Egypt press review Oct. 15
Egyptian newspapers
By AMIRA EL-FEKKI

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Youm7

Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab is to meet with renowned politicians and members of the National Council for Human Rights to discuss the 2013 Protest Law and the parliamentary elections’ law.

Also:

  • Last chance for Egyptian national football team in game against Botswana
  • Qatar sponsors those who finance terrorism such as Al-Qaeda and Islamic State group (IS), according to documents published by the Daily Telegraph
  • Morsi’s espionage case trial session: conspiracies organized in Turkey with American, British and German intelligence services members
  • Costs to transport former presidents to attend their court sessions: 500 million EGP ($70 million) for Hosni Mubarak and more than 10 million EGP for Mohamed Morsi

Al-Ahram

Al-Ahram

Prime Minister Mahlab ordered the establishment of a committee at the Ministry of Transitional Justice to work on the parliamentary constituencies’ law upon which elections are pending.

Also:

  • Egyptian aid convoy to head to Gaza
  • Egyptian officials to discuss with expert committees Thursday the technical issues of the Renaissance Dam
  • Army destroys seven tunnels in Rafah and arrests seven Palestinians

Al-Masry Al-Youm

Al-Masry Al-Youm

Al-Masry Al-Youm apologizes for not being able to publish important information as promised, related to elections fraud in 2012 upon a media gag order from the Prosecutor general.

Also:

  • Government raises prices on fertilizers; farmers threaten to stop producing wheat
  • Government soon to issue new law defining ‘terrorist bodies’
  • Government raises import taxes on steel

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Al-Shorouk

Mohamed Morsi’s chief of staff on trial for hiring a previously convicted terrorist in the office of the presidency.

Also:

  • Violence reduced in universities
  • Government to set date to apply smart card system for fuel
  • Ministry of Education warns and supervises private school fees against illegal increases

Al-Akhbar

Al-Akhbar

Abdel Fatah al-Sisi to visit France and Germany before end of 2014.

Also:

  • Conflicts threaten parliamentary alliance of Wafd Party and Egyptian Social Democratic Party over joining Egyptian National Coalition
  • Big funeral and controversy following tragic Aswan-Edfu road accident killing dozens: president orders accountability from Ministry of Transportation officials
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