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Egyptian Parliamentarian suggests raising awareness on cornea donation, introducing eye bank

Wed, 01 Jun 2022 - 03:09 GMT

There are almost one million citizens who need cornea transplants.

Egypt to host 8th Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians on June 15-16 in Sharm El Sheikh

Tue, 31 May 2022 - 02:25 GMT

The conference is being jointly organized by the House of Representatives and the Inter-Parliamentary Union.

We won’t accept the release of anyone who represents threat to Egypt’s security: Pardon committee

Mon, 30 May 2022 - 10:51 GMT

“Anyone represents threat to Egypt’s national security will not be allowed to be released, this is one of the committee’s main pillars” Tarek al Khouly said.

Egyptian parliament discusses dissociating money laundering crime from original crime

Sun, 22 May 2022 - 02:34 GMT

Minister of Justice Omar Marwan attended Sunday the plenary session of the House of Representatives to discuss the draft amendments to the money laundering law.

Libyan Constitutional Track Committee agrees on 140 articles of draft constitution in Cairo meetings

Fri, 20 May 2022 - 05:25 GMT

The Libyan Constitutional Track Committee held its meetings in the period from 15 to 20 May. The two parties agreed on the 140 articles during their meetings and will address the remaining articles in the coming negotiations soon.

Egypt’s Presidential Pardon Committee launches online form to demand a prisoner’s release

Wed, 04 May 2022 - 11:19 GMT

The Presidential Pardon Committee has launched an online form to apply for the release of any prisoner per a presidential pardon.

Egyptian MPs meet with EU human rights envoy

Wed, 13 Apr 2022 - 06:33 GMT

The Human Rights Committee of the House of Representatives met with the European Union’s envoy for human rights and the EU ambassador to Cairo on Tuesday.

Egypt toughens penalty on illegal migration amending penal code

Tue, 29 Mar 2022 - 12:57 GMT

The law divides culprits into four categories.

Memory of the day: Suez Canal obstructed by Ever Given container ship in 2021

Wed, 23 Mar 2022 - 09:28 GMT

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

Egypt is essential strategic partner to Europe: European Union Council president

Tue, 15 Mar 2022 - 03:34 GMT

President Michel added that such deep relations are manifested in the recent momentum in joint cooperation.

Egyptian parliament passes amendments to 'old renting' law

Wed, 23 Feb 2022 - 11:34 GMT

The amendments terminate the tenure of legal persons five years from now.

Glance into child work law examined by Egypt's House of Representatives

Mon, 10 Jan 2022 - 12:40 GMT

The draft law sets a minimum age for hiring a minor, and guidelines the employer must abide by.

3 amendments to Counterterrorism Law granted final approval from Egypt's House of Representatives

Mon, 01 Nov 2021 - 04:53 GMT

Three amendments to the Counterterrorism Law have been granted final approval from the House of Representatives on Monday.

Egyptian president meets Speaker of Iraqi House of Representatives

Wed, 15 Sep 2021 - 04:18 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received Wednesday Speaker of the Iraqi House of Representatives Mohamed al-Halbousy.

List: Egypt's parliament approves $1.1B in loans, $140.7 in grants in first session of second legislative term

Tue, 10 Aug 2021 - 05:32 GMT

Egypt’s House of Representatives approved 28 international agreements during the first session of the second legislative term, which all tackled infrastructure, SMEs, and governance aspects at roughly $1.1 billion in loans and $140.7 million in grants.

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.

Egyptian parliament approves in principle termination of extremist public employees without court order

Mon, 28 Jun 2021 - 02:19 GMT

The House of Representatives approved in principle Monday draft amendments to the non-disciplinary termination of public employees law no. 10/1973.

Egypt's House of Representatives approves 2021/2022 budget

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 - 09:03 GMT

The House of Representatives approved the 2021/2022 budget on Monday with the first chapter of wages and compensation was given an allocation of L.E. 921.9 million.

Egypt’s House approves in principle a bill allowing ‘non-disciplinary dismissal’ of public servants

Sun, 06 Jun 2021 - 07:17 GMT

The law also would be applicable against public servants who were blacklisted in terrorism-related crimes.

Egypt's parliament passes amendments to penal code on FGM

Sun, 25 Apr 2021 - 12:33 GMT

The House of Representatives passed Sunday amendments to the penal code on toughening penalties against medics who carry out female genital mutilation (FGM).

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