Opposition leaders display plans for running in Egypt’s House of Representatives elections

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 - 05:02 GMT

Leaders of opposition parties spoke to Extra News Sunday on their reasons for putting forward candidates on the National List for Egypt.

4,006 individual candidates, 8 lists to run in Egypt’s parliamentary elections

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 - 10:15 GMT

A total of 4,006 individual candidates and eight parties’ lists were accepted to run in the parliamentary elections, which is set to kick off on October 21.

Egypt’s courts receive nominations for parliament election

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 - 01:10 GMT

The Egyptian National Election Authority (NEA) has determined 29 courts tasked to receive the candidates’ applications on individual seats and electoral lists.

Al Wafd Party to join parliamentary election

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 - 06:37 GMT

Egypt’s Al Wafd Party announced Wednesday that it is going to join the Parliamentary election scheduled to be held on October 24, 25, and the run-off on November 7,8.

Parl't approves two agreements at $743.3M with development partners

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 - 02:34 GMT

The agreements are meant to finance social housing projects and a sewage grid in Bahr el Baqar area.

Egypt’s Houses approves bill regulates waste management; Minister of Environment welcomes

Mon, 24 Aug 2020 - 11:18 GMT

He who releases dangerous materials or waste the territorial water or in Egypt’s exclusive economic zone shall be punished with life imprisonment and a fine of not less than LE 5 million and not more than LE25 million.

Grand Imam of Al Azhar asks to attend Parliament session to give opinion on draft law of Dar Al-Iftaa

Mon, 24 Aug 2020 - 09:24 GMT

Sheikh Ahmed Al-Tayeb stated that he would express his vision regarding the new bill, which is seen unconstitutional by Al-Azhar.

Egypt's parliament approves 2 int'l cooperation agreements worth $53M to combat COVID-19 pandemic

Mon, 24 Aug 2020 - 10:33 GMT

Two agreements come within the framework of the “Global Partnerships for Effective Development Cooperation” multi-stakeholder platform launched in April 2020.

Parl't passes amendments to Intellectual Property Law

Tue, 18 Aug 2020 - 11:32 GMT

The House of Representatives endorsed on Tuesday a government bill amending certain provisions of the Intellectual Property Law No. 82/2002.

Egypt’s parliament refers Cairo-Athena maritime border demarcation deal to constitutional committee

Mon, 17 Aug 2020 - 08:23 GMT

On August 6, 2020, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and his Greek counterpart, Nikos Dendias, on Thursday signed the agreement.

Draft law suggests modifying electoral districts after introduction of list system in Egyptian House of Representatives elections

Sun, 16 Aug 2020 - 07:22 GMT

The amendments promulgated in June to the House of Representatives Elections Bill introduced the list system.

Egypt's parliament approves amended law on judicial procedures in personal status matters

Sun, 16 Aug 2020 - 02:18 GMT

This figure could increase to 20,000 pounds based on a decision by the attorney general and only once every three months.

In pics: 2nd Senate elections day at home kicks off Wednesday

Wed, 12 Aug 2020 - 08:27 GMT

The second day of Senate Elections kicked off at home on Wednesday.

Voting ends on withdrawing confidence from Tunisian Parliament Speaker Ghannouchi

Thu, 30 Jul 2020 - 12:30 GMT

The Tunisian Parliament concluded a voting session on Thursday to withdraw confidence from Tunisian Parliament Speaker Rachid Ghannouchi.

Foreign Ministry calls on Egyptians abroad to register their data to participate in Senate elections

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 - 04:28 GMT

Ministry of Foreign Affairs called on Egyptians abroad to register their data via the official website of the National Elections Authority as of Saturday, July 25 and until Friday, July 31.

Libyan Parl't supports Egyptian intervention to stop Turkish aggression in Libya: Aref Al Nayed

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 - 01:51 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has also asserted that the Egyptian side is working on reaching a ceasefire in Libya.

INFOGRAPH: National Election Authority issues 11 regulations, mechanisms for Senate candidates

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 - 12:37 GMT

Gatherings, meetings and electoral conferences are banned due to COVID-19.

Egyptian parties support political leadership's decisions to send armed forces outside state borders

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 - 09:56 GMT

The Egyptian Parliament unanimously approved the decision to send elements of the Egyptian armed forces on combat missions outside the borders.

Bahrain supports Egyptian Parliament's stance on Libya

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 - 01:25 GMT

Ajman expressed appreciation for the role that Egypt plays in the Arab world, based on the joint Arab defense agreement of the Arab League.

Libyan Parliament hails Egypt’s ‘courageous stance’ to thwart Turkish colonial ambitions

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 - 11:22 GMT

The Libyan House of Representatives hailed the decision made Monday by the Egyptian Parliament to approve sending troops to Libya, describing it as a “courageous stance.”