Press review: July 30

Youm7 press


  • Confessions of Egyptian youth who joined the Islamic State militant group.
  • Ibn Khaldun Center to assign delegation to draft NGO law.
  • April 6 warns that protests will take place against high prices and protest law.
  • Former Muslim Brotherhood member criticizes the International Religious Freedom report.

Akhbar press


  • Ismail Haneya’s house destroyed along with the only power station in Gaza.
  • August trials: Hosni Mubarak, Mohamed Morsi, Habib al-Adly, in addition to alleged sexual harassers.
  • Anti-sexual harassment traces 48 cases in Eid el-Fitr, 8 referred to prosecution.

Al-Ahram press


  • US and Europe back Egyptian ceasefire initiative in Gaza
  • August 26: Negotiations on Renaissance Dam to be resumed between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan.
  • Amr Moussa holds meeting in attempt to unite political parties and civil forces ahead of parliamentary elections.
  • 12 revolutionary and socialist parties form alliances to run for parliamentary elections.
  • Head of Egyptian Commercial Service: Egypt’s exports to India increased by 43 percent over the last four years.

Al-Masry Al-Youm press

Al-Masry Al-Youm:

  • 15 “takfiris” killed, 22 others arrested in security raid in Sinai.
  • Gold market sales fall to 10 percent in Eid el-Fitr.
  • Doctors say changing timing affects biological clock and increases stress and anxiety.

Al-Shorouq press


  • United Palestinian delegation arrives to Cairo to discuss ceasefire.
  • All trains to be back into operation at full capacity by mid-August
  • I Saw Harassment group accuses police of negligence and providing protection only to foreigners.
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