Egypt Press Review: Aug. 10
By MOHAMED ALI

Youm7 press

Youm7

Former director of the Public Security Bureau Adly Fayed denied in his Saturday trail session that they killed protestors during the January 25 Revolution in 2011. Fayed said the police forces did not withdraw from their positions on orders but that they were afraid of being killed after 4,000 police vehicles were set on fire and protesters attacked police stations.

Also:

  • Washington Institute for Near East Policy called U.S. administration to support Egypt against terrorism
  • Tripartite meeting between Cairo Governor, Minister of Housing, and Minister of Urban Development to develop the “Maspero triangle”
  • Egyptian intensive talks with Palestinian and Israeli delegations to save truce negotiations

Al-Ahram

Al-Ahram

About 11,700 Egyptians returned via an air bridge after they were stuck on the Tunisian-Libyan borders, according to Minister of Civil Aviation Hossam Kamal. The air bridge mission ended when all stranded Egyptians arrived Sunday on EgyptAir planes from Jerba and Gabes Tunisian airports.

Also:

  • 1150 school were established for new school year: Ministry of Education
  • Sisi discussed with Saudi businessmen increasing their investments in Egypt
  • Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) announced Sunday the monthly inflation rate increased by 3.3 % due to rise of energy price

Al-Akhbar

Al-Akhbar

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi visited King Abdullah in Saudi Arabia Sunday to increase bilateral relations between both countries and to discuss the situation in Gaza, Iraq, Libya, and Syria. The Egyptian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia said Sisi and King Abdullah will discuss the joint cooperation to combat terrorism in the region.

Also:

  • Ministry of Interior received 13,000 weapons from Brazil to use to fight terrorism
  • Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry expressed Egypt’s keenness to preserve the Libyan unity during his meeting with U.S.’ Libya envoy David Satterfield

Al-Masry Al-Youm

Al-Masry Al-Youm

Shoukry emphasized that Egypt supports any effort calls to stop the war in Gaza and protect the Palestinian people. The Egyptian army monitors the borders and prevents any terrorist infiltration from Libya, especially after the violence in Tripoli.

Also:

  • Egypt is negotiating to convince Saudi Arabia and the UAE to finance the Algerian gas deal
  • Doctors’ Syndicate demanded Minister of Interior Mohamed Ibrahim to start investigation after a police officer assaulted a doctor in Ahmed Maher Hospital Sunday
  • Apply Islamic Sharia will not be included in Salafist Nour Party’s electoral program during the upcoming parliamentary elections

 Al-Shorouq press

Al-Shorouq

The government discussed the amendment of some articles within the protest law, according to the National Council for Human Rights’ (NCHR) notes. Minister of Transitional Justice met with NCHR head Mohamed Fayek to discuss the amendments.

Also:

  • Popular Current leader Masoum Marzouk said the movement will be a political party
  • Mahlab talks with 6 ministers about developing Northwest Coast
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