Egyptian Parliament

Egypt’s Parliament approves draft law to toughen penalties for hoarding strategic goods

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 - 01:26 GMT

The Cabinet submitted the draft law, which introduces amendments to the Consumer Protection Law 181/2018, with a focus on ensuring the continuous availability of strategic goods at fair prices.

Egypt’s Parliament approves amendments quadrupling passport issuance fees

Sun, 25 Feb 2024 - 03:16 GMT

Egypt’s House of Representatives has approved amendments to Law 97/1959, increasing the fees for issuing a passport to LE 1,000 instead of LE 250.

Egyptian Parliament Member Urges Global Recognition of Egypt's Security Role, Says Economic Security 'Shared Responsibility'

Tue, 21 Nov 2023 - 07:29 GMT

Dawood addressed concerns regarding potential grants, loans, and deposits, asserting the necessity to distinguish between economic entitlements and other considerations.

Egyptian parliament criticizes European parliament's statement

Fri, 06 Oct 2023 - 02:08 GMT

While the Egyptian Parliament rejects this decision as lacking credibility and neutrality, it is essential to address some aspects raised in the resolution because they shed light on the truth and bring matters into perspective.

Photos: Parliament electoral system sparks debate among political powers at Egypt's National Dialogue

Mon, 15 May 2023 - 01:54 GMT

The Parliament electoral system has sparked a public debate among MPs and political figures during the National Dialogue sessions on Sunday with proposals to shift away from the current closed list system in the 2025 elections.

Conflict in Ukraine affects commodity prices, says Egypt's Finance Minister

Wed, 10 May 2023 - 01:57 GMT

Maait emphasized the intricacy of these issues and the strain they place on citizens.

Report on amendments to Egypt’s competition protection law on the table in Parliament Sunday

Fri, 02 Dec 2022 - 04:50 GMT

The Egyptian House of Representatives will discuss on Sunday a report on a draft law submitted by the government to amend some provisions of the Law on Protection of Competition and Prohibition of Monopolistic Practices no. 3 of 2005.

Egypt slams European parliament report on human rights situation

Fri, 25 Nov 2022 - 07:25 GMT

The Egyptian Parliament expressed its complete rejection to the European Parliament decision issued on 11/24/2022 regarding the human rights situation in Egypt.

Egyptian Parliament’s Saturday emergency session to discuss reshuffle that includes 13 ministries: Reports

Sat, 13 Aug 2022 - 08:59 GMT

The Egyptian House of Representatives will hold an emergency session on Saturday to discuss a cabinet reshuffle for 13 ministerial portfolios, according to Extra News.

Egyptian Parliament’s emergency session on Saturday to discuss cabinet reshuffle: Source to Egypt Today

Sat, 13 Aug 2022 - 08:33 GMT

Parliament's secretary-general Ahmed Manaa said in a statement Friday that the House will hold an emergency session on Saturday at noon to discuss an “urgent file”.

Memory of the day: The first parliamentary elections are held in Egypt in 1924

Wed, 12 Jan 2022 - 10:29 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on January 12.

Memory of the day: Inauguration of Egypt's Aswan Dam in 1912

Thu, 23 Dec 2021 - 10:13 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on December 23.

Egyptian parliament to discuss report on draft law authorizing PM to take measures during pandemic

Thu, 11 Nov 2021 - 02:06 GMT

The Egyptian Parliament will on Tuesday will discuss a joint committee report on the draft law submitted by the government regarding measures to confront pandemics.

Memory of the day: King Farouk I of Egypt issues a decree dissolving parliament in 1949

Sun, 07 Nov 2021 - 12:03 GMT

Many important world events took place on November 7.

Coordination of Party Youth and Politicians meets New Zealand ambassador to Egypt, discuss human rights, parliamentary cooperation

Tue, 05 Oct 2021 - 03:19 GMT

Senior members of the Coordination of Party Youth and Politicians (CPYP) met with the New Zealand ambassador to Cairo Greg Louis on Tuesday, where they discussed human rights rights and means to enhance relations.

Egyptian House approves draft law toughening penalty of sexual harassment

Mon, 12 Jul 2021 - 03:31 GMT

Egyptian House of Representatives gave a final approval to a draft law to toughen sexual harassment penalty so that it is treated before the law as a felony instead of a misdemeanor.

Egyptian Parliament approves extension of state of emergency for 3 months nationwide

Mon, 12 Jul 2021 - 11:04 GMT

This starts from Saturday, the 24th of July.

Photos: Egypt’s defense minister, MPs discuss threats facing national security

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 - 04:48 GMT

Zaki affirmed the Armed Forces’ readiness to carry out the missions assigned to them under various circumstances to protect the Egyptian national security

Egyptian parliament urges western countries to refrain from politicizing human rights after UNHRC statement

Sat, 13 Mar 2021 - 09:25 GMT

The House urged the countries that participated in the statement to “not inaugurate themselves as guardians on Egypt”

Egyptian expats to vote in 2nd stage of parl't election on Nov. 2-3: Emigration minister

Fri, 30 Oct 2020 - 11:06 GMT

Minister of Emigration and Egyptian Expatriates Affairs Nabila Makram said on Friday that Egyptian expatriates will vote in the second stage of the first round of the parliament's election on November 2-3.