Egyptian Parliament

Egypt's President ratifies Senate, House, political rights laws

Thu, 02 Jul 2020 - 11:52 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Thursday approved the draft laws regulating the legislative elections, the laws regulating the exercise of political rights, the laws on the Parliament, and the laws on the National Election Authority.

Egyptian House approves amendments to National Election Authority law

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 - 04:02 GMT

The Egyptian Parliament on Wednesday approved an amendment to Law no. 198 of 2017 on the National Election Authority (NEA), which is in charge of supervising elections and referendums in the northeastern African country.

Egyptian House approves bill granting workers, farmers fair representation in Parl’t

Mon, 15 Jun 2020 - 11:15 GMT

Before this amendment, this appropriate representation was only granted in the first Parliament formation after the 2014 Constitution came into effect.

Egyptian House approves article granting women 25% of parliamentary seats

Sun, 14 Jun 2020 - 05:56 GMT

The Egyptian Parliament has approved an amendment to an article in the constitution setting the number of MPs at 568 and giving women a quota of 25 percent of seats.

Egyptian Parliament’s legislative committee approves draft law on Senate

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 - 12:52 GMT

The approval came after the draft law has been widely hailed by the committee’s members, who affirmed that it complies with the constitutional articles in light of the latest amendments.

Egyptian House’s majority bloc to introduce draft law on reinstated Senate Sunday

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 - 09:43 GMT

The majority bloc inside the House of Representatives, Egypt’s Support Coalition, is preparing to introduce a draft law on the formation of the country’s reinstated Senate on Sunday, June 7th.

Egyptian MP tests positive for coronavirus, enters hospital

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 - 11:51 GMT

Parliament Member Hussein Ashmawi has been tested after he has suffered some respiratory symptoms, the Secretariat said, adding that he has moved to one of the hospitals in Giza, in lower Egypt, and that his health condition has been so far stable.

Another MP tests positive for coronavirus: Egyptian House

Sun, 31 May 2020 - 01:27 GMT

Fawzy has been moved to a private hospital in Cairo after he suffered some respiratory symptoms and was found to be coronavirus positive, the House said, noting that his health condition is currently stable.

Majority bloc: Egyptian Parliament’s election bill should be finished this year

Sun, 17 May 2020 - 11:55 GMT

Sigini, however, noted that tackling the coronavirus crisis and its economic and health implications in Egypt now has the priority, saying that talks about the next election during the current situation would be “useless.”

Sons of COVID-19 positive member of Egypt's Parliament contract virus: MP

Thu, 14 May 2020 - 01:46 GMT

MP Shereen Farrag has been isolated at Kasr El Aini hospital in Cairo to receive medical treatment, to be officially the first coronavirus case in the Egyptian Parliament.

COVID-19: Egypt’s deputy speaker urges banning domestic travel on ‘Eid’ holiday

Mon, 11 May 2020 - 12:55 GMT

Wahdan also called on the government to close all beaches and all roads leading to them.

Egypt's parliament delays convention for 2nd time due to COVID-19

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 - 09:35 GMT

The House of Representative delayed convening from April 12 to the 29th as precautionary measures against Covid-19.

Egyptian MP donates to daily workers affected by coronavirus crisis

Mon, 23 Mar 2020 - 12:02 GMT

A member of the Egyptian Parliament on Sunday announced donating money to daily workers, who were affected by the economic impact of the current coronavirus crisis.

Serbia, Egypt speakers talk parliamentary cooperation

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 - 12:40 GMT

They discussed strengthening parliamentary cooperation as well as coordination within the framework of the international meetings, Egyptian media quoted ambassador to Serbia as saying.

MP Salah Eisa stripped of immunity for bribery charge investigation

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 - 01:29 GMT

MP Salah Eisa is accused of facilitating and finishing procedures in exchange of LE 2 million.

Parliamentary committee to assess Football Association's recent actions

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 - 11:01 GMT

The new committee will hold a meeting in the coming days with Youth Minister Ashraf Sobhy.

Parl't approves controversial lawyers' law amendments

Tue, 09 Jul 2019 - 12:32 GMT

The amendments are setting further restrictions for joining the syndicate, and also guaranteeing lawyers additional rights.

Ghanaian speaker lauds historic relations with Egypt

Tue, 14 May 2019 - 09:56 GMT

Ocquaye affirmed Ghana's keenness to develop relations with Egypt in all fields.

14 constitutional articles subject to amendment: what changed?

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 - 07:53 GMT

The Parliament proposes adding 10 new articles and amending 14 others while adding an article to repeal the titles of two chapters of the constitution.

Abdel Aal to head subcommittee to write constitutional amendments

Thu, 11 Apr 2019 - 11:33 GMT

The Parliament earlier gave a preliminary approval to the constitutional amendments submitted by 155 Parliament members.