Egypt's judicial authority: a pillar of good governance

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 - 01:30 GMT

Every year, on Egyptian Judiciary Day, outstanding young judges are honored, and new opportunities for professional development and leadership roles are announced.

Who is Egypt’s new Attorney-General?

Fri, 25 Aug 2023 - 11:43 GMT

Ayad is succeeding incumbent Hamada El-Sawi, who has served in the post since September 2019. He was also a member of the technical office of the Cairo Court of Appeal.

Spanish, Egyptian judges exchange experience on migrant smuggling in workshop

Tue, 14 Feb 2023 - 02:02 GMT

A three-day workshop was held earlier in February for Spanish and Egyptian judges to exchange experience on combating human trafficking and migrant smuggling.

Egyptian president instructs introduction of evening shifts at registry offices

Thu, 17 Nov 2022 - 03:32 GMT

The president instructed the continuation of the renovation of courts, opening more registry offices, and introducing evening shifts at registry offices in order to reduce crowdedness.

Egypt inaugurates 2nd annual meeting of Association of Arab Public Prosecutors

Wed, 16 Nov 2022 - 06:50 GMT

Public Prosecutor Hamada al-Sawy inaugurated Wednesday the second annual meeting of the Egypt-chaired Association of Arab Public Prosecutors.

Sisi meets African judges ahead of establishing Union for African State Council and Administrative Courts

Tue, 17 May 2022 - 03:20 GMT

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi told heads of African state councils and supreme administrative courts in Egypt to establish a union of their judicial institutions that the step would spread legal awareness and push African action.

Dozens of workers at Egyptian judicial institutions fired over affiliation to outlawed Muslim Brotherhood: minister

Wed, 11 May 2022 - 03:25 GMT

Minister of Justice Omar Marwan made the statements in a TV interview Tuesday.

Egypt's Sisi appoints female members of State Lawsuits Authority, administrative prosecution at State Council

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 - 11:32 GMT

Under the same decree, 50 female members of the State Lawsuits Authority and the Administrative Prosecution Authority have been named deputies of the Council of State.

What challenges are identified in Egypt's National Strategy for Human Rights

Tue, 14 Sep 2021 - 04:12 GMT

The strategy consists of four sections that encompass multiple areas of concern.

Egyptian public prosecutor arrives in Paris to discuss joint investigations

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 - 09:51 GMT

Sawy is accompanied with a high-profile delegation and was first met by Egypt's Ambassador to France Alaa Yousef.

Egyptian president issues decrees reforming judicial work system

Wed, 02 Jun 2021 - 03:05 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi chaired Wednesday a meeting of the Supreme Council for Judiciary.

For 1st time, Egypt appoints female judges in State Council, General Prosecution

Sun, 14 Mar 2021 - 01:37 GMT

The decision came upon President Abdel Fattah El Sisi’s directives on International Women Day regarding the empowerment of women.

Sisi emphasizes digital transformation, constitutional reviews in preparatory meeting for African constitutional courts

Sat, 20 Feb 2021 - 02:38 GMT

Common constitutional basis that reflect an African vision should be laid to counter the challenges facing the continent, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said in the online preparatory meeting of the heads of African constitutional courts on Saturday.

Egypt's Sisi discusses digitalization of judicial system with young judges

Mon, 05 Oct 2020 - 10:03 GMT

In a meeting with representatives of "distinguished young judges," President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi expressed the state's keenness to develop the the judicial system, especially in terms of digitalization as a strategic approach for the government.

Cairo criminal courts resume working after 45-day hiatus due to COVID-19

Sun, 03 May 2020 - 03:03 GMT

More than 8,000 lawsuits were adjourned over this period, including a large number of pending cases, with several defendants on remand.

Egypt suspends court trials for 2 weeks due to coronavirus

Sun, 15 Mar 2020 - 03:26 GMT

"Administrative works at the judicial institutions will not be suspended," the statement continued.

4th African chief justices conference kicks off in Cairo

Sat, 22 Feb 2020 - 12:44 GMT

The convention is organized by the Supreme Constitutional Court under the auspices of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.

Kuwaiti-Egyptian judicial MoU includes terrorism cases

Mon, 02 Sep 2019 - 02:47 GMT

The cases for judicial cooperation between the two countries will also include terrorist and criminal issues, Al-Asousi said in an interview with Kuwaiti Al-Anbaa'.

Ashmawy extradited under 1992 judicial cooperation agreement

Wed, 29 May 2019 - 12:38 GMT

The Judicial Cooperation Agreement on Civil and Penal Articles was signed by Egypt and Libya in 1992.

Ashmawy extradited under 1992 judicial cooperation agreement

Wed, 29 May 2019 - 12:31 GMT

The Judicial Cooperation Agreement on Civil and Penal Articles was signed by Egypt and Libya in 1992.