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.
The Egyptian government will soon finalize the concession of Tiran and Sanafir Islands to Saudi Arabia. “A few weeks maybe, but less than two months,” says a source in the Egyptian government who spoke to Mada Masr on condition of anonymity about the timeframe for the deal’s approval.
Lawyer Khaled Ali and political activist Shawqiya al-Kurdi filed a lawsuit on Tuesday before the Administrative Court to compel the President, the Prime Minister and the Parliamentary Speaker to dissolve the House of Representatives in accordance with Article 137 of the Constitution and to suspend its sessions as it represents …
US Republican Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham criticised the recent approval of Egypt’s contentious NGO law, deeming it “draconian legislation” that seeks to regulate the work of nongovernmental organizations, in a statement on Wednesday.
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Egypt’s contentious NGO law was approved by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and published in the Official Gazette on Monday. The law will go into effect on Tuesday, May 30, over six months after it was approved by Parliament in November 2016.
Egyptian fighter jets carried out strikes on Friday directed at camps in Libya which Cairo said have been training militants who killed dozens of Coptic Christians earlier in the day.
The High Administrative Court referred on Saturday articles 12, 14, and 20 of the Emergency Law concerning the judicial powers of the president and the executive authorities to the Constitutional Court to address its constitutionality, according to local media.
The Administrative Court of the Egyptian State Council rejected an appeal giving power to the prime minister to sack Grand Sheikh of Al-Azhar Ahmed El-Tayeb, Arabi21 reported yesterday.
Major General al-Sayyed Harhour, the North Sinai governor, said the security situation in the province is improving, thanks to the efforts of the Armed Forces, the police and heightened citizen awareness.
Tourism Minister Yehia Rashed said Egypt will begin implementing a new visa system on June 1. “Under this system, any tourist anywhere in the world will have the right to apply for an electronic visa,” Rashed told Al-Masry Al-Youm on the sidelines of the Arab Tourism Forum in Dubai Wednesday. The …