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Egypt parliament postpones summer recess to next week to discuss NGOs and Senate laws
Egypt's parliament speaker Ali Abdel-Aal told MPs on Thursday that he has been forced to postpone the house's summer recess to next week.
New head of Cassation Court takes office in accordance with new law regulating judicial appointments
The new head of Egypt's Court of Cassation, the country’s highest appeals court, has been sworn in less than a month after President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ratified a law regulating the appointment of top judges in accordance with recently passed constitutional amendments.
Egypt parliament postpones summer recess till Thursday to attend to unfinished business
The house speaker said that parliament will hold plenary sessions until Thursday in order to finish the debate and vote on pending laws before summer recess.
Egypt announces plan to compensate Nubians displaced by construction of Aswan dams
The Egyptian government announced that it has started implementing a plan to provide compensation for tens of thousands of Nubian citizens who have been displaced by the construction of the two Aswan dams but never compensated for their loss of homes and land.
Egypt launches new healthcare insurance system in Port Said
The Egyptian government launched on Monday a new comprehensive healthcare insurance system in Port Said governorate to offer better health services to citizens.
Egypt legalizes status of 127 unlicensed churches, service buildings
A presidential committee tasked with rectifying the status of unlicensed Christian places of worship, chaired by Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, approved on Monday legalizing 127 churches and service buildings that used to be operating without permit.
‘The hall is not with you’: Speaker Abdel Aal battles internal opposition on multiple fronts
Ali Abdel-Aal, Egypt’s domineering speaker of parliament, is facing stiff internal opposition on multiple fronts for the first time since he assumed the post three and a half years ago.
New judicial heads first in series of appointments under new law granting Sisi power to select judicial leadership
The heads of two top judicial bodies were sworn in by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Saturday, the first in a series of anticipated appointments following the constitutional amendments passed in April that revised articles related to the judiciary and granted the president greater powers over the selection process.
Egypt's FM chairs meetings of African Union's executive council
Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry chaired the second-day meetings of the thirty-fifth session of the African Union's executive council, currently held in Niger's capital Niamey at the level of foreign ministers.
Egypt condemns Christie's for going ahead with the sale of king Tutankhamen's head in London
Egypt’s ministries of antiquities and foreign affairs issued a joint statement late on Wednesday condemning Christie's auction house for going ahead with the sale of a head of King Tutankhamun in London despite an outcry from the Egyptian authorities.
'Palestine issue must be settled according to two-state solution,' Egypt's Sisi tells US Senator Graham
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Wednesday the efforts aiming to settle the Palestinian-Israeli conflict must proceed in line with international terms of reference, the two-state solution, and the Arab Peace Initiative.
Sisi ratifies General Authority for Investment and Free Zones budget law
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ratified on Sunday law no. 110 of 2019/20 on the budget of the General Authority for Investment & Free Zones (GAFI) after it was passed by the House of Representatives.
Egypt says will implement quarterly price index mechanism on all petroleum products
Egypt announced it will implement a quarterly price index mechanism on all petroleum products, a few hours after it introduced on Friday new fuel price hikes under the latest round of fuel subsidy reforms.
Egypt to conduct pilot operation of NAC airport on Tuesday
Egypt's Civil Aviation Ministry is set to conduct a pilot operation of the New Administrative Capital (NAC) airport on Tuesday.
Egypt's PM monitors implementation of new transport fares after recent fuel hike
Egypt' Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouly arrived on Friday at the operations room formed at the cabinet's Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC) to follow up the implementation of new transport fares in governorates after the new shifting in the prices of petroleum products earlier on the day.
Egypt raises fuel prices in fifth and final hike
Egypt increased fuel prices Friday in its latest round of subsidy cuts under a reform package agreed with the International Monetary Fund, Egyptian authorities said.
Massive security deployment in Arish following surge in militant attacks, Province of Sinai announces execution of 3 hostages
A massive security campaign has been launched in Arish following a series of large-scale, coordinated attacks by armed militants in the heart of the city last week that terrorized residents.
وفاة محمد مرسي.. أبرز محطات محاكمة الرئيس المعزول خلال 6 سنوفاة محمد مرسي.. أبرز محطات محاكمة الرئيس المعزول خلال 6 سنوات
Masr al-Arabiya highlights Morsi’s trials over the past six years.
بعد موافقة «اتصالات البرلمان».. ماذا يعني قانون حماية البيانات الشخصية؟
The article examines the government’s bill on the protection of personal data.
قانون المحاماة الجديد يثير الجدل.. والبرلمان يحسمه السبت المقبل
The article reviews the new proposed law by the parliament on regulating the work of attorneys.
الداخلية: إحباط «خطة الأمل».. ومصادر لـ «مدى مصر»: بعض المقبوض عليهم كانوا يتناقشون حول خوض الانتخابات البرلمانية
Several political figures involved in discussions to form a new political alliance meant to stand in 2020 parliamentary elections were arrested beginning at dawn on Tuesday.