Egypt Press Review: Oct. 25
BY THE CAIRO POST

news Youm72

Youm7

A suicide car bomb, reportedly driven by a suspected jihadist in North Sinai Friday, killed at least 31 soldiers and wounded 28 others.

Also,

  • The Ministries of Agriculture, Industry and Trade failed to reach an agreement to market Egyptian cotton this season due to differences among the three ministries.
  • Anonymous assailants burned two cars at the Saudi consulate in Suez.

Al-Ahram

Al-Ahram

The United Nations Security Council strongly condemned a militant attack on a military checkpoint in North Sinai that claimed the lives of 31 soldiers.

Also,

  • A checkpoint outside Cairo University that has been hit by several explosions during the past year was replaced by surveillance cameras.
  • The United Arab Emirates will pump investments worth 18 billion EGP ($2.6 billion) into 6 October City.
  • The “10 O’clock” TV show presented by anchor Wael al-Ibrashi will resume after a five-day hiatus.

news Al-Akhbar

Al-Akhbar

The Legislation Department at Egypt’s State Council approved life imprisonment sentences for attacks targeting gas pipelines and electricity towers.

Also,

  • President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi announced three days of national mourning after 31 soldiers were killed in attacks in North Sinai Friday.
  • United States Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will visit Cairo Sunday to meet with officials.

news Al-Shorouq2

Al-Shorouq

After being closed for 15 months due to clashes between Muslim Brotherhood supporters and security forces, Al-Fath Mosque reopened for prayers Friday. A sheikh appointed by the Ministry of Religious Endowment gave a sermon on the Prophet Mohamed’s emigration. The ministry will also create an office for fatwas (Islamic laws) in the mosque.

Also,

  • The Saudi-Egyptian Businessmen Association intends to reclaim 50,000 acres in Egypt’s Wadi Gedid governorate.

Al-Masry Al-Youm

Al-Masry Al-Youm

A grenade exploded under a vehicle belonging to the judicial authority in Port Said. A consequent fire was controlled and no injuries were reported.

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