A committee presided by the chair of the Prisons Authority will review cases to determine eligible inmates.
Alexandria Criminal Court sentenced the head of West Alexandria district to 3 years in prison over receiving a bribe from a contractor to cover up violations in the district.
Visits have been suspended as a protective measure against COVID-19.
The Interior Ministry suspended prison visits nationwide for 10 days as of Tuesday for public and inmates' safety.
Kassem was imprisoned on charges of disturbing public peace, terrorizing, intimidation, and spreading horror among citizens.
Egypt’s Top Prosecutor Hamada el-Sawy ordered an autopsy to determine the cause of prisoner Mustafa Qassem's death.
The Egyptian Child Law stipulates that a nursery is included in every women’s prison, where the standards and supervision of the Social Affairs Ministry apply.
A total of 20,188 male and female debtors have been released from prison, 19,490 pardoned be the president.
The video shows the prosecutors checking the food and healthcare facilities.
He will be detained for further 15 days pending investigation.
Eighty-six received presidential pardons while 219 were released on parole.
After examining all eligible prisoners’ cases, the committee in charge decided to grant 257 conditional releases, and 146 unconditional releases.
A criminal court has previously sentenced five defendants to three years in prison, four others to two years in jail and three of them to 10 years.
Of those, 175 were given conditional release.
The regional court in the southwestern German city of Stuttgart had earlier Friday convicted the 32-year-old defendant of joining a foreign terrorist organization.
Earlier this month, a total of 232 inmates have been pardoned.
The lawsuit had 11 defendants and dates back to 2017.
Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts of Yangon on Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behind bars.
Egypt Today obtained a copy of interrogations conducted by the Military General Prosecution in the lawsuit publicly known as “The Attack on the Oasis (Wahat)
Adeeb explained that the Muslim Brotherhood relies heavily on spreading lies and false information in order to regain power.