Roundup of Egypt's press headlines on Jan. 8, 2017

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Egyptian newspapers on Jan. 8, 2017. Aswat Masriya

CAIRO, Jan 8 (Aswat Masriya) – Our daily roundup of headlines in Egypt's main state-owned and private newspapers on Jan. 8, 2017:


- Egypt to be self-sufficient in natural gas by 2019

- Minister of Petroleum: Provision of 1 billion dollar annually from gas imports

- Mehleb participate in inauguration of Ghana president

- Bloomberg advises world tourists to visit Egypt

Akhbar Al-Youm:

- Initiate steps to construct largest mosque and the church in administrative capital

- Egyptians celebrate Christmas

- Economist expects pound to appreciate against the dollar by 14 per cent

Al-Masry al-Youm:

- Presidential pardons committee finalises second list of detainees to be released

- Hamas arrests jihadists in Gaza to appease Egypt

- Ministry of Social Solidarity: No compulsory military service for girls... public service for one year


- 10 ministers are close to exiting government

- Arrest of US officer at Cairo international airport for possession of ammunition and 50 thousand dollars

- Egypt's national team face Tunisia with same tactics of Ghana match


- Abdel Aal and fourth of government greet pope at Cathedral

- Conscript killed, eight injured in terrorist attacks in Sinai

- Sabahi: Government and parliament have no right to concede Egyptian land

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