Egypt’s press review July 7: Tribal disputes kill nun and businessman; parliament calls for trust withdraw from gov’t; streets flooded with worshippers on 1st day of Eid
Press Review


Front page of Youm7 newspaper - July 7 edition.

Front page of Youm7 newspaper – July 7 edition.


* Street fountains are the poor’s holiday resorts

* Interior Ministry receives 10 complaints of sexual harassment on the first day of Eid el-Fitr (Breaking the Fast Feast)

* Millions performed Eid el-Fitr prayer at streets, and celebrated at squares and gardens

* President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi prayed in Alexandria…Eid celebrations beat terrorism in North Sinai’s Arish

* Tribal disputes kill a nun and a businessman

* New corruption case revealed in Fayoum silos: supply wheat stolen estimated at 63 million EGP



* Members of Parliament accuse government of failure, and call for withdrawal of trust

* Ex-President Mubarak celebrates Eid el-Fitr with his family at Maadi Hospital

* Egypt’s Parliament studies to harshen punishment to absent members by dismissal

* MP discussing sexual harassment, slam “controversial attire” of some women wearing cut out leggings



* Young men harass two ladies on 1st day of Eid el-Fitr; police disperse gathering 



* Police women secure cinemas to combat sexual harassment 


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* A baker talks about price hike of Ka’ak (cookies) over the past years




* Ostoura or “Legend;” a new hashish (kind of drugs) appeared during Eid el-Fitr.

(The drug is named after a TV series screened in Ramadan, starred by Actor Mohamed Ramadan.)

* Karima the elderly elephant dies at Giza Zoo

* Muslim Brotherhood claims setting 127 praying squares in Alexandria

* Renaissance dam, economic crisis, youth and unemployment among under-discussed topics by parliament



Front page of Al-Ahram newspaper - July 7 edition.

Front page of Al-Ahram newspaper – July 7 edition.


* Unprecedented turnout at beaches in coastal cities on the first day of Eid el-Fitr

* Egypt ranks 49th on the Logistics Performance Index scale

* Four Pakistanis drowned in the Nile…6 others rescued

* The new headquarters of Alexandria governorate will be inaugurated within few days


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