Roundup of Egypt's press headlines on May 9, 2016

Monday 09-05-2016 08:55 AM

Roundup of Egypt's press headlines, May 9, 2016

CAIRO, May 9 (Aswat Masriya) - Our daily roundup of headlines in Egypt's main state-owned and private newspapers on May 9, 2016:


-Solemn military funeral held for police martyrs... Minister of Interior: We won’t relent when it comes to preserving the nation’s security

-Extraordinary general assembly held to withdraw confidence form Press Syndicate council

-Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri, Abu Mazen discuss Palestinian developments


-ISIS committed Helwan massacre accompanied by Rassd’s cameras

-Parliament speaker assigns media committee to ‘mend fences’ between journalists, interior ministry

-Sixty-seven Muslim Brotherhood members referred to criminal court in Hisham Barakat assassination case


-Helwan attack condemned internationally; government says it will uproot terror

-Ministry of Electricity: Prices’ increase a fallacy; we are mulling options to overcome rise in dollar exchange rate

Al-Masry al-Youm:

-Eight new martyrs fall in war on terror

-“Course correction” camp attacks Press Syndicate; House of Representatives and Syndicate Head Qallash say won’t take part in row

-Government’s Operations Room follows up on wheat crisis; angry farmers block roads


-Egypt bids farewell to interior ministry martyrs

-‘Family of journalists’ calls for withdrawing confidence from Press Syndicate’s council

-Government tells parliament it is ready to negotiate over civil service bill

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