Egypt’s sovereign ministries, including defense, interior and foreign ministries, met on Monday during a four-hour closed-door meeting to decide on the financial corruption settlement law and the formation and terms of reference for the National Committee of Experts for Financial Settlment and Reconciliation, daily newspaper Al-Watan reported. The newspaper said that the Transitional Justice Minister …
Cabinet requests amending protest law to include tougher penalties
The Egyptian Cabinet is asking for amendements to the protest law that would impose tougher penalties for the destruction of power stations and police and army vehicles.
Minister defends Protest Law to US official
Transitional Justice Minister Ibrahim al-Heneidy defended Egypt’s controversial Protest Law in a meeting with a US official on Monday, claiming the law is applied justly and without any political bias, reported the state-owned Middle East News Agency (MENA).
A divided parliament – Political parties, legislators deadlocked over parliamentary elections bill
A contentious draft law governing parliamentary elections is expected to be one of the first major challenges for newly elected President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to overcome.
What's new in Egypt's new Cabinet
On June 16, the office of the Egyptian prime minister announced the new makeup of the Cabinet — the first to be formally appointed and sworn in after Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the military general and former defense minister, was inaugurated as Egypt’s sixth president.
Who's who in El-Sisi's new cabinet
Ahram Online presents a biography of all new ministers – plus those who are returning to their posts – in the new cabinet headed by Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab
El-Sisi issues decree forming 'legislation reform' panel
New committee will focus on draft laws and decrees ahead of upcoming parliamentary elections, expected by the end of the summer
Morsi in court over protest deaths
One of the four trials against ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has resumed in the capital, Cairo.
Mohamed Morsi defiant in face of jailbreak and conspiracy charges
The former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi has been charged with breaking out of jail during the 2011 uprising and conspiring with foreign groups, including Lebanon’s Hezbollah, to spread violent chaos throughout Egypt.
Egypt unrest: Fourth trial called for Mohammed Morsi
The ousted president of Egypt, Mohammed Morsi, faces a fourth trial, on charges of insulting the judiciary.