Egypt Press Review: Nov 14
By NOURHAN MAGDI and RANY MOSTAFA

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Two bombings targeted the Egyptian and Emirati Embassies in Tripoli, Libya.

Also:

  • President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi decided to boycott the African-Turkish Partnership Summit in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea running from Nov. 19-21.
  • A police officer and a soldier were killed in a militant attack in North Sinai Thursday.

Al-Shorouq

Al-Shorouq

Security agencies in Beni Suef arrested 100 drivers on drug abuse charges after they tested positive for illicit substances on a blood test. The news follows a strict security crackdown recently launched to arrest drivers operating under the influence.

Also:

  • The Authority for Roads and Bridges will allocate its budget this financial year for the maintenance of 45 roads and 400 bridges.
  • Suez Canal Authority head Mohab Memeesh announced Thursday UAE-led underwater dredging work has started on the “New Suez Canal” project. The authority has contracted with six foreign companies for dredging on the project.

Al-Masry Al-Youm

Al-Masry Al-Youm

The Ministry of Transitional justice will discuss laws regarding the building of churches Tuesday.

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Al-Ahram

Al-Ahram

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi met with Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal Thursday, and the two discussed security issues in Libya. Sellal arrived in Cairo Wednesday to co-chair with his Egyptian counterpart Ibrahim Mahlab the 7th Algerian-Egyptian High Joint Commission.

Also:

  • A stun grenade detonation caused panic at the Helmeyet Al-Zaytoun Metro Station Thursday on the Marg-Helwan line.
  • Egypt has blamed “foreign elements” for the Thursday attack that targeted an Egyptian naval patrol in the Mediterranean.

Al-Akhbar

Al-Akhbar

Egypt issued a law regulating micro-finance services by empowering financial watchdogs to regulate micro-credit operations by non-banking institutions.

Also:

  • Petroleum Minister Sherif Ismail said Egypt plans to repay all of the $4.9 billion debt it owes to foreign oil and gas companies within six months.
  • The U.N. Security Council condemned the embassy bombings in Tripoli, Libya.
  • Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab signed 17 economic agreements in different fields with his Algerian counterpart Abdelmalek Sellal.

 

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