Press Syndicate

All you need to know about Press Syndicate's mid-term polls

Tue, 12 Feb 2019 - 01:00 GMT

Diaa Rashwan, chairman of the State Information Service, will run for the chairman post in the Press Syndicate's mid-term polls that will be held on March 1.

Increasing print newspapers prices, necessary bitter medicine to save industry

Sun, 03 Feb 2019 - 07:15 GMT

The National Press Authority earlier pointed out that the meeting comes within an aim to preserve the long history of Egyptian press.

Pharmacists Syndicate's head suspended after assault on journalists

Mon, 24 Dec 2018 - 02:45 GMT

State Council Administrative Court suspended the General Assembly of the Egyptian Pharmacists Syndicate, and ordered suspending the syndicate's head from exercising his duties.

Parliament, Youth Ministry receive memoranda over Zamalek journalists’ assault

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 - 03:52 GMT

The Press Syndicate submitted two memoranda to the Parliament Speaker Ali Abdel Aal, and the Minister of Youth and Sports regarding an assault on journalists before Zamalek club gates earlier in November.

Press Syndicate prohibits publishing Zamalek chairman's name, photo for year

Sun, 11 Nov 2018 - 11:17 GMT

Violators will be referred to the syndicate for investigation, said head of Egypt's Press Syndicate Abdel Mohsen Salama.

Draft law to allow digital journalism to join Press Syndicate

Mon, 01 Oct 2018 - 08:29 GMT

A draft law, issued to amend the current Press Syndicate law, allows digital journalism to join the syndicate with the same conditions of paper journalism.

Press Syndicate accuses MP Agina of insulting journalists

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 03:24 GMT

Press Syndicate called on the Parliament Speaker to take measures against Agina to restore the journalists’ dignity.

Salama proposes imposing tax on internet users to fund media platforms

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 09:54 GMT

Abdel Mohsen Salama, head of Egypt’s Press Syndicate, referred to a suggestion to impose a tax on internet users.

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.

Concerns over proposal disallowing non-media graduates from joining Press Syndicate

Wed, 08 Aug 2018 - 02:55 GMT

Alaa Abed said it is time to allow only media graduates who received training after college to work in journalism.

House gives final approval to controversial nationality, media laws

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 - 10:09 GMT

The Parliament approved a draft law giving adult foreigners depositing LE 7 million in Egypt the right to apply for the Egyptian citizenship.

Amendments to new law emphasize media persons’ rights, limits

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 09:57 GMT

The parliament approved Sunday amending a number of controversial articles in the new law regulating media

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).

Press Syndicate sends notes on new media law to Parliament

Wed, 27 Jun 2018 - 01:00 GMT

Egypt’s Press Syndicate announced sending its notes on the newly-approved media draft law to Parliament to be considered.

Egypt's editors-in-chief meet over copyrights of social media ads

Mon, 11 Jun 2018 - 11:28 GMT

Head of Egypt's Press Syndicate Abdel-Mohsen Salama will hold a meeting with editors-in-chief of national, private and party newspapers.

Law to impose taxes on social media sites positive: Press Syndicate head

Sun, 10 Jun 2018 - 11:23 GMT

The Media, Culture and Monuments Committee drafted a new law regulating the press and media, in which it imposes taxes on advertisements posted on social media websites and Google.

Egypt criticizes UNESCO’s aimed press freedom award to Shawkan

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 - 10:15 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Ministry has expressed its regret over being informed of UNESCO’s intention to grant detained photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid.

Profile: Former Al-Ahram’s Editor-in-chief dies at age of 84

Mon, 01 Jan 2018 - 01:39 GMT

After years of achieving great successes in journalism, the Former Al-Ahram’s Editor-in-chief, Ibrahim Nafie, passed away on Sunday at 84 years old.

Veteran journalist Salah Essa passes away at 78

Tue, 26 Dec 2017 - 01:10 GMT

Journalists and press institutions mourned the veteran writer and journalist Salah Essa who passed away on Monday at the age of 78.

Child marriages make families poorer: experts

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 - 09:10 GMT

The National Council for Childhood and Motherhood recently launched a popular campaign to build and enforce legislation combating child marriage.