Egypt Press Review: Sept. 27


  • Egypt’s Supreme Public Funds Prosecution summoned the most important four witnesses in the lawsuit of the presidential palaces. Alaa Mubarak said that, “I do not remember any of my properties except the villa in fifth settlement, a property on Halim Abo Saif St. and 65 acres in Ahmed Orabi and Belbais.” Meanwhile Gamal Mubarak said that the villa he used to live in is owned by the General Intelligence service.
  • Government: Curfew will last until mid of October according to security reports.



  • Minister of Foreign Affairs Nabil Fahmy confirms that meeting with the Palestinian President is an intended political message. Fahmy also said that he is committed to what he stated before, that the military option to protect the border.
  • Security targets terrorism bastions in Sinai.
  • President Adly Mansour to visit Saudi Arabia on Oct. 7.



  • Turkish newspaper criticizes the Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and mentions he received a Zionist medal from the World Jewish Congress, stating that he is supporting the war on Syria.
  • Ministry of Finance: 22 EGP billion to improve the poverty conditions and to achieve social justice.
  • Pharaonic antiquities in public auction in London.
  • Al-Sisi to participate in Gamal Abdel Nasser’s anniversary.
  • Terrorists arrested in Rafah and telephone lines and internet to be cut off in northern Sinai.


Al-Masry Al-Youm

  • The Prime Minister Hazem al-Beblawy announces that the government will apply compulsory fixed prices on specific grocery goods, pointing out that it would be a temporary action.
  • Muslim Brotherhood prepare for demonstrations against military and police during the anniversary of October 6th victory, in addition to organizing 25 marches in Cairo and other governorates on Friday.
  • The main suspects accused Kerdasa’s massacre are arrested.
  • Pharmaceutical companies ask to raise the prices of 600 products and the stopping of 75 products.



  • National Railway Authority announces that trains will start operating again on Saturday. This comes after trains having suspended services for over a month since Rabaa and Nahda sit-ins were dispersed on Aug. 14.
  • Minister of Planning promises an improvement of the economy which will be felt by citizen within 6 months as the ministry allocated 22 billion EGP (U.S. 3.4 billion) to several important projects.
  • Central Bank receives U.S. $2 billion from Kuwait.
  • The government receives the final executive decision ordering the ban of the Muslim Brotherhood.
  • Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan supports the Muslim Brotherhood of Egypt in an attempt to win the Turkish Presidency.


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