Egypt Press Review: Oct. 6
Egyptian newspapers
By AMIRA EL-FEKKI

 Youm7

Youm7

Special coverage on commemoration of October War.

Also,

  • Political and military experts refuse to ignore the role of Hosni Mubarak in the October War.
  • Muslim Brotherhood leaders in Turkey offered financial support by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
  • Detained activist Ahmed Doma refuses treatment at public hospital, demands transfer to private hospital at his own expense.

Al-Shorouq

Al-Shorouq

Muslim Brotherhood threatens Central Security Forces on National Day.

Also,

  • Parents complain over Ministry of Education delay in announcing fees for private schools.
  • Interior Ministry claims no sexual harassment cases occurred during Eid al-Adha celebrations, despite the fact a man reportedly died saving a girl from being attacked.

Al-Masry Al-Youm

Al-Masry Al-Youm

At least 10,000 pages of Israeli documents on the October War have been released. The documents reveal Israeli intelligence services ignored warnings about Egypt’s attack, including a U.S. attempt to warn Israel on Sept. 13, 1973.

Also,

  • Minister of Antiquities Mamdouh el-Damaty under investigation by UNESCO over corruption allegations concerning Sakkara Pyramid restoration.
  • The Ministry of Irrigation says Egypt will announce its final stance on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam after recommendations by experts in March 2015.
  • Another proposal for redrawing the borders of some governorates suggests the establishment of a new “central Sinai.”

Al-Ahram

Al-Ahram

Al-Ahram has dedicated a special extra edition for stories on the October War.

Also,

  • Military parades and public celebrations of National Day.
  • Suez Canal Authority head Ehab Mamish says “New Suez Canal” project will attract “considerable” international investment.
  • Egypt prepares to run in elections to select a North African country for temporary membership in the U.N. Security Council.

Al-Akhbar

Al-Akhbar

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will inaugurate Gaza Donor Conference on Oct. 12.

Also,

  • Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab makes a surprise visit to a hospital, discovers it has no nurses.
  • In interviews with soldiers injured in the October War, they say war was a must to achieve peace.
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