Egypt’s press review August 9: IMF did not request subsidy-cut to approve Egypt’s loan; Subsidized wheat mafia threatens Supply Min; high chances for Egypt to win olympic medals: mission
Press Review



Youm 7 front page - August 9, 2016.

Youm 7 front page – August 9, 2016.

* Interview: IMF did not request subsidy cut to approve Egypt’s loan


* Subsidised wheat mafia’s tremor threatens Supply Minister


* Mubarak “sad” after his picture was removed from high school history book


* Electricity Ministry announces “fair” prices for “consumers”


* Egyptian shooter Afaf el-Hodhod: I wished I won an Olympic medal


* 19 killed and 30 injured in road accident chaos





* Parliament to discuss amendments to inheritance law


* Member of Parliament Tariq Metwally: I hope for withdrawal of confidence of government; there are ministers who should be tried for violations.


* MPs slam absence of ministers to parliamentary sub-committees’ meetings.


* Head of Egyptian Olympic committee: high chances to win Olympic medals in Rio 2016



* Ministry of Foreign Affairs slams Economist report on Egypt, says: “superficial reading to Egyptian economy.”


* Yazidi Nadia Mourad calls on Spain to acknowledge Yazidis genocide


* Arab Organization for Administrative Development holds meeting Tuesday to discuss results of using electronic applications on daily basis.




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Al-Ahram front page - August 9, 2016.

Al-Ahram front page – August 9, 2016.


* President Sisi promises development of telecommunications services in accordance with international standards.


* New prices for electricity consumption brackets


* Parliament criticizes government over water crisis


* Al-Ahly and Zamalek prepares for African confrontations

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