Egypt's Cabinet approves personal status bill

Thu, 14 Jan 2021 - 01:17 GMT

The bill regulates engagement, marriage, alimony, termination of marriage contracts either by divorce, annulment or separation, and the custody of children, guardianship over money, penalties for violators of rulings as well as other family-related issues for Muslims.

Egypt’s government ratifies bylaws of new NGOs law No.149 for Year 2019

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 - 10:41 GMT

The House of Representatives passed an amended NGOs law in July 2019, after the existing version of the law was criticized for imposing steep restrictions on the work of tens of thousands of NGOs in the country.

President Sisi warns of illegal constructions, 100-year impact of delay in developmental projects

Sat, 29 Aug 2020 - 12:29 GMT

"Officials who aren’t able to impose order by dealing with construction violations have to resign," President Sisi.

Egypt to establish electronic system to track goods for 1st time

Tue, 25 Aug 2020 - 01:37 GMT

It aims to deal in customs with goods contracted with a modern e-commerce system, with the possibility of pre-clearance and payment of customs duties before the arrival of the goods.

Egypt’s Houses approves bill regulates waste management; Minister of Environment welcomes

Mon, 24 Aug 2020 - 11:18 GMT

He who releases dangerous materials or waste the territorial water or in Egypt’s exclusive economic zone shall be punished with life imprisonment and a fine of not less than LE 5 million and not more than LE25 million.

Egypt calls on financiers to take advantage of tax arrear exemptions law

Tue, 18 Aug 2020 - 11:21 GMT

The delay fee or additional tax due on these tax arrears will be waived by 90 percent, if the original tax or fees due are fully paid within a maximum period of 60 days from the date of work with

Draft law suggests modifying electoral districts after introduction of list system in Egyptian House of Representatives elections

Sun, 16 Aug 2020 - 07:22 GMT

The amendments promulgated in June to the House of Representatives Elections Bill introduced the list system.

New law on small projects provides incentives for innovative businessmen, says minister

Mon, 27 Jul 2020 - 01:43 GMT

The law supports entrepreneurship projects through a number of financial and technical incentives to attract young businessmen and encourage innovators, Gamae said in a statement.

Egypt creates database for people with disabilities to boost accessibility to services

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 - 11:51 GMT

A comprehensive database for all people with disabilities will be created to facilitate their access to services.

Youth Committee of Egyptian Political Parties submits social dialogue report on election bill amendment to Speaker

Sun, 14 Jun 2020 - 04:33 GMT

The dialogue took place over 4 months on 3 levels.

Draft bill on Egypt's Senate sets conditions for president's nomination of members

Sun, 14 Jun 2020 - 01:22 GMT

The draft provides that the president has the right to nominate one third of the 300 members.

Min.: Parliamentary committee approves in principle amendments to Law 203/1991

Tue, 12 May 2020 - 12:56 GMT

Tawfik said huge investments were being pumped into public sector affiliated companies, including firms of textiles, medicine, trade, transport, tourism and hotels.

Minister: Enterprise law amendments to stop public sector losses

Mon, 11 May 2020 - 03:26 GMT

The public enterprise sector is in dire need for ramping out all its capabilities to compete with the private sector, noted the minister.

Egypt’s House: Refusal of burying COVID-19 victims punishable by imprisonment, fine

Sat, 25 Apr 2020 - 01:14 GMT

The new amendments grant the Ministry of Health larger powers to fight the outbreak of an infectious disease like the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Former MP, 12 members of Hope Cell put on Egypt's terror lists for 5 years

Sat, 18 Apr 2020 - 12:44 GMT

The Fifth Terrorism Judicial District put on Saturday former Parliamentarian Ziad al-Eleimy and 12 members of Al Amal (Hope) cell on terror lists for five years.

Egyptian PM orders firm action against building violations

Sun, 05 Apr 2020 - 04:00 GMT

The lawbreakers will be referred to the military prosecution under the emergency law.

Cabinet approves amending money laundering fighting law

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 - 02:21 GMT

The approval came within the framework of the State's efforts for fighting terrorism in all its forms and drying up its sources.

Parliament primarily approves amendments to ‘terror lists’ law

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 - 10:21 GMT

The amendments were put forward by the government to law no.8/2015 on regulating the lists of terrorist entities and terrorists.

MPs approve draft law sentencing funders of terrorist groups to death

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 - 11:02 GMT

The parliament’s legislative committee on Sunday approved amendments suggested by the government to counter-terrorism law, toughening the penalties of terror-related crimes and sentencing those funding terrorist groups or acts to death.

'Without free press, there will be no free society': Abdel Aal

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 - 04:09 GMT

Parliament Speaker Ali Abdel Aal hailed all journalists in Egypt, affirming the Parliament’s support to press through the provisions of the constitution.