House of Representatives

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.

Football players, journalists, former ministers, among members of House of Representatives appointed by Sisi

Wed, 06 Jan 2021 - 01:37 GMT

Three women, two former football players, a former justice minister and a former Mufti are some of the 10 people President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi appointed at the House of Representative.

Egypt’s NEA announces final result of House runoff election

Mon, 14 Dec 2020 - 02:50 GMT

The Egyptian National Elections Authority (NEA) announced, Monday the final result of the House of Representatives runoff vote, declaring the names of winners of 100 seats for the run-off.

Egypt’s NEA to announce final results of runoff vote in 2nd phase of House of Representatives election on Monday

Sun, 13 Dec 2020 - 09:24 GMT

On December 7and 8, 2020, the runoff voting in the second phase of House of Representatives polls kicked off with 202 candidates vying to fill 101 seats at a total of 9,468 polling stations in 13 governorates.

Egypt’s House runoff elections for 2nd phase kicks off

Mon, 07 Dec 2020 - 08:46 GMT

The runoff voting in the second phase of House of Representatives polls kicked off Monday with 202 candidates vying to fill 101 seats.

Egypt’s House elections runoff kicks off in 13 governorates

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 - 07:59 GMT

The runoff voting in the first phase of House of Representatives polls kicked off Monday in 13 governorates.

Court receives 68 appeals on results of parliamentary election

Mon, 16 Nov 2020 - 10:14 GMT

The National List coalition won by landslide in the first and third constituencies with a voter turnout of 29.5 percent in the first phase of the House of Representatives election.

Legislative Committee of Egypt’s parliament approves agreement on King Salman bin Abdulaziz University

Sun, 01 Nov 2020 - 11:27 GMT

As per the agreement, the Saudi Fund would provide the Egyptian government more than 1.46 billion Saudi Riyals, for establishing civil works in the project.

Egypt’s House Election: Electoral Silence of 2nd phase begins Sunday

Sat, 31 Oct 2020 - 01:45 GMT

The second phase includes 13 governorates: Cairo, Qalyubia, Menoufia, Dakahlia, Gharbia, Kafr El Sheikh, Sharkia, Damietta, Port Said, Ismailia, Suez, North Sinai, and South Sinai.