Egypt Press Review: Nov 11
By AMIRA EL-FEKKI and RANY MOSTAFA

news Youm72

Youm7

The Press Syndicate announced it would boycott coverage of the Zamalek Club president Mortada Mansour for verbal assaults on journalists and “arbitrary” suspension from club membership.

Also:

  • Parliamentary elections will be held before the economic summit: in the first quarter of 2015
  • Islamic State (IS) officially in Egypt, Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis “secretly” swore allegiance over a year ago
  • The Ministry of Agriculture supports cotton farmers with 1,400 EGP per feddan
  • The Muslim Brotherhood is preparing a list of ten candidates who will work for “reconciliation with the state”

Al-Ahram

Al-Ahram

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi said legislative elections would take place before the end of March 2015.

Also:

  • Egypt’s annual consumer inflation rose to 11.8 percent in October from 11.1 percent in September, according a Monday’s report of the official statistics agency CAPMAS
  • Three “terrorists” were killed and 47 others were arrested Monday in a military raid over North Sinai’s city of Sheikh Zuweid
  • The two drivers, allegedly responsible for the fatal Beheira bus crash that killed 18 minors last week, were referred to the Emergency Criminal Court
  • Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met with United Nations special envoy to Iraq Nikolay Mladenov to discuss efforts to confront the Islamic State group
  • Train movement resumed in Upper Egypt following a three-hour halt Monday due to a coach derailment in Upper Egypt’s governorate of Minya

 Al-Masry Al-Youm

Al-Masry Al-Youm

Newspapers invite th ePress Syndicate to discuss the Press Industry Chamber project.

Also:

  • Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis joined IS because it failed in Sinai
  • Turkey’s naval forces maneuver is a response to the tri-partite meeting between presidents of Egypt, Greece and Cyprus in Cairo last week
  • Cairo International Film Festival opening: bad organizing and venue choice

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Al-Shorouq

The Ministry of Health announced 117 types of medicine are missing from markets, including treatments for heart, liver, respiratory and thyroid conditions.

Also:

  • Army prepares for major operation in Sinai
  • Azhar approves the expulsion of 50 students
  • At least 1,154 died in 701 traffic accidents in Cairo in 9 months.

Al-Akhbar

Al-Akhbar

  • The Salafist Front called on its supporters to take to the streets on Nov. 28 to “end the military rule”
  • Sports Minister Khaled Abdel-Aziz said 25,000 fans would be allowed to attend Egypt’s crucial match against Senegal scheduled to be held Nov. 15 at Cairo stadium
  • The Journalists Syndicate denounced plans by chief editors of privately-owned newspapers to establish a “chamber of the press” to represent their interests and coordinate between them
  • Minister of Social Solidarity Ghada Wali said nine foreign and eight Egyptian NGOs have officially submitted to legalize their status before the Monday deadline to reconcile their conditions and demonstrate the nature of their activities
  • Minister of Trade and Industry Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour said Egypt will host a commercial conference in December to create a free trade zone among the largest economic blocs in Africa

 

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