Cairo Appellate Court issues ruling in 'illegal funding to NGOs and civil society'

Tue, 30 Mar 2021 - 02:31 GMT

The justice noted that the first ruling issued on December 5 cleared six NGOs, and did not convict 14 others because the evidence is not sufficient.

Committee formed to decide penalties on unlicensed buildings' owners who did not request reconciliation in Egypt

Wed, 24 Mar 2021 - 01:09 GMT

Qassem noted that the deadline to submit requests is approaching as it is set for March 31.

Civil society praises issuing executive regulations for NGOs Act

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 - 08:35 GMT

A number of representatives of the civil society organizations praised issuing the long-awaited executive regulations for the NGOs Act No.149 for Year 2019.

Egypt's Solidarity Ministry puts hand on 413 NGOs due to affiliation to terror organizations

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 05:19 GMT

The minister added that Egypt currently has 52,000 Egyptian NGOs, and 59 foreign NGOs.

Egypt’s government ratifies bylaws of new NGOs law No.149 for Year 2019

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 - 10:41 GMT

The House of Representatives passed an amended NGOs law in July 2019, after the existing version of the law was criticized for imposing steep restrictions on the work of tens of thousands of NGOs in the country.

ECHRD denounces incitements to break law, destabilize country’s organizations

Mon, 23 Sep 2019 - 11:13 GMT

The Egyptian Coalition for Human Rights and Development (ECHRD) is closely following the latest calls inciting Egyptians to demonstrate in the streets and breach the laws regulating peaceful protests

Egypt’s new NGOs law scraps imprisonment, allows foreign funding

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 - 01:14 GMT

Egypt’s new NGOs law allowed providing foreign funding, establishing new associations only by “notifying” along with abolishing imprisonment as a punishment.

Parl't approves NGOs law canceling 2017 bill

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 - 07:41 GMT

All NGOs operating in Egypt must adjust their conditions to comply with the law within a year.

Parliament's Social Solidary committee discusses new NGO law Tuesday

Tue, 09 Jul 2019 - 12:31 GMT

The Ministry of Social Solidarity has reworded the draft law and sent it to the parliament last week.

El Gouna Film Festival announces opening of design contest

Wed, 29 May 2019 - 02:06 GMT

Fair opportunities will be available to all civil society organizations that work in the field of handicrafts and cultural heritage.

Aspects, drafting process of proposed new NGOs law

Sat, 18 May 2019 - 03:47 GMT

The cabinet approved on Wednesday a draft law regulating civil work in Egypt. The House of Representatives will receive the draft within this week.

NGOs have great role in constitutional referendum: NEA

Sat, 20 Apr 2019 - 03:46 GMT

Lasheen Ibrahim met on Saturday with delegations from three NGOs including that of Volunteers Without Borders.

Waiting lists of patients in critical conditions to be finished by Ramadan

Wed, 27 Mar 2019 - 12:12 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population has carried out surgeries for 118,000 patients in critical conditions over almost one year.

Draft law on NGOs to be finalized in March: official

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 - 09:48 GMT

In November 2018, Sisi agreed to form an official committee to reconsider a law issued in 2017 governing the operation of foreign NGOs in Egypt.

Assad receives an Arab NGO delegation

Mon, 07 Jan 2019 - 03:59 GMT

The Syrian president affirmed the importance of the role of popular unions and organizations in preserving Arab societies and raising awareness

Egypt committed to developing trade with Africa: PM

Sun, 23 Dec 2018 - 08:47 GMT

Egypt attaches great importance to promoting trade cooperation with Africa ahead of chairing the Africa Union in 2019.

Armed Forces contribute to upgrading deaf, dumb schools

Sun, 23 Dec 2018 - 08:39 GMT

The third field army commander and the Suez governor opened on Sunday a school for deaf and dumb people in Tawfiqiya area.

'Unlicensed NGOs' foreign funds' defendants acquitted of charges

Thu, 20 Dec 2018 - 10:51 GMT

The Cairo Criminal Court acquitted 40 defendants after retrying them on Thursday over charges of receiving $60 million in foreign funds for human rights organizations and NGOs working in Egypt without licenses.

Defendants to be retried over 'unlicensed NGOs' funds' Thursday

Thu, 20 Dec 2018 - 09:26 GMT

A Cairo criminal court will retry 16 defendants over charges of receiving $60 million in foreign funds for human rights organizations and NGOs working in Egypt without licenses.

In Pics: PDF honors 12 Egyptian NGOs for societal influence

Wed, 19 Dec 2018 - 11:57 GMT

A number of 12 civil society organizations in 12 governorates have been granted the Excellence Award.