Egypt will hold a presidential election at the end of the year, with results expected by mid-December, or January in the event of a run-off vote.
The Egyptian presidential elections will be held outside Egypt on December 1-3 and inside Egypt on December 10-12, the head of the National Elections Authority Walid Hamza announced during the National Elections Authority’s press conference on Monday.
Egypt’s upcoming presidential election timetable will be officially declared on Monday 25 September amid speculation that the vote will be brought forward.
The head of Egypt’s state-backed National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) has sparked criticism online after comparing a prison complex to luxury accommodation.
There is anticipation in the press and human rights community in Egypt regarding the information circulation law, its clauses that are up for discussion and its potential approval by the Egyptian Parliament over the next few months.
In a statement released on Monday, Egypt’s State Information Service (SIS) slammed a report published by The Economist last week in regard to Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi.
The Tourism and Civil Aviation Committee of the Egyptian Parliament approved a draft law to reorganize the Egyptian Meteorological Authority, which included imposing fines on those who publish false information about the weather.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said that he followed with interest the session of the National Dialogue Board of Trustees on Sunday.
When Mada Masr submitted registration paperwork in 2018 to license its website in accordance with a new media law, state authorities should have responded within 90 days to confirm or deny the request. However, there was no response.
Egypt’s former anti-corruption chief was released from jail on Tuesday but new charges were brought against him in a new case, a government official and activists have said.