Egypt Press Review: Dec 12
Egyptian newspapers
By RANY MOSTAFA

 

 

news Youm72

Youm7

Interior Ministry developed a comprehensive strategy to secure Coptic churches during Christmas.

Also:

  • Security forces arrested 10 militants reportedly involved in torching of Kerdasa police station that killed at least 15 policemen in August 2013
  • British oil major BP plans to invest $12 billion in Egypt’s gas supplies sector

Al-Ahram

Al-Ahram

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi met with Jordan’s King Abdullah II Thursday in Amman to discuss means of fostering bilateral relations in different fields and the recent regional developments.

Also:

  • Military Judiciary Chief Medhat Ghezy asserted that no civilians are being held in military jails
  • British oil major BP plans to invest $12 billion in Egypt’s gas supplies sector

Al-Akhbar

Al-Akhbar

Political parties split over Egypt’s new electoral districts draft law, approved by the government Wednesday.

Also:

  • Finance Ministry and Real Estate Tax Authority will develop a new system to identify the rental value of tourist establishments
  • The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) fell Thursday for the third consecutive session with a turnover of 772 million EGP

news Al-Masry-Al-Youm2

Al-Masry Al-Youm

Former Information Minister Salah Abdel Maqsud was sentenced to 10 years in jail for offering the state’s television equipments to a TV station broadcasting demonstrations backing ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi.

Also:

  • Five children died from measles in Siwa oasis in Egypt’s western desert
  • The U.S. Congress has declined reducing aid to Egypt

news Al-Shorouq2

Al-Shorouq

Court adjourned to Dec. 14 the trial of political activist Alaa Abd El-Fattah and 23 other defendants accused of violating protest law.

Also:

  • The Arab League called for an immediate investigation on the death of Palestinian Authority Minister Ziad Abu Ain
  • Giza pyramids, the Sphinx and the Cairo Tower were lit in Orange Wednesday in commemoration of the U.N. Women’s 16 Days of Activism to End Gender Based Violence
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