Egypt Press Review: Aug. 10
By NOUR MOHIE EDDIN and MOHAMED ALI

Youm7

Youm7

During his meeting with journalists and media figures in Ithadeya Palace, President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi emphasized the necessity of transparency and that Egypt is facing several challenges. He warned of a state of division among citizens, which would expand the gap between people, referring to examples of Afghanistan and Somalia.

Also:

  • Army announces death of 60 takfiri members and the arrest of 102 suspects in Sinai
  • 371 judges were excluded from supervising parliamentary elections
  • Campaign to remove 150,000 violations on the Nile river: Min. of Irrigation

el ahram

Al-Ahram

The Supreme Administrative Court dissolved the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), the Muslim Brotherhood’s political arm, on Saturday. The court also decided its properties will belong to the state.

Also:

  • Sisi said army did not undertake military operations outside Egyptian borders
  • Min. of Interior Mohamed Ibrahim said the ministry insists on rooting out terrorism
  • New Emirati investments in Egypt worth 833 billion EGP

 Al-Akhbar

Al-Akhbar

Egypt Quarantine Authorities in Cairo International Airport started intensifying precautionary health procedures from passengers arriving from West Africa directly or indirectly after the Ebola outbreak, head of the authority Emad al-Hashemy said. Those passengers’ health would be observed for 21 days after arriving in Cairo.

Also:

  • Trucks will be banned from driving in Cairo: Cairo Governor
  • Final proposal of law to build churches will be issued Thursday: Evangelical Council member Freddy al-Bayadi
  • No alliances with private or foreign companies to dig Suez Canal‘s new branch: Armed Forces Engineering Authority.

 Al-Masry Al-Youm

Al-Masry Al-Youm

Sisi ordered the Ministry of Defense to secure the Suez Canal Axis project and workers. The ministry changed its security plan, which includes the navy and Air Forces alongside a second and third troop.

Also:

  • Sisi visits King Abdullah in Saudi Arabia to discuss the economic crisis in Egypt then will fly to Russia for armament and nuclear cooperation
  • Min. of Irrigation Hossam Moghazi declared Egypt is ready to finance Renaissance Dam after solving points of contention
  • Freedom and Justice Party dissolved because of devastation of national unity and social peace

 Al-Shorouq

Al-Shorouq

Former Minister of Interior Habib al-Adly said in his Saturday trail session that the January 25 Revolution in 2011 was based on “foreign conspiracies.” He said the ministry did not fear or worry about the Muslim Brotherhood since they were aware of their numbers and strategic plans.

Also:

  • Two Sudanese citizens arrested over observing Attorney General’s movements
  • 6 of Egypt’s IS members arrested in Ismailia
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