Roundup of Egypt's press headlines on March 8, 2017

Wednesday 08-03-2017 11:18 AM

Egypt's newspapers on March 8, 2017 - Aswat Masriya

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

* Al-Ahram:

- Positive indicators of the state budget

- Sisi: expanding the "social protection", reducing inflation and tightening control.

 - Subhi: providing possibilities to build generations capable of protecting the homeland

- Minister of Supply: solving the problem of the "Golden card" for bread during the 48 hours, subsidies not to be touched. 

- "The Booklet" more flexible after amendment

- Minister of Aviation presents Egyptian facilities in Berlin tourist Stock Exchange

 - Zamalek rejects statement of Gabalaya (Football association) and tends to escalate "Gereshsa" crisis internationally


 - Ezz and Assal return to incarceration, Mubarak banned from travel

- The projects of new schools to be completed in September

- Sisi to government: take into account the low-income and activation of monitoring agencies

- Minister of Finance: Regulations of the added-value law within days

- 10.5 pounds per kilogram of sugar and 6.5 for rice within two weeks in markets

- Protests in Alexandria and Kafr El-Sheikh for reducing bread rations, Supply ministry: reducing "Gold cards" has not effect

 * Al-Shorouk: 

- "Golden card disorder” of bread expanded in the provinces

 - Protests and blocking of roads due to reduced Card rations, the security disperses protests in Dekhaila and Imbaba

- The dollar continued the rise journey and records 17.50 pounds in banks

 - Deputy of parliament speaker: NGO law back to Parliament for amendment

 - In the International Women's Day: 66.6% of Egyptian women divorcees had experienced physical violence

 * Al-Watan:

- "Golden card" brings back bread protests in four provinces

- Moselhi: What is distributed through the card is 20% of consumption, reducing rations is to keep subsidies worth of millions, smart cards problems to be solved within 10 days

- Dollar rises to 17.45 pounds, and 10 pounds increase in gold

- Ezz back to prison 

* Al-Masry Al-Youm:

- "The government women" announce rebellion against the "red tape"

- Sahar, Hala, Nabila and Nadia venturing into investment and local administration files

- Ezz and Assal imprisoned pending "iron licenses"

- "Golden card" sparks "bread intifada"

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