Egypt toughens penalties for bullying people with disabilities

Sun, 03 Oct 2021 - 11:56 GMT

Bullying a person with a disability shall be punishable by imprisonment for of no less than two years and a fine of no less than LE 50,000 and not more than LE 100,000.

CPYP members win 10 seats in parliamentary special committee elections

Sun, 03 Oct 2021 - 08:07 GMT

Six members of the CPYP won positions as secretaries of special committees while four others elected as special committee deputies.

Egyptian President Sisi invites parliament to hold 2nd inaugural session of 1st legislative term

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 - 12:53 GMT

The inaugural session is due to convene at 11:00 am on Tuesday, October 5, 2021.

Jordanian parliamentary delegation pays Egypt one-week visit

Sat, 18 Sep 2021 - 11:58 GMT

The one-week visit will include discussions topics related to media and tourism between both countries, besides other topics in several fields of mutual concern.

Speaker of Iraqi Parliament visits Egypt on Tuesday

Sun, 12 Sep 2021 - 10:54 GMT

It is expected that Halbousi will sign an agreement with the Egyptian side to exchange experiences and hold training courses, the newspaper added.

Egypt's House delegation leaves for Vienna to attend speakers conf.

Sun, 05 Sep 2021 - 01:49 GMT

Egypt’s participation in the two events is considered a good chance to exchange views regarding regional and international challenges.

MP calls for harsher penalty to end child kidnapping in Egypt

Mon, 30 Aug 2021 - 08:49 GMT

Member of Parliament Tayseer Matar called for a harsher penalty for child kidnapping, describing the crime as hostile to humanity.

Tunisian president declares curfew after firing government

Mon, 26 Jul 2021 - 08:24 GMT

Saied banned the movement of people or vehicles on the streets from 7 p.m.-6 a.m. until Aug. 27, while also prohibiting gatherings of more than three people in public roads or squares.

Law drafted on allocating lands for youth centers nationwide

Mon, 12 Jul 2021 - 07:05 GMT

The Coordination Committee of Party’s Youth Leaders and Politicians (CPYP) has drafted a law on the ownership and exchange of land between ministries to be used by youth centers and facilities.

Egypt's parliament gives final approval to sovereign sukuk law

Mon, 28 Jun 2021 - 03:30 GMT

The second article of the draft law specifies aspects of using sovereign sukuk to finance investment, economic and development projects included in the economic and social development plan of the state’s general budget.

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.

Ambulance Authority requests LE220M above budget of LE3.5B in 2021/2022

Thu, 27 May 2021 - 10:48 GMT

The parliamentary health committee recommended supporting the Ambulance Authority with an additional L.E.220 million in the 2021/2022 budget in a Wednesday meeting.

Egypt’s SSCHR, parliamentarian committee review human rights national strategy draft

Mon, 10 May 2021 - 10:42 GMT

Egypt’s Supreme Standing Committee for Human Rights (SSCHR) and the Parliamentarian human rights committee on Sunday held a meeting to review the first draft of the national strategy for human rights.

Parliamentary human rights committee to review progress in national strategy to promote freedoms

Wed, 05 May 2021 - 03:17 GMT

The parliamentary Human Rights Committee will hold a meeting on Sunday with the Technical Secretariat of the Permanent Supreme Committee for Human Rights to discuss the progress of the national strategy on the issue.

Egypt achieve primary surplus of LE25.3B during July-March: FinMin to parliament

Sun, 25 Apr 2021 - 03:02 GMT

This came during the Finance Minister's presentation of the financial statement on the draft state budget for the fiscal year 2021/2022, before the plenary session of the House of Representatives, on Sunday, headed by Counselor Hanafy Gabali.

Egyptian MP demands questioning Minister of Transport after 3 train accidents within a month

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 - 04:01 GMT

Member of Parliament for the Coordination of Youth Parties and Politicians Amira al Adly issued a statement, Monday to Speaker Hanfy al Gibaly against Minster of Transportation after Toukh train accident.

Egypt’s Senate approves new anti-FGM bill

Sun, 21 Mar 2021 - 04:16 GMT

The new amendments stipulated that whoever conducts female gentile mutilation by removing part of the female’s genitals or modifying, mutilating, or inflicting injuries to those organs shall be punished with imprisonment for a period of no less than five years.

Seawater desalination project to support anti-terrorism efforts in N. Sinai via re-construction: MP

Thu, 18 Mar 2021 - 03:56 GMT

The Parliament approved Wednesday a loan agreement between the Egyptian government, and the Kuwaiti Monetary Fund, for the desalination of sea water project that will took place in the cities of Rafah and Bir al-Abd, in North Sinai.

Young learners abroad visit Egypt’s parliament museum, know about legislative life

Mon, 15 Mar 2021 - 06:57 GMT

A delegation of young learners abroad visited the Egyptian parliament’s museum and library, as part of the government’s plan to raise awareness about the Egyptian parliamentary life in the modern era.

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.