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Egyptian investigative journalist Maggie Michael, Egyptian photojournalist Nariman al-Mofty, and Yemeni video journalist Maad al-Zikry, all of whom work for the Associated Press (AP), have won a Pulitzer in international reporting for their coverage of abuses in Yemen’s civil war.
The Egyptian parliament's defense and security committee approved a draft law on Monday stipulating a fifteen percent increase in military pensions, al-Ahram Arabic news website reported.
An Egyptian criminal court sentenced a defendant to death on Monday for killing an Italian citizen in the city of Milano in 2013.
The article reviews the final drafts of the proposed amendments to Egypt's 2014 constitution, which will be put to a final vote in parliament on Tuesday.
Egypt parliament speaker Ali Abdel-Aal said the proposed amendments to Egypt’s 2014 constitution, which will be put to a vote in parliament tomorrow, will not be the last.
Egypt's constitutional and legislative affairs committee approved on Sunday a constitutional amendment that would allow President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to potentially remain in office until 2030.
The final draft of Egypt’s constitutional amendments will be finalised today, including Article 140 regulating presidential terms
A report on the final draft of the amendments, prepared by parliament’s Legislative and Constitutional Affairs Committee, will be debated ahead of next week’s parliamentary vote on amendments to the constitution.
The Egyptian cabinet’s media center dismissed on Wednesday recent reports that the Ministry of Social Solidarity was preparing a draft law that allowed for random drug testing in the streets for regular citizens.
As part of the raft of controversial amendments to Egypt’s constitution slated to be put to a public referendum later this month, a proposed article would have featured a less independent al-Azhar—Egypt’s highest Islamic institution and an authority on Sunni Islam worldwide—a source close to al-Azhar’s leadership tells Mada Masr.
Internet service providers in Egypt blocked over 34,000 internet domains on Monday night in an apparent bid to stamp out a campaign opposing proposed amendments to the constitution, the online censorship monitoring group NetBlocks told Mada Masr.
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi received on Monday a telephone call from German Chancellor Angela Merkel where they discussed a number of regional issues including the situations in Libya and Sudan, according presidential spokesman Bassam Rady.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi discussed on Sunday with Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, commander of the Libyan Armed Forces, the latest developments in Libya and Egypt's keenness to see unity, stability and security in its neighboring country, presidential spokesperson said.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met on Sunday the Portuguese Defense Minister João Gomes Cravinho in Cairo to discuss military cooperation, a statement by Egyptian presidential spokesperson Bassam Rady said.
Egyptian authorities have facilitated the return home of a 120 Egyptian students who were stranded at the Egyptian-Sudanese border when Sudan closed its borders on Thursday.
Egypt’s Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait has asserted the importance of Egypt’s ongoing efforts to support the G20 Compact with Africa (CwA), given its chairmanship of the African Union.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi signed on Thursday several MoUs with Alassane Ouattara, the president of the Ivory Coast, on cooperation in health, culture, and information technology.
Egypt says it is backing the Sudanese people's choices in determining the future of their country soon after thirty-year President Omar al-Bashir was overthrown in a coup by the armed forces following months of protests.
Al-Sisi’s meeting with Trump in the Oval Office was held against a backdrop of regional uncertainty.
The situation in Libya topped the agenda of meetings between President Abde Fattah al-Sisi, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukri, and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov during the latter’s two-day visit to Cairo this week.
President Sisi’s multi-legged tour took him to West Africa and the United States this week.
Egypt's Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said that the IMF-backed economic reform program Egypt adopted in late 2016 was necessary to save the country's economy.
The governor of the Central Bank of Egypt said on Friday that Egypt's economic reform programme has exceeded expectations, and that Cairo is not in need of a new loan programme from the International Monetary Fund.
Investments worth eighteen billion Egyptian pounds have been allocated to drinking water and sanitation projects in the upcoming 2019/2020 fiscal year, Egypt’s Minister of Planning, Monitoring and Administrative Reform Hala al-Saeed said on Friday.
Egypt’s non-petroleum exports to the United States stood at 1.6 billion US dollars in 2018, almost fifteen percent more than the previous year, Egypt’s trade and industry ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.
Egypt’s state statistics agency CAMPAS has said in a report that 2018 saw 8,480 road accidents in the country, down from 11,098 in 2017, a drop of 23.6 percent.
Egypt's interior ministry announced on Friday that it had killed two terrorists while foiling an attack targeting a police checkpoint in Egypt's South Sinai, a statement read.
The success of the Badr 2019 manoeuvre underscores the capability and preparedness of the armed forces to defend Egypt's national security at all strategic fronts, said Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Mohamed Farid on Friday.
Egypt’s Ministry of the Interior said in a statement on Thursday that police forces have killed six terrorists from the Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated group Hasm in Qalioubiya governorate, north of Cairo.
Egyptian security forces have killed eleven suspected terrorists in a shootout in North Sinai governorate, the interior ministry said in a statement on Thursday.
Four police personnel and three civilians including a six-year-old boy were killed and at least twenty-six others were injured in a suicide bombing on Tuesday afternoon in a Sheikh Zuweid market in North Sinai governorate, Egypt's interior ministry said.
Seven people, including three civilians, were killed and twenty-six civilians were injured in a suicide bombing near a marketplace in the North Sinai city of Sheikh Zuwayed on Tuesday morning, according to a statement released by the Interior Ministry.
The article discusses the impacts of the surge in electricity and fuel prices as well as wages on the increase in Egypt’s monthly inflation over the past six months.
The article analyzes the national debate on the controversial constitutional amendments.
The article discusses the latest developments in Egypt’s foreign policy in Africa.
The article discusses the historical role of the National Democratic Party in Egypt until the fall of the deposed president Hosni Mubarak in 2011.
The article examines the controversial decisions implemented by Egypt’s Supreme Council for Media Regulation over the past two years.
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights issued a report on the human rights violations under police surveillance that released prisoners face once they are out of prison.