El-Massry for violating the Protest Law.
  • The Muslim Council of Elders; an international lobby tasked with promoting peace in Muslim countries, was established in Abu Dhabi.

Akhbar press


President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi and Defense Minister Sedki Sobhi participated in the military funeral of the border guard martyrs.


  • 40 Palestinians killed and 400 wounded in an Israeli massacre in east Gaza Strip Sunday.
  • Military officials said the attack on the military border guards in Egypt’s governorate of the New Valley was a suicide car bombing.
  • Chairman of the Cairo Chamber of Commerce, Ibrahim el-Araby announced the allocation of loans at low interest for peddlers throughout Egypt.

Al-Masry Al-Youm press

Al-Masry Al-Youm

Foreign Ministry said that UN chief Ban Ki-moon will meet Monday President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi in Cairo to discuss Egyptian proposal to end the deadly conflict in Gaza.


  • Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab issued a decision to raise electricity prices gradually during the next five years.
  • Central Authority for Organization & Administration announced 500,000 government officials will be promoted during the next few days.
  • Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said that he denounced the comments made by private Egyptian news anchor insulting the Moroccan people.

Al-Shorouq press


Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said that he was deeply angered by comments made by a private Egyptian news anchor insulting the Moroccan people.


  • Minya Criminal Court ruled Sunday to acquit 91 Muslim Brotherhood supporters who were arrested for rioting in Minya governorate in August 2013.
  • Governor of the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) Hisham Ramez announced there will be no exceptions among banks’ employees in the application of the maximum wage scheme.
  • Several cities around the world witnessed protests on Sunday against Israeli military action in Gaza.
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