Egypt Press Review: Sept. 30
By THE CAIRO POST

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Education Ministry Mahmoud Abou el-Nasr deplored a history book cover, which has recently surfaced on social networking websites, showing President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, Tamarod leaders, actresses, TV anchors and other pro-Sisi celebrities. The Minister said the cover was made using Photoshop image-editing software.

Also:

  • The disciplinary council of judges dismissed an appeal of seven judges who were forced to retire early because of delivering speech at the Islamist Rabaa al-Adaweya sit-in in August 2013.
  • Owner of Al-Nahar TV channel, Alaa al-Kahki, filed a “slander and libel.” lawsuit against Sawt al-Ummah newspaper’s Editor-in-chief Abdel Halim Qandeel.

 Al-Ahram

Al-Ahram

Egypt’s Foreign Ministry has strongly condemned Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s statement in the World Economic Forum, saying that his accusations are “series of lies and exaggeration”

Also:

  • Islamic State Group on outskirts of Baghdad
  • Parties, political movements welcome 50% share of national council for youth
  • FAO: Egypt to reduce poverty rate by 50% in 2015

 Al-Shorouq

Al-Shorouk

Libyan armed militants kidnapped 65 Egyptian drivers in Ajdabiya city in northeastern Libya, said chief of drivers in Kafr al-Zayat city of Egypt Gamal Own. He called the Egyptian authorities to take a quick action to release them.

Also:

  • Court of Urgent Matters bans NASL, IStiqlal Party
  • Cairo: Erdogan supports ‘terrorism’
  • ISG-linked cell arrested
  • Container ships collided near the northern mouth of Suez Canal
  • Lebanese storm AlJazeera office in Beirut over mocking the Army

 Al-Akhbar

Al-Akhbar

Prices of basic commodities including meat, vegetables and fruits rose notably as the Adha feast approaches.

Also:

  • The Ministry of Petroleum built 37 solar energy stations to generate power for the ministry’s buildings.

 Al-Masry Al-Youm

Al-Masry al-Youm

Egypt is studying a major development project that includes reclamation of thousands of acres in the Eastern desert, mining in the south-western desert as well as generating renewable energy.

Also:

  • Security forces foil attempt by Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis to blow up a wall separating Rafah from Gaza Strip.
  • Saqqara Pyramid might be removed from the World Heritage list of UNESCO due to alleged violations in the process of its renovation.
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