House of Representatives approves amendments to Egyptian Citizenship Law

Wed, 12 Apr 2023 - 01:41 GMT

The House of Representatives approved Wednesday the amendment of Article 6 and Article 11 of law no. 26/1975 on the Egyptian citizenship.

Egypt revokes citizenship from 3 Israelis, one Palestinian

Sat, 02 Jul 2022 - 09:09 GMT

The government also revoked the citizenship of a Palestinian man because he had acquired the Egyptian nationality by fraud and based on false statements.

Law: How can Egyptian women regain their nationality?

Thu, 30 Jun 2022 - 11:52 GMT

An Egyptian woman who lost her nationality according to the first paragraph of Article 11 and the first paragraph of Article 12 may recover the Egyptian nationality if she requests that and the Minister of Interior approves.

et guide: All procedures foreigners need to know if applying for Egyptian citizenship

Thu, 21 Apr 2022 - 10:43 GMT

The Egyptian Nationality Law sets out many controls and procedures that regulate the process of granting the Egyptian nationality to foreigners.

2013-2020: Achievements on Egypt’s path towards citizenship, peaceful coexistence

Thu, 07 Jan 2021 - 04:12 GMT

The state is enjoying the best levels of social peace, harmony, solidarity and understanding between Egypt’s two religious components: Muslims and Christians, the Egyptian Cabinet said in a report.

Four ways you can be a naturalized Egyptian

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 - 03:31 GMT

A foreigner may acquire the Egyptian nationality in four cases as long as he does not have a mental disability and has never been convicted of a crime, unless he was later acquitted.

Parliament passes law granting citizenship to foreigners

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 - 02:59 GMT

The applicants shall submit their forms online and pay $10,000 in fees or its equivalence in Egyptian pound. Then, the unit shall consider the application within only 3 months.

Granting citizenship to foreigners has no link with ‘deal of the century’: Egypt

Mon, 08 Jul 2019 - 04:56 GMT

The House of Representatives (the lower house of the parliament) approved on Sunday new amendments to the law of Entry and Residence of Foreigners in Egypt that grant citizenship to foreigners who inject their investments into the country.

Australia strips citizenship from alleged Islamic State recruiter

Sat, 29 Dec 2018 - 01:21 GMT

The Australian government has stripped citizenship from a man it believes is a top recruiter for Islamic State, Australia's home affairs minister said.

All you need to know about Egyptian nationality law amendments

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 11:38 GMT

Egypt Today explains the reasons for Egyptian nationality withdrawal, how to regain it and the legal amendments to the Egyptian nationality law.

Four million in Indian state risk losing citizenship

Tue, 31 Jul 2018 - 10:56 GMT

India on Monday effectively stripped four million people in Assam of citizenship, sparking fears of mass deportations of Muslims from the northeastern state.

Egyptian nationality: Revoked, regained and relinquished

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 - 11:02 GMT

Parliament issued an amendment to the law on the withdrawal of nationality, which will withdraw nationality from terrorists, fraudsters and enemies of the state.

Trump's words on citizenship for 'Dreamers' roil Capitol Hill

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 - 12:40 GMT

Senators from both parties said they were encouraged on Thursday about the prospects for bipartisan immigration talks.

Australian High Court sits to resolve lawmakers' citizenship crisis

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 - 02:50 GMT

Australia's High Court began a three-day hearing on Tuesday to determine the eligibility of seven lawmakers who may hold dual citizenship.

Al Azhar holds workshop promoting peace and citizenship

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 - 09:17 GMT

Al-Azhar University hosted on Tuesday workshop included representatives from Nigeria, Bangladesh, Cameroon, Somalia and Indonesia.

Doha revokes nationality of Qatari poet Mohamed Bin Futeis

Sun, 01 Oct 2017 - 12:20 GMT

The Qatari opposition announced Saturday that Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani stripped the nationality of writer and poet Mohamed Bin Futeis Al Murri.

Activists condemn Qatar for nationality revocation decision

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 - 09:30 GMT

The well-known activist said that the Qatari regime had no right to revoke the nationality of any citizen without pursuing legal measures and prosecution.

Nationalizing athletes draws criticism of Qatar

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 - 03:08 GMT

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Egypt grants foreigners residency in return for deposits

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 - 04:05 GMT

The Parliament’s Defense and National Security Committee approved on Thursday a draft law that grants residency to foreigners in Egypt in return for bank deposits in foreign currency.