MP Mustafa Bakri commented on the US administration’s suspension of part of the annual military aid to Egypt.
An Egyptian parliamentarian has called on the relevant authorities to intervene and put an end to the discriminatory practices of some cafes and restaurants, as well as real estate development companies.
House passes 2022/23 state budget amid critique of earmarks for debt servicing, lavish allowances, megaprojects
After weeks of tense debates, the pro-state parliamentary majority headed by the Nation’s Future Party led the final approval of the general budget for Fiscal Year 2022/23 in the House on Tuesday, despite significant criticism for its steep earmarks for debt servicing, megaprojects and judicial bodies.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met with Minister of Justice Omar Marawan on Saturday, and discussed following up on the ministry’s efforts regarding the drafting of a personal status law according to presidential spokesperson Bassam Rady.
An Egyptian court sentenced Thursday a former member of parliament and others to ten years in prison for smuggling antiquities out of the country, as part of a campaign to stop the trade.
Lawmakers in the House Education Committee approved the Education Ministry budget for the coming year on Sunday, despite noting that the proposed amount of government spending will be insufficient to address worsening overcrowding across Egypt’s classrooms.
The Al-Ahram newspaper reported on Wednesday that a new draft personal status law submitted by member of the House of Representatives Nashwa al-Deeb has set new conditions for polygamy and second marriages.
The specialized committees of the House of Representatives in Egypt are expected to discuss a draft law on combating food waste.
A potential proposal to add an article criminalizing suicide attempts in Egypt’s penal code ignited controversy on 8 January 2022, with citizens scrutinizing the possibility of Parliament passing it as a law.
Egyptian media published details of the unified draft law to confront violence against women. This was submitted by MP Nashwa al-Deeb, a member of the House of Representatives, and more than 60 members of parliament.