LIVE COVERAGE: Egypt's PM answers briefing requests on forced displacement of Palestinians

Tue, 21 Nov 2023 - 10:39 GMT

Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli is attending a plenary session on Tuesday at the House of Representatives to answer briefing requests on the measures taken to inhibit the forced displacement of Palestinians from Gaza Strip.

Solidarity with Palestine: Egyptian Parliament urges global action against Israeli violations

Thu, 19 Oct 2023 - 01:32 GMT

This call to action came during an emergency session of Egypt's Parliament, held on Thursday and presided over by Counselor Ahmed Saad.

Egypt’s Parliament holds emergency session on Israeli aggression against Palestinians in Gaza

Thu, 19 Oct 2023 - 12:15 GMT

Representative Alaa Essam, a member of the Foreign Relations Committee in the House of Representatives, said that the session convened to give President Abdel Fattah El Sisi the authorization to take what is appropriate regarding protecting Egyptian national security and supporting the Palestinian cause.

Egyptian Parliament expresses condolences with flag lowering for Palestinian martyrs

Wed, 18 Oct 2023 - 01:31 GMT

He added that claims that the resistance was responsible for the hospital's bombing are false, as the strength of the attack and the flames it produced prove that it was the occupation forces that carried out the airstrike.

MPs approve draft bills to raise tax exemption threshold, pension, and cost-of-living allowance

Mon, 16 Oct 2023 - 11:57 GMT

In a report by the House of Representatives Planning and Budget Committee on the draft bill released last month, this would ease the tax burden on low-income citizens and is in line with the state's commitment to promoting social justice

Egypt’s Sisi calls on House of Representatives to convene on October 1

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 - 07:03 GMT

In June 2023, the third legislative session of the House of Representatives wrapped up after nine months of passing important laws and amendments.

Egypt's National Dialogue drafts 3 proposals on parliamentary electoral system

Sun, 06 Aug 2023 - 11:53 GMT

One of the proposals is keeping the current system.

Draft law submitted to Egypt's Parliament support 'Differently Abled' Fund

Mon, 31 Jul 2023 - 06:08 GMT

The draft law aimed to provide adequate support for financing the “Differently Abled” fund to enhance social, economic and other aspects of protection for persons with disabilities.

Addressing Italian Senate on illegal migration: Egyptian ambassador urges Europe to invest in Africa's infrastructure

Sun, 16 Jul 2023 - 12:06 GMT

Ambassador Rady concluded by shedding light on the fact that Egypt hosts nine million migrants, and has no refugee camps.

National Dialogue’s recommendation to partially exempt NGOs of bills approved in Parliament

Tue, 11 Jul 2023 - 08:48 GMT

The National Dialogue has already begun to bear fruit as the House of Representatives exempts the National Alliance of Civil Development Work of half of its bills.

Libya's unity comes first, and laws must be accepted by citizens: Libyan Parliament's Speaker

Tue, 13 Jun 2023 - 08:15 GMT

"This formed committee is independent, and it discusses its findings with the House of Representatives," he added.

Egypt’s government allocates LE 150 billion to complete 1st phase of ‘Haya Karima’

Mon, 22 May 2023 - 10:38 GMT

Egypt’s government has allocated LE 150 billion to complete the implementation of the targeted projects in the first phase of the Decent Life [Haya Karima] presidential Initiative.

Egypt passes law regulating possession of dangerous animals, dogs

Sat, 06 May 2023 - 05:13 GMT

The law was passed after a young bank manager, who is a husband of a broadcaster, died after his neighbor’s dangerous dog, Pit Bull, attacked him.

Parliamentarians submit ‘briefing request’ to Justice Minister regarding ‘money guardianship law’

Sat, 22 Apr 2023 - 02:43 GMT

Member of parliament for the Coordination Committee of Party's Youth Leaders and Politicians (CPYP), Mohamed Ismael, has submitted a request to the House Speaker, Hanafi Jabali, to form a committee to measure the legislative impact of the ‘money guardianship law’.

Draft law regulating possession of dangerous animals submitted to Egypt's parliament

Thu, 06 Apr 2023 - 11:09 GMT

The philosophy of the law is based on three paths different in terms.

Lawmakers call for amending Small Projects law to financialy empower women

Thu, 06 Apr 2023 - 10:42 GMT

The Medium, Small, and Micro Enterprises Committee in the Egyptian House of Representatives recommended preparing a proposal to amend the Small Projects Law to ensure incentives for women.

In numbers: How Egypt helped empowering women politically over past years

Sat, 25 Mar 2023 - 01:07 GMT

Egyptian women obtained a quota of 25% of Parliament in the recent constitutional amendments in 2019.

Egypt’s parliament approves grant agreement on inclusive economic governance worth $26M

Wed, 22 Mar 2023 - 02:22 GMT

This is in light of the joint development cooperation relations between the two countries, and with this, the total grants directed to the comprehensive economic governance program become about $77.5 million.

Parliament approves bill legalizing unlicensed industrial facilities

Mon, 20 Mar 2023 - 08:11 GMT

According to the draft law, permits will be granted for temporary operating for a period of one year to unlicensed industrial facilities.

Egypt's parliament approves LE 65B additional allocation in 2022/23 general budget

Mon, 20 Mar 2023 - 03:21 GMT

The new allocation will be divided as follows: LE 10 billion for wages and compensations, LE 85 billion for interests, LE 70 billion for subsidies.