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Two separate media sources within the intelligence-controlled Egyptian Media Group (EMG) say that they have received explicit orders from the presidency’s media office to refrain from covering President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi interview with CBS’ “60 Minutes” program on any TV channels, websites or newspapers owned by the media conglomerate.
The Supreme Media Regulatory Council (SMRC) decided to postpone on Wednesday the adoption of a controversial set of bylaws for media violations for one week to allow time for the Journalists Syndicate and the Media Professionals Syndicate to comment on the proposal.
For the second time in a week, a group of lawyers has publicly refused to continue representing their clients before a Cairo judge notorious for his unwillingness to free defendants held in remand detention.
Egypt has said it plans to auction treasury bills and bonds with a total value of 181.5 billion Egyptian pounds in January, the Finance Ministry announced on Tuesday.
The Complaints Committee of the Supreme Council for Media Regulation blocked CairoScene’s website in Egypt because it did not obtain a license from the council.
Several politicians and analysts have argued in recent weeks that a number of long-awaited reforms need to be passed in 2019.
Chairperson of the Egyptian parliament's housing committee Alaa Wali dismissed on Sunday press reports which claimed that the committee has almost finalized amending the old law regulating the landlord-tenant relationship.
Egyptian prosecutors on Friday ordered the detention of the head of Old Cairo district for four days pending investigations into bribery charges, state news agency MENA reported.
Egypt's Court of Cassation on Saturday upheld a ruling to acquit former president Hosni Mubarak's chief of staff Zakaria Azmy of charges of illicit gains.
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed bilateral ties and developments in the Arab world with his visiting Moroccan counterpart Nasser Bourita in Cairo on Tuesday.
Egypt seeks to intensify coordination with Tunisia over issues of common interest in Africa in the coming period, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi told Tunisian Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui during a meeting in Cairo on Saturday.
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi issued directives to officials to exert further efforts to reduce public debt and slash budget deficit through proceeding with the comprehensive economic reform program and focusing on its various institutional, legislative, financial, and monetary aspects.
The article highlights the debates among Egyptians about how broke many people have become and how little their monthly salaries can last.
Egypt will maintain the existing customs exchange rate for essential goods at sixteen Egyptian pounds per one dollar until the end of January, the finance ministry, said, while increasing the rate for non-essential and luxury goods to 17.9739 Egyptian pounds per one dollar.
Egypt’s foreign currency reserves fell to 42.551 billion US dollars in December from 44.513 billion US dollars in November, the central bank said on Monday, the first drop since a 2016 currency devaluation.
Starting April, a new pricing mechanism that aims to lift fuel subsidies in Egypt and reflect international gas prices will be applied to ninety-five octane gasoline, according to Monday’s edition of the Official Gazette.
The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) indexes went up at the close of Tuesday's trading, pushed by purchases of local institutions and investment funds.
The Egyptian border crossing was closed for Palestinians seeking to leave Gaza on Tuesday, a border official said, as infighting between Palestinian factions increases.
A police officer was killed on Saturday while trying to defuse an improvised explosive device (IED) that was found in a Cairo slum area, a security source said.
Egypt's navy said on Tuesday that it has thwarted an illegal migration attempt by twenty-nine people near the Egyptian-Libyan border crossing of Salloum, a statement by Egypt's Armed Forces spokesperson read.
Witnesses describe the terrorist attack near Ezzbet al-Hagana church.
The article discusses the role of the new administrative bodies in creating a new bureaucracy in Egypt.