The Egyptian government has banned female students from wearing the niqab, a face-covering veil, at schools, according to state-owned media.
The Egyptian government has announced a ban on the wearing of the face-covering niqab in schools from the beginning of the next term on 30 September.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi called Tuesday for measures to slow the birthrate in the Arabic-speaking world’s most populous country, citing China’s one-child policy as an example.
In March, the Egyptian Ministry of Justice announced that they had finalized a new personal status law that aimed to create a better balance between the rights of men and women. Alongside this announcement, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi reiterated his call for an amendment of divorce laws.
Egyptian parliamentarian Mostafa Bakri said that both Gamal Mubarak, son of late President Hosni Mubarak, and Mohamed Anwar al-Sadat, head of the Reform and Development Party, cannot run for the Egyptian presidential elections scheduled for 2024.
Mothers and campaigners in Egypt are counting on President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s signal that he backs an overhaul of 71-year-old guardianship laws which deprive millions of women of control over financial and educational decisions for their children.
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.
Egyptian composer and producer Amr Mostafa has found himself at the centre of an intense debate after unveiling a promotional clip on social media featuring a sample of his composition, accompanied by the AI-generated voice of the late Egyptian icon Umm Kulthum.
Participants in the first session of the political parties’ committee have stressed the need to make some amendments to the political parties’ law 40 of 1977.
The Egyptian House of Representatives election law has sparked controversy between participants in the national dialogue sessions, CNN Arabic reported.