Egyptian Parliament

Egyptian parliament to discuss report on draft law authorizing PM to take measures during pandemic

Thu, 11 Nov 2021 - 02:06 GMT

The Egyptian Parliament will on Tuesday will discuss a joint committee report on the draft law submitted by the government regarding measures to confront pandemics.

Memory of the day: King Farouk I of Egypt issues a decree dissolving parliament in 1949

Sun, 07 Nov 2021 - 12:03 GMT

Many important world events took place on November 7.

Coordination of Party Youth and Politicians meets New Zealand ambassador to Egypt, discuss human rights, parliamentary cooperation

Tue, 05 Oct 2021 - 03:19 GMT

Senior members of the Coordination of Party Youth and Politicians (CPYP) met with the New Zealand ambassador to Cairo Greg Louis on Tuesday, where they discussed human rights rights and means to enhance relations.

Egyptian House approves draft law toughening penalty of sexual harassment

Mon, 12 Jul 2021 - 03:31 GMT

Egyptian House of Representatives gave a final approval to a draft law to toughen sexual harassment penalty so that it is treated before the law as a felony instead of a misdemeanor.

Egyptian Parliament approves extension of state of emergency for 3 months nationwide

Mon, 12 Jul 2021 - 11:04 GMT

This starts from Saturday, the 24th of July.

Photos: Egypt’s defense minister, MPs discuss threats facing national security

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 - 04:48 GMT

Zaki affirmed the Armed Forces’ readiness to carry out the missions assigned to them under various circumstances to protect the Egyptian national security

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 expats to vote in 2nd stage of parl't election on Nov. 2-3: Emigration minister

Fri, 30 Oct 2020 - 11:06 GMT

Minister of Emigration and Egyptian Expatriates Affairs Nabila Makram said on Friday that Egyptian expatriates will vote in the second stage of the first round of the parliament's election on November 2-3.

Egyptian Parliament’s constitutional committee approves maritime demarcation deal with Greece

Mon, 17 Aug 2020 - 02:39 GMT

The Egyptian Parliament’s constitutional committee on Monday approved a maritime demarcation agreement to establish an exclusive economic zone between Egypt and Greece, after spotting no legal or constitutional violation.

Parliament Speaker tells state's Al Ahram why Egyptians should cast ballots in Senate race

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 - 09:40 GMT

“First of all, I call on all Egyptians to be keen on exercising their constitutional right to choose their representatives in the second parliamentary chamber,” Abdel Aal told Alaa Thabet, Al Ahram’s editor-in-chief.

Full statement: Egyptian Parliament authorizes President to send troops to Libya

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 - 12:08 GMT

Less than a week after Eygpt's President Abdel Fattah El Sisi said Egypt may intervene in Libya to face terrorism and protect national security at the Libyans' request and following the Parliament's approval, the Egyptian House of Representatives on Monday has authorized Sisi to “take necessary measures” to protect national security, giving a green light for the president to send troops to the war-torn country.

BREAKING| Egyptian Parliament gives green light for Sisi to send troops to Libya: sources

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 - 04:25 GMT

The Egyptian House of Representatives has authorized President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi to “take necessary measures” to protect national security, giving a green light for the president to send troops to Libya.

BREAKING| Egypt’s parliament holds closed session on sending troops to Libya

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 - 03:31 GMT

The Egyptian House of Representatives is holding at the moment a secret session with Parliament members and the general secretariat of the House to discuss a sensitive topic that has not yet been announced.

Egyptian Parliament approves extending state of emergency, deducting 1% of salaries in face of coronavirus

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 - 12:49 GMT

Two thirds of members of the Egyptian Parliament, in a plenary session on Monday, approved a presidential decree to extend the state of emergency for three months, starting July 27.

Egyptian Parliament approves law on establishment of National Security Council

Mon, 06 Jul 2020 - 04:14 GMT

The Egyptian Parliament on Monday gave a final approval to a draft law introduced by the Cabinet on the country’s National Security Council, assigning new tasks to the Armed Forces in the event of “imminent danger.”

Egypt's President ratifies Senate, House, political rights laws

Thu, 02 Jul 2020 - 11:52 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Thursday approved the draft laws regulating the legislative elections, the laws regulating the exercise of political rights, the laws on the Parliament, and the laws on the National Election Authority.

Egyptian House approves amendments to National Election Authority law

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 - 04:02 GMT

The Egyptian Parliament on Wednesday approved an amendment to Law no. 198 of 2017 on the National Election Authority (NEA), which is in charge of supervising elections and referendums in the northeastern African country.

Egyptian House approves bill granting workers, farmers fair representation in Parl’t

Mon, 15 Jun 2020 - 11:15 GMT

Before this amendment, this appropriate representation was only granted in the first Parliament formation after the 2014 Constitution came into effect.

Egyptian House approves article granting women 25% of parliamentary seats

Sun, 14 Jun 2020 - 05:56 GMT

The Egyptian Parliament has approved an amendment to an article in the constitution setting the number of MPs at 568 and giving women a quota of 25 percent of seats.

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.

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