Supreme Council for Media Regulation

Egypt’s Council for Media Regulation warns of publishing Election’s initial results before NEA

Tue, 12 Dec 2023 - 08:03 GMT

Egypt’s Supreme Council for Media Regulation (SCMR) asserted on Tuesday the importance of abiding by the law and warned of rushing to publish the results of the presidential election before being officially announced by the National Elections Authority (NEA).

52nd Arab Information Ministers Council session in Egypt to discuss Palestinian cause, vital issues: SCMR

Tue, 13 Sep 2022 - 01:37 GMT

The 52nd session of the Council of Arab Ministers of Information in Egypt will discuss a number of important topics, including the Palestinian cause, said Karam Gabr, the new head of the Supreme Council for Media Regulation (SCMR).

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.

TV presenter Tamer Amin suspended for remarks on Upper Egypt: read the full story

Fri, 19 Feb 2021 - 02:48 GMT

Amin claimed that a very large number of Upper Egypt’s families force their boys to work while they are 7 years old or less in workshops to rely upon them

Probe with a number of newspapers, websites into ‘exaggerating the publication of unethical content’

Sun, 31 Jan 2021 - 06:32 GMT

The statement did not reveal the names or the number of the news outlets under investigation.

SCMR urges media institutions to abide by anti-coronavirus measures

Tue, 24 Mar 2020 - 09:33 GMT

In a statement released on Monday, the council also called for eliminating any obstacles facing female employees on that score.

Riham Saeed faces 1-year-ban for broadcasting over fat-shaming

Wed, 28 Aug 2019 - 07:45 GMT

Saeed earlier humiliated overweight people in her talk show “Sabaya” on Al-Hayah TV, calling them “dead.”

Media Supreme Council official detained for 15 days over bribery charges

Fri, 23 Aug 2019 - 09:39 GMT

Security sources said there are audio and video recordings confirms Selim's involvement in requesting an LE 200,000 bribe ($12,069).

Secretary General of Supreme Council for Media Regulation arrested over bribery

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 - 11:51 GMT

Selim's detention came based on ACA's investigations.

Banning airing outside Production City to thwart MB channels' work

Fri, 03 May 2019 - 09:53 GMT

Tamer Abdel Qader lauded the decision of the Supreme Council for Media Regulation banning broadcasting from outside the Media Production City.

Supreme Council for Media Regulation warns against off-media production city broadcast

Sun, 28 Apr 2019 - 12:39 GMT

The Supreme Council for Media Regulation has issued a statement calling on TV channels to abide by Egyptian values.

Urgent decision requested to ban works of Amr Waked, Khaled Abul Naga

Thu, 28 Mar 2019 - 04:48 GMT

This came in light of Abul Naga and waked's announcements “defaming” Egypt in the American Congress and requesting foreign intervention in the Egyptian internal affairs.

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.

Fabrication of news to be punished by a fine of LE 250,000

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 - 01:19 GMT

The Supreme Council for Media Regulation will impose a LE 250,000 fine on those who spread fake news or publish news without sources.

Online mag faces charges after mocking Egyptian passport

Tue, 04 Dec 2018 - 01:20 GMT

The magazine commented on the Passport Index’s declaration that the UAE passport is the world’s most powerful, considering the Egyptian passport as almost useless.

LE50,000 license fee for online publications

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 - 04:09 GMT

Those who do not obtain a license within six months will be considered illegal.

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.

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.

SCMR urges government to approve Freedom of Information Law

Thu, 26 Jul 2018 - 01:44 GMT

Head of the Supreme Council for Media Regulation (SCMR), Makram Mohammed Ahmed, asserted on Wednesday that the Freedom of Information Law should see the light to protect journalists' right to reach information.

Prosecution interrogates Makram over ‘illegal’ publishing ban

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 - 10:51 GMT

Egypt’s State Security Prosecution started Wednesday interrogating Makram Mohamed Ahmed, President of the Supreme Council for Media Regulation (SCMR).