Egypt Press Review: Dec 23
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President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi met Monday with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Beijing to sign “Comprehensive strategic Partnership” accord, along with 25 protocols in many fields.

Also:

  • Head of the Administrative Prosecution Authority Judge Anani Abdel-Aziz referred the case of Baron Empain Palace to the Prosecution-General for investigation as the palace was 5 million EGP cheaper than its value-based pricing.
  • Election Constituency Law challenged before State Council.

 Al-Ahram

Al-Ahram

Egypt’s Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab met Monday with members of the ministerial committee, tasked with implementation of more than 1,000 public service projects, to review the work progress.

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  • Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation declared a state of alert in advance of what is predicted to be heavy rains and flood season.
  • Five Takfiris were killed and 53 others were arrested in Sinai Peninsula Monday.

 Al-Akhbar

Al-Akhbar

Following the Qatari-Egyptian reconciliation that was brokered by Saudi Arabia, The Qatari-owned Al JAzeera network has temporarily suspended the broadcasting of its “Al Jazeera Mubashir Misr”, that has criticized Egypt’s government,

Also:

  • Sisi congratulates Sibsi over winning Presidential elections in Tunisia.
  • 5 billion EGP to maintain road and bridges.

 Al-Masry Al-Youm

Al-Masry al-Youm

Egyptian authorities have banned Egyptian trucks from traveling through al-Salloum border crossing between Egypt and Libya.

Also:

  • The smart card system for subsidized fuel purchases will be effective starting from April 2015.

Al-Shorouq

 

Al-Shorouk

The Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights (ECESR) filed a lawsuit before the Administrative Court to cancel the military trials for the civilians who were charged with attacking Public facilities. The ECESR said such law is “unconstitutional.”

Also:

  • President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi approved Election Constituency Law.
  • Court of Cassation upholds one-year imprisonment sentence against prominent Islamist Hazem Salah Abu Ismail over insulting the judiciary.
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