US officials are discussing whether to withhold a portion of US assistance to Egypt to protest Egyptian passage of a law that imposes restrictions on non-governmental organisations, a senior administration official said on Wednesday.
Egypt established a national council for combating terrorism today, giving it broad authority to set policies aimed at “fighting extremism”, a presidential decree stated.
Lobbyists working for Egypt’s controversial General Intelligence Service (GIS) have years of experience on Capitol Hill, working for politicians with the power to enact policies on Egypt, documents show.
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi asserted on Monday that the two main challenges facing Egypt are terrorism and overpopulation, during discussions in the National Youth Conference in Alexandria.
Sixty-nine-year-old judge Yehia Dakroury has spent 41 years working in the State Council, the site of Egypt’s administrative justice. He has served as head of the Court of Administrative Justice and the council’s deputy head.
The Partners for Transparency NGO (PFT) said in its monthly report, monitoring corruption incidents in public institutions, issued Monday that the parliament concluded its second year without serious anti-corruption legislations which should enable and empower the role of bodies fighting corruption.
Following clashes between security forces and residents of Al-Warraq island this week, which resulted in the death of a citizen and the injury of dozens from both sides, the retreat of security forces is likely to be temporary as government officials have asserted they had no plans of stopping the …
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will move to ratify the Tiran and Sanafir islands agreement in a matter of days, according to an official source who spoke to Mada Masr on condition of anonymity.
Egypt’s top constitutional court has ruled to halt all verdicts on an islands transfer deal until it makes a decision on the constitutionality of the agreement, state media said.
Egypt’s high administrative court has defended an earlier decision to annul the transfer of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, local media and judicial sources said.