House of Representatives

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).

Egypt toughens penalties imposed on medics who carry out FGM

Mon, 29 Mar 2021 - 02:43 GMT

The House of Representatives Approved Sunday toughening the penalties imposed on medics who carry out Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

International cooperation minister: Egyptian House approves $217 million financing agreements for development projects

Wed, 17 Mar 2021 - 11:47 GMT

The House of Representatives Approves $217 million Development Financing Agreements for Water Desalination Projects, Bahr El-Baqar Drainage System, Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), and Improving Public Services H.E. Dr. Rania A. Al-Mashat: We push for strong multilateral and bilateral partnerships to support the implementation of development projects within the Sinai Peninsula Development Program

Libya's new interim government takes oath of office before House of Representatives

Mon, 15 Mar 2021 - 02:52 GMT

Libyan Prime Minister Abdulhamid al-Dabaiba and the ministers at his government took oath of office Monday.

Parliamentarian committee recommends foreign ministry to prepare comparative study on human rights in Egypt

Mon, 15 Mar 2021 - 01:50 GMT

That was during a meeting between the committee and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry as indicated in a statement by the former.

Libyan parliament to hold plenary session in Sirte for vote of confidence in new interim government

Mon, 15 Feb 2021 - 12:38 GMT

The Libyan House of Representatives, currently based in Tobruk, agreed to hold a plenary session in Sirte in order to carry out a vote of confidence in the new interim government.

Egyptian president tours new capital to determine progress rates in construction projects

Mon, 08 Feb 2021 - 04:29 GMT

The chief of state urged to meet the deadlines and standards given that the New Capital represents the new Egyptian state and its modern reality.

Parliament agrees on extending state of emergency for 3 months

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 12:18 GMT

During the parliament's general session, MPs have voted in favor of extending the state of emergency in the country for additional three months.

Antiquities without knowledge is a disabled national treasure, Doria Sharaf El-Din

Sun, 17 Jan 2021 - 02:46 GMT

Head of the Culture, Media and Antiquities Committee in the House of Representatives Doria Sharaf El-Din, said that the new Parliament includes great diversity and broad representation of Egyptian women in all disciplines .

4 candidates run for Egypt's newly-elected House of Representatives Speaker, secret ballot begins

Tue, 12 Jan 2021 - 02:51 GMT

At the beginning, Shobashy greeted the soul of late Chairman of National Elections Authority Lashin Ibrahim for running a successful electoral process.

Farida el-Shoubashy 'exhilarated' at being first woman ever to head parliamentary session

Tue, 12 Jan 2021 - 01:28 GMT

Fariday al-Shoubashy, the oldest lawmaker at the newly sworn House of Representatives, expressed exhilaration at being the first woman ever to head a parliamentary session on Tuesday.

Parliament's inaugural session to be chaired by oldest MP Farida el Shobashi: official

Fri, 08 Jan 2021 - 04:01 GMT

In statements on Friday, Fawzy said the inaugural session shall be chaired by Farida el Shobashi, the oldest MP in the new parliament, before electing a new speaker at the end of the session.