Egypt Press Review: Dec 16
Egyptian newspapers
By RANY MOSTAFA

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Youm7

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has approved amendments to create a new police rank at interior ministry with arrest powers.

Also:

  • Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab will inaugurate the Nanotechnology Center of Zewail City for Science and Technology Tuesday
  • Egypt’s Grand Mufti Shawqi Allam condemns Sydney hostage crisis
  • The restoration work of the colossal statue of pharaoh Amenhotep III in Luxor, which was toppled in an earthquake more than 3,000 years ago, has been completed

Al-Ahram

Al-Ahram

The Cairo Criminal Court postponed Monday to Dec. 22 the trial of former President Mohamed Morsi’s espionage case.

Also:

  • Investment Minister Ashraf Salman announced the government is hoping to gain direct investments worth 600 billion EGP ($9.2 billion) over the next four years
  • The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) rebounded with a rise of 1.34 percent Monday after a steep drop Sunday

Al-Akhbar

Al-Akhbar

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi will meet Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich in Cairo Tuesday to discuss bilateral cooperation in economy and security fields.

Also:

  • Mohamed al-Suwaidy, chairman of the Federation of Egyptian Industries said oil consumers will benefit from the global decline in oil prices
  • Head of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish said 71 ships, carrying a total cargo of 4.6 million tons, have crossed the Suez Canal on Monday
  • Egypt hosts the 6th Annual Private Insurance Funds Conference

Al-Masry Al-Youm

Al-Masry al-Youm

Families of fishermen who drowned after the collision of an Egyptian fishing boat with a Kuwaiti container ship on Sunday, protested in front of South Sinai governorate headquarters demanding that government retrieve the bodies of their relatives.

Also:

  • Administrative court issued Monday a final ruling rejecting the return of Interior Ministry – affiliated policemen to universities
  • The State Council approved on Monday the draft of the Election Constituency Law, submitted by the Cabinet to regulate electoral districts

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Al-Shorouq

Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab inaugurated Monday the completion of the first phase of the Egyptian Museum renovation project.

Also:

  • EgyptAir van crashed into a standing airplane at Cairo International Airport causing damages at the airplane’s engine
  • Presidential spokesperson Alaa Yousef said Monday the presidency approved a 55 million EGP cooperation agreement with the United States for a power plant

 

 

 

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