Egyptian Senate

Egyptian parliament urges western countries to refrain from politicizing human rights after UNHRC statement

Sat, 13 Mar 2021 - 09:25 GMT

The House urged the countries that participated in the statement to “not inaugurate themselves as guardians on Egypt”

Egyptian Senate chooses committees’ heads, concludes 1st session

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 - 08:11 GMT

Headed by Senate Speaker Abdel-Wahab Abdel-Razek, the first session of the reinstated Senate was concluded on Monday, after officers of its 14 specialized committees were elected.

Profile: Who is Abdel Wahab Abdel Razek, speaker of re-instated Senate?

Sun, 18 Oct 2020 - 09:19 GMT

Abdel Razek served as the head of the Supreme Constitutional Court between 2016 and 2018.

1st session: former Constitutional Court head Abdel Wahab Abdel Razek elected as Senate's head, deputies picked

Sun, 18 Oct 2020 - 04:58 GMT

Abdel Razek has been chosen for the post after 287 people of the 300-member Senate voted for him.

Wrap-up: Senate Elections: Egyptian citizens, officials practicing their constitutional right

Wed, 12 Aug 2020 - 10:08 GMT

Citizens and officials, including the President, were seen while casting their ballots in the elections of the re-instated Egyptian Senate, amid calls for citizens to practice their constitutional right for the vital role the Senate is expected to play in the political scene.

Egypt’s culture min. casts her vote in Senate elections on Aug. 11

Tue, 11 Aug 2020 - 02:42 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem said that the Senate comes to balance the legislative life in Egypt.

Thousands of medical teams, ambulances highly ready before Egyptian Senate vote: Min.

Sun, 09 Aug 2020 - 02:40 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Health Hala Zayed said 2,858 ambulance vehicles and 11 water ambulances were deployed nationwide, to secure the Senate elections in terms of the medical situation, the Health Ministry said in a statement.

Egyptian Embassy in Algeria receives expats’ poll cards in Senate election

Sun, 09 Aug 2020 - 11:25 GMT

The Egyptian Embassy in Algeria on Sunday received expats’ ballots by email in Senate elections, which kicked off on Sunday 9:00 am local time for Expats and is set to last until Monday.

Immigration Minister urges Egyptian expats to cast ballots on 1st day of Senate race

Sun, 09 Aug 2020 - 09:33 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Immigration called on all Egyptians abroad to cast their ballots on the first day of the Senate elections, which kicked off on Sunday 9:00 am local time for Expats and is set to last until Monday.

Egyptian NGO organizes training for Senate vote observers ‘to ensure professional monitoring’

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 - 08:26 GMT

The Egyptian Coalition for Human Rights and Development (ECHRD) has organized a training course for observers of the Senate elections, set to be held in August, with the participation of representatives of 25 non-governmental organizations.

Expats in 4 states excluded from Egyptian Senate vote due to instability

Sun, 19 Jul 2020 - 01:28 GMT

The National Election Authority, which is in charge of supervising the electoral process in the northeastern African country, has excluded expats in Libya, Syria, Yemen, and Somalia from voting in the August Senate elections, due to unstable conditions of these states.

Egyptian NGO says article in senate electoral law 'shallow,' frees legislator from constitution

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 - 02:19 GMT

Concerning Article 250 of the electoral system and formation of the Senate, it has been “shallow” in terms of technical details, the paper read, in a way that would enable the legislator, when drafting a law, to impose what is consistent with his vision and targets without any constitutional restrictions.

Egyptian Parliament’s legislative committee approves draft law on Senate

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 - 12:52 GMT

The approval came after the draft law has been widely hailed by the committee’s members, who affirmed that it complies with the constitutional articles in light of the latest amendments.

Egyptian House’s majority bloc to introduce draft law on reinstated Senate Sunday

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 - 09:43 GMT

The majority bloc inside the House of Representatives, Egypt’s Support Coalition, is preparing to introduce a draft law on the formation of the country’s reinstated Senate on Sunday, June 7th.