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Egypt parliament to convene on Tuesday for fourth legislative session
Egypt’s parliament will start its fourth legislative session in its parliamentary term on Tuesday 2 October, in accordance with presidential decree last week.
Egypt court sentences Muslim Brotherhood leader to life
An Egyptian criminal court sentenced the chief of the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood group and dozens of others to life in prison on Sunday on charges of incitement of murder and violence during protests five years ago, a judicial source said.
Egypt Court rejects request from former president Mubarak and sons for reinstatement of rights
Egypt's Court of Cassation rejected a request by lawyer Farid al-Dib on behalf of former President Hosni Mubarak and his sons to reinstate political rights stripped after their conviction in a corruption case in 2015.
Egypt's Sisi leads meeting of Supreme Council of Police
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi led earlier on Thursday the meeting of the Supreme Council of Police in Cairo where the latest security developments in Egypt were discussed, the Egyptian presidency announced.
Egypt court releases Mubarak's sons on bail in stock market manipulation case
A Cairo criminal court ordered the release on bail of the two sons of ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on Thursday, just five days after their arrest over charges of stock market manipulation, a judicial source has said.
2 Alexandria students detained for conducting public survey on controversial seaside barriers
Alexandria’s Bab al-Sharq Prosecution ordered on Tuesday the detention of two women for fifteen days pending investigations on charges of joining a terrorist organization and filming without a license, according to lawyer Mohamed Hafez.
Lawyer Khaled Ali’s 3-month ‘public indecency’ sentence upheld
The three-month sentence handed to lawyer and former presidential candidate Khaled Ali for committing an “indecent act” was upheld on Wednesday, according to lawyer Mohamed Fathy.
Egypt's Sisi meets with European Council president in New York
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met Sunday with President of the European Council Donald Tusk and Austrian Chancellor of Sebastian Kurz, in the presence of Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry and Head of the General Intelligence Directorate Abbas Kamel.
Egypt's defence minister discusses military cooperation with Indian counterpart
Egyptian Defence Minister Lieutenant-General Mohamed Zaki met on Saturday in Cairo with his Indian counterpart Nirmala Sitharaman, where the duo discussed military cooperation between the armed forces of both countries, the Egyptian army spokesman said.
Egyptian armed forces announce conclusion of Egypt-US joint military exercises Bright Star 2018
Egypt and the US armed forces have concluded the joint military exercises "Bright Star 2018," which were held in Mohamed Naguib military base in northwestern Egypt from 8 to 20 September, Egypt's military spokesperson said in a statement on Friday.
First regional conference of general prosecutors and attorneys of Africa and Europe gather in Sharm El-Sheikh
The first regional conference of general prosecutors and attorneys of African and Europe continued sessions for the third day on Thursday, bringing together lawyers and chief prosecutors across twenty-four African countries, three European states and six international organizations.
Egypt's Cassation Court denounces OHCHR statement on Rabaa dispersal trial rulings
The general assembly of the Cassation Court slammed a statement on Tuesday issued by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on the Rabaa dispersal court rulings.
Egypt's Shoukry discusses latest developments in Palestine with Fatah's El-Ahmed
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed in Cairo on Tuesday the latest developments in Palestine as well as the Palestinian reconciliation process with Azzam al-Ahmed, the leading Fatah party member and head of its delegation in the national reconciliation talks.
Egypt's Army Chief of Staff discusses military cooperation, counter-terrorism efforts with US commander
Egypt's Army Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Mohamed Farid discussed Egyptian-US military cooperation as well as counter-terrorism efforts with the Commanding General of US Army Central Lt. Gen. Michael X. Garrett, the Egyptian army said in a statement on Monday.
Egypt's Sisi discusses regional developments in phone call with Saudi Crown Prince
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi received a phone call from Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman in which the two discussed recent developments in the region as well as joint efforts to achieve the interests of both states and those of the Arab countries, the presidential spokesperson said in a statement late on Monday.
Egypt’s Foreign Ministry following efforts to release Egyptian sailors seized in northern Cyprus
Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on Saturday it will continue its contacts with Cypriot Foreign Ministry to retrieve the Egyptian sailors who were seized by the Turkish naval forces.
Egypt welcomes Peace Agreement signed between Ethiopia, Eritrea
Egypt welcomed on Monday a historical peace agreement signed between Ethiopia and Eritrea to end years of fighting, Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced in a statement on Monday.
Three dead and two injured after old building collapses in Shoubra district of Cairo: Health Ministry
The Ministry of Health announced on Saturday the death of three people and the injury of two others after a two-floor building collapsed in the district of Shoubra in north Cairo.
Egypt health minister to report on death of 3 patients in dialysis session to parliament
Prosecutor-General Nabil Sadek ordered on Saturday an immediate investigation into the deaths incident during the treatment session, which also resulted in a number of infections and twelve coma cases among other patients.
Security restrictions eased in North Sinai, media reports killing of 11 alleged militants
The security measures that have curtailed daily life in North Sinai since the start of the Operation Sinai 2018 military campaign are set to ease further, following a Monday announcement by the region’s newly appointed Governor Mohamed Abdel Fadil Shousha.
Province of Sinai claims responsibility for killing 3 civilians in Rafah
The Amaq News Agency, the Islamic State’s media arm, stated on Monday that the Province of Sinai killed three civilians, whom the militant group says were cooperating with Egyptian security forces in North Sinai.
Saudi-Egyptian construction company to begin selling its administrative capital’s units early October
The CEO of the Saudi-Egyptian Construction Company Darwish Hasanen, said that his company will offer new units in its administrative capital project (Bleu Vert) within the next couple of weeks, noting that his company has acquired the ministerial decree for the project.
SGH group likely to inaugurate its Alexandria medical city late 2019
SGH Group, a subsidiary of the Saudi Middle East Healthcare Company (MEAHCO), is expected to inaugurate its Alexandria medical city late 2019, said CEO of the SGH Group Mohamed Hablas, adding that about seventy-five percent of the branch’s construction has already been finished.
$2.4bn value of US investments in Egypt: Nassar
The Minister of Trade and Industry Amr Nassar revealed on Friday that the United States’ investments in Egypt have currently amounted to 2.4 billion US dollars, represented in 1,222 projects operating in the sectors of industry, services, construction, finance, agriculture, telecommunications, and information technology.
WB announces additional $300m loan for sanitation services in rural Egypt
The World Bank (WB) announced on Saturday a three-hundred-million-US-dollar loan for complementing the current Sustainable Rural Sanitation Services Programme, to support the expansion of the government’s efforts to increase access to and improve rural sanitation services in Egypt’s poorest governorates.
Daily exportation of 250m cubic feet of gas to Jordan electricity plant to be resumed in early 2019
The Ministry of Petroleum has concluded the final negotiations with Jordan regarding signing a new agreement to export Egyptian gas to Jordan electricity plant, in order to supply nearly 250m cubic feet of gas starting next year.
يوميات صحفية برلمانية| كيف أعادت "التعليمات" هندسة البرلمان بعد الانتهاء من الإعلام؟
Almanassa discusses the interference of the security apparatus in the rearrangement of the parliamentary internal structure.
على خطى الشيخ زويد ورفح: العريش مظلمة تعاني العطش
The article looks at the struggle of everyday life in North Sinai through the stories of its inhabitants.
40 عامًا على «كامب ديفيد».. هل سار السادات منفردًا نحو السلام؟
The article discusses Sadat's shock diplomacy of Camp David peace agreement with Israel and its impacts on Egyptians and the region.
حبس طالبتين بتهمة «الانضمام لجماعة إرهابية» لاستطلاعهما آراء المواطنين حول سور كورنيش الإسكندرية
Two students were imprisoned over joining terrorist group charges, after conducting a survey to seek comments of people on the Alexandria Corniche.
«دعم مصر» يختار نواب رئيسه وأبرزهم «هيكل وعيسى ورشاد»
Support Egypt Coalition named six vice presidents, in accordance with the final modifications announced in the coalition's session on Sunday.
تأجيل محاكمة 23 متهما بينهم طفل بتهمة الإرهاب والتخريب لشهر أكتوبر
Giza Criminal Court adjourned the trial of twenty-three defendants accused of terrorism and vandalism to next October.
عام على واقعة التلويح بعلم قوس قزح… وخمسة أعوام على أطول هجمة أمنية على أصحاب الميول الجنسية المختلفة
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights called on authorities to stop anti-LGBT campaigns and stressed the need to respect the rights of the accused based on the constitution and the law.