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Wednesday, 9 October 2019

Politics dominated talk show coverage last night

Politics took top billing on the talk shows last night:

The outpouring of anger in parliament towards the government during Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouly’s House speech yesterday earned some airtime on DMC (watch, runtime: 05:42). We also have more on this in the Speed Round, below.

The Egypt-Greece-Cyprus summit kicked off yesterday. President Abdel Fattah El Sisi met with his Cypriot and Greek counterparts to discuss a wide range of topics, including Mediterranean security and the latest developments in Libya and Syria, Al Hayah Al Youm’s Khaled Abu Bakr noted (watch, runtime: 03:16). We have more on the summit in this morning’s Speed Round, below.

Comedian Talaat Zakaria has passed away after a long struggle with illness,Hona Al Asema’s Reham Ibrahim noted (watch, runtime: 02:38).

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