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Family iftar: President Sisi vows to continue economic, political reform measures

Sat, 06 Apr 2024 - 07:59 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has vowed to continue economic reform measures and enhance the ongoing state of political openness as he addressed the public during a family iftar banquet on Saturday.

In pics: Voters nationwide vote on constitutional amendments

Sat, 20 Apr 2019 - 11:59 GMT

Minister of Antiquities Khaled al-Anani was seen casting his ballot in a polling station in Luxor.

In Pic: Citizens walk across Cairo to urge for constitutional amendments

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 - 09:22 GMT

On Saturday, the registered voters inside Egypt will be able cast their ballot over three consecutive days.

Wrap up: Parliament approves constitutional amendments by a majority of 531 members

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 - 07:26 GMT

A total number of 531 Parliamentarians approved, Tuesday a draft report of a number of constitutional amendments presented earlier by its legislative committee.

BREAKING: Parl’t approves planned constitutional amendments, referendum to be held soon

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 - 06:23 GMT

BREAKING: Parl’t approves planned constitutional amendments, referendum to be held soon CAIRO – 16 April 2019: The Parliament approved on Tuesday a draft report of a number of constitutional amendments presented earlier by its legislative committee, gi

MPs rejecting, backing amendments got chance to express themselves: opposition bloc

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 - 01:41 GMT

The speaker allowed guests and MPs to express their opinions during the sessions, while giving them appropriate time.

Before vote: Know about powers granted to president by constitutional amendments

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 - 09:21 GMT

A transitional article gives the right to the incumbent president to run for a third 6-year term after he finishes his second in 2024.

Parl’t speaker urges comprehensive look at proposed amendments

Wed, 10 Apr 2019 - 09:33 GMT

Abdel Aal mentioned some of the proposed amendments that he sees as positive, including the creation of the post of Vice President, and bringing back the Shura Council that was formerly dissolved.

Egyptian 'expats in U.S.' urge citizens to vote in planned constitutional referendum

Sun, 31 Mar 2019 - 07:19 GMT

The Egyptians appearing in the video called on citizens to participate, while others urged voting in favor of the amendments.

Egyptians might be invited to referendum after mid-April

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 - 12:06 GMT

The National Election Authority is expected to invite Egyptians to cast their vote on draft constitutional amendments after mid April in case two-third of the Members of the Parliament approved them, according to a parliament statement on Sunday.

Opposition MP urges citizens to vote at possible constitutional referendum

Wed, 13 Feb 2019 - 09:19 GMT

Haitham al-Hariri has changed his stance, publicly calling on Egyptian citizens in a Facebook post to "positively participate and vote at the referendum."

Lawsuit calling to amend law limiting presidential terms adjourned to Jan.

Mon, 24 Dec 2018 - 11:14 GMT

Some citizens, mostly youth, gathered on Sunday before the Court of Urgent Matters in Abdeen, calling for extending the presidential term.

New governors take oath before President Sisi

Thu, 30 Aug 2018 - 11:40 GMT

Five governors will stay in their posts.

LIVE UPDATE: Sisi takes oath at parliament for 2nd presidential term

Sat, 02 Jun 2018 - 07:59 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi begins a second presidential term (2018-2022) on Saturday after swearing in the oath in an exceptional session at the Parliament.

Egyptian workers union supports Sisi for 2nd presidential term

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 - 02:05 GMT

Egyptian workers union held a conference on Sunday to announce supporting President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi to run for a second presidential term.

Aswan univ'y president signs "To Build It" petition for Sisi 2nd term

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 - 06:09 GMT

President of Aswan University Ahmed Ghallab on Wednesday signed (To Build It) petition calling on Sisi to run for a second presidential term.