Egypt's law punishes promotion of rumors related to epidemiological situation

Mon, 19 Dec 2022 - 09:34 GMT

The law stipulates the punishment without prejudice to the provisions of Article 29 of the Press and Media Regulation Law and the Supreme Council for Media Regulation promulgated by Law No. 180 of 2018, and with any harsher penalty stipulated in any other law.

Egypt to draft law confiscating illegal buildings on agricultural land

Thu, 10 Feb 2022 - 03:47 GMT

The Prime Minister continued that the violators would be deprived of all forms of subsides on basic commodities, bread, fertilizers, and etc.

Egypt’s NCW launches anti-FGM campaign in Hurghada

Sat, 12 Jun 2021 - 02:09 GMT

The National Council for Women (NCW) launched a door-to-door campaign in Red Sea city of Hurghada to raise awareness on the criminalization of female genital mutilation (FGM).

Egyptian President ratifies new amendments to Penal Code on FGM

Fri, 30 Apr 2021 - 09:56 GMT

Committing the crime incurs five years of prison, and not less than seven years, if permanent damage occurs.

Husbands hiding second marriage to go to jail: New Egyptian law

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 03:29 GMT

Amendments were made to the Personal Status draft law imposing punishment on husbands who hide their marriage/s and do not inform his current/future wife about them.

Egypt denies rumors on mass punishment in Aqrab prison

Sun, 20 Dec 2020 - 09:23 GMT

Such rumors are baseless and banned Muslim Brotherhood members and supporters seek to spread such rumors to destabilize the public opinion

Cabinet approves bill on amendment of penal code provisions

Wed, 12 Aug 2020 - 05:33 GMT

The cabinet has approved a bill on amending and replacing some provisions of the penal code with respect to civil servants and public funds.

Public prosecution: COVID-19 rumor-mongers may be jailed for 5 yrs, fined EGP 20K

Sat, 28 Mar 2020 - 01:36 GMT

In a press statement, the prosecution said that legal action will be taken in conformity with articles no. (80), (102) and (188) of the criminal law.

Publishers of Fake News in Egypt Can be Fined up to LE 250,000

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 - 11:36 GMT

The fines imposed on the violators shall not exceed LE 250,000, or the equivalent of this value in foreign currency.

300 railway workers suspended for substance abuse: officials

Thu, 04 Jul 2019 - 07:53 GMT

The 300 workers were deprived of 100 percent of their salary for a month and were suspended for six months.

CBE signs sanctions on 28 exchange companies during 2018

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 - 03:59 GMT

These measures came within the framework of the supervisory role of the bank and its efforts to preserve the efficiency of the banking system.

Call for one-year in prison against husbands over ‘unstated polygamy’

Fri, 25 Jan 2019 - 01:51 GMT

The applicable Personal Status Law does not stipulate any punishment.

Parl' passes anti-fake news law, countries wage war on false info

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 - 10:04 GMT

Social media accounts and blogs will be officially categorized as “media outlets”.

Students may be suspended for smoking in Minya University

Sat, 02 Sep 2017 - 12:09 GMT

Smoking inside closed areas in upper Egypt’s Minya University will lead to smoking students’ suspension for one semester.

Fake news' US pizzeria invasion man jailed for four years

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 - 02:50 GMT

A man who invaded a pizzeria in the US capital firing an assault rifle, after fake news reports of a child smuggling ring, was given a four-year prison sentence Thursday.