Egypt Press Review Sept. 24
Egyptian newspapers
By AMIRA EL-FEKKI

Youm7 press

Youm7

President Sisi to Bill and Hillary Clinton: Egyptians are skeptical about the U.S. role in the Middle East. The president expressed his support for the U.S.-led war on terrorism. Despite differences and U.S. criticism of some of Egypt’s internal policies, Henry Kissinger insisted on the importance of the strategic alliance between the two countries.

  • “The New Egypt” advertising campaign was unveiled in NYC to promote tourism
  • Min. of Education: deadline to apply for teachers’ position Sept. 27
  • Archeologist Zahy Hawas: critiques of “Gods of Egypt” prove that the film distorts history of Pharaonic civilization

Al-Shorouq press

Al-Shorouq

Sisi declares wide support for U.S. war on Islamic State group despite not providing military assistance, calling on Obama to expand operations fighting terrorism beyond Iraq and Syria.

  • Sisi amends article no. 78 of penal code on receiving foreign funds intended to serve purposes harming the national security
  • Alaa Abdel Fattah banned from entering Press Syndicate for use of offensive language during chants
  • Egyptian expatriate communities from Europe prepare a rally in NYC to support Sisi during his speech at the U.N. General Assembly debate

Al-Ahram

Al-Ahram

  • Sisi assures that Egypt has the right to fight terrorists on its soil, without joining military forces to the U.S.-led international war on terrorism
  • Police Academy expels students who belong to the Muslim Brotherhood and were admitted during the regime of Mohamed Morsi
  • High Committee for legislative reform says parliamentary law faces challenges

Al-Masry Al-Youm

Al-Masry Al-Youm

Sisi meets businessmen and members of the Chamber of Commerce, presents them with two big projects for investment in Egypt.

  • The death toll of Egyptians pilgrims in Mecca reaches 4, all among the elderly due to health problems
  • Before his U.N. General Assembly speech in NYC, Sisi is to meet the presidents of Palestine, Venezuela, Sudan, Mauritania, Tanzania and Kuwait
  • Weird car accident: Speeding car crashes into metro entrance killing two people, found without passengers

Akhbar press

Al-Akhbar

Sisi warns Washington from dropping its war on terrorism. The president meets senior officials and public figures in New York, an dstresses strategic alliance with U.S.

  • Security forces identify perpetuators of latest Foreign Ministry bombing as members of Ajnad Misr
  • At least 15 dead and injured in major accident on Ring Road to Maadi, with more than 10 cars

 

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