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Candidacy application for Egypt's Senate begins July 11 until July 18

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 - 12:14 GMT

Twenty-seven primary courts across Egypt started receiving Saturday the applications of potential candidates running for Senate.

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.

Parliament’s Constitutional, Legislative Affairs Committee ratifies draft on House Act

Mon, 08 Jun 2020 - 07:30 GMT

Constitutional, Legislative Affairs Committee in the House of Representatives approved a draft law submitted by MP Abdel Hadi al-Qasabi,on House Act

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.

Revised treaty of Sahel-Saharan States to be discussed by Egypt's parliament on May 3

Sat, 02 May 2020 - 11:35 GMT

The African Affairs Committee at the House of Representatives will discuss on Sunday presidential decree no.145/2020 on the approval of the revised treaty.

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.

House okays new contributions to 2019/20 budget

Tue, 21 Apr 2020 - 06:27 GMT

House Speaker Ali Abdel Aal said the final vote will be held Wednesday during the plenary session.

House approves bill amending some provisions of income tax law

Tue, 21 Apr 2020 - 05:40 GMT

House Speaker Ali Abdel Aal said the final vote will be held Wednesday during a plenary session.

Egypt’s House initially approves new amendments to Emergency Law granting President more powers

Sat, 18 Apr 2020 - 09:37 GMT

The president has the right to suspend the study and the work in governmental and private institutions, and to postpone the payment for the electricity, water and gas services.

Parliament passes amendments to ‘terror lists’ bill

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 - 03:38 GMT

The House of Representatives approved by a sweeping majority the amendments to the “Terror Lists” bill in the plenary session held on Monday.

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.

'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.

MP comments on celebratory gunfire video

Tue, 24 Dec 2019 - 03:57 GMT

Member of the House of Representatives Nossila Ismail commented on her celebratory gunfire video that appeared on social media.

Egypt launches 32 projects in Africa in 1 year: report

Tue, 19 Nov 2019 - 11:49 GMT

Egypt launched 32 projects in Africa and organized more than 1,500 training activities for African youth and professionals in one year.

House approves formation of anti-terrorism committee

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 - 03:11 GMT

Truly, the world community is facing terrorism in all its aspects; whether cultural, economic or social, House Speaker Ali Abdel Aal said Sunday.

5th parliamentary session to kick off Oct. 1

Mon, 30 Sep 2019 - 11:56 GMT

The House of Representatives by setting the agenda of the first plenary session and the rules of committees elections.

Parl't approves NGOs law canceling 2017 bill

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 - 07:41 GMT

All NGOs operating in Egypt must adjust their conditions to comply with the law within a year.

Draft law to combat illegal export of genetic resources

Tue, 09 Jul 2019 - 11:46 GMT

The Energy and Environment Committee at the House of Representatives approved on Monday a draft law that sets a penalty ranging from LE50,000 to LE200,000.

Lawyer requests lifting parliamentary immunity of Ahmed Tantawy

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 - 03:01 GMT

Mahfouz justified his request, saying that the incident is an “undoubted proof” of Tantawy’s involvement in the charges pressed against his aide.

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