National Press Authority

SCMR says live streaming violent videos should stop

Thu, 23 Jun 2022 - 11:33 GMT

The Supreme Council for Media Regulation (SCMR) said, Tuesday that live streaming videos showing incidents of violence and murder should stop.

PM issues National Press Authority statute

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 - 11:34 GMT

Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli issued on Monday the statute of the National Press Authority.

Media bodies reshuffle to be held after Press Syndicate election: SCMR

Wed, 02 Jan 2019 - 09:34 GMT

The powerful media bodies include the SCMR, National Media Authority, and the National Press Authority.

Salama proposes imposing tax on internet users to fund media platforms

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 09:54 GMT

Abdel Mohsen Salama, head of Egypt’s Press Syndicate, referred to a suggestion to impose a tax on internet users.

New leadership of state-owned newspapers within month: SCMR

Thu, 06 Sep 2018 - 07:36 GMT

Sisi has ratified on September 1 the new law regulating press and media, which was approved by the Parliament in June.

Sisi ratifies National Press Authority law

Fri, 31 Aug 2018 - 02:52 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi has ratified on Friday, law No. 179 of 2018 to regulate the National Press Authority (NPA); the law was previously approved by Parliament.

Editors’ meeting suggests raising Egyptian newspapers’ prices

Wed, 08 Aug 2018 - 03:04 GMT

The meeting was set to discuss ways to rationalize distribution expenses as well as increasing paper prices.

Amendments to new law emphasize media persons’ rights, limits

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 09:57 GMT

The parliament approved Sunday amending a number of controversial articles in the new law regulating media

After being approved by Parliament, heated debate on media new law

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 - 11:23 GMT

The newly-approved draft law which aimed to regulate the National Press Authority (NPA) and the National Media Authority (NMA) caused a state of controversy.

Parliament approves draft laws to regulate National Press Authority, National Media Authority

Tue, 12 Jun 2018 - 12:51 GMT

The Parliament approved on Monday the two government-drafted laws aimed to regulate the National Press Authority (NPA) and the National Media Authority (NMA).

Al-Ahram summons ex-chairman for investigation

Wed, 03 May 2017 - 08:48 GMT

Ahmed el-Sayed al-Naggar, Egyptian economist and former chairman of the state-owned Al-Ahram newspaper, has been summoned for an internal investigation by Al-Ahram’s board of directors on Tuesday over alleged insults to the organization.

Chairman of leading Egyptian daily newspaper Al-Ahram resigns

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 - 08:42 GMT

Head of the National Press Authority (NPA) Karam Gabr has decided to appoint Hisham Lotfi as acting chairman of Al-Ahram following Naggar’s resignation.