Egypt Press Review Sept. 11
Egyptian newspapers
By AMIRA EL-FEKKI

Many Egyptian newspapers have dedicated two pages for an in-depth analysis and coverage regarding the commemoration of Sept. 11, with a focus on the threats of the Islamic State in comparison to Al-Qaeda.

Youm7 press

Youm7:

The son of the vice-president of Cairo’s Court of Appeal was assassinated in front of his house in Mansoura, after unidentified gunmen targeted him Wednesday. The Judges’ Club is to hold an emergency meeting Friday.

Also:

  • Ahmed Zuwail announces opening of nanotechnology within two months
  • Egypt’s Central Bank announces 31.5 billion EGP collected through investment deposit certificates for Suez Canal Project
  • Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis beheads 10th civilian
  • Cairo University President Gaber Nassar: political activities and clubs banned inside university grounds

Al-Shorouq press

Al-Shorouq:

  • Judiciary source claims killers of judge’s son were originally looking for a National Security officer who lives in the same building.
  • Court excludes from evidence personal videos used in Alaa Abdel Fattah’s trial for being irrelevant
  • Workers at the Suez Canal Project complain of tough work conditions and absence of potable water

Al-Masry Al-Youm press

Al-Masry Al-Youm:

  • Diplomatic sources: the U.S. is trying to pressure Arab countries to engage in war against IS
  • The EU postpones sponsoring of programs in Egypt
  • Worker dies in construction work for Suez Canal Project
  • National Security searching for more members of “Dank,” meaning “misery” in Arabic, a group accused of sabotage and violence against police and public institutions

Al-Ahram press

Al-Ahram:

  • High turnout in investment of Egyptians in the UAE via deposit certificates for the Suez Canal project
  • Min. of Local Development drafts new law to penalize illegal seizures of state-owned agricultural lands, with nearly 1 million cases since January 2011.

Akhbar press

Al-Akhbar:

  • Min. of Health Adel Al-Adawy announces registration to obtain treatment for Hepatitis C will will begin on Sept. 15.
  • Min. of Petroleum signs deal to invest 44 billion EGP to dig for oil in Western Desert
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