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The summit’s theme is ‘2016: African Year of Human Rights with Particular Focus on the Rights of Women’
Abdel Hafez must pay a EGP 10,000 fine, says lawyer
For months prior to 30 June, massive protests were called for and prepared across Egypt against Muslim Brotherhood president Mohamed Morsi.
Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed Al-Tayeb and Endowment Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa spoke about their efforts to end religious conflict and plans to combat extremism
Foreign Affairs Minister Sameh Shoukry heads to Ramallah on Wednesday, to deliver a verbal message from President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi to the president of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas. The ministry said on Tuesday that Shoukry will also hold discussions with Abbas, prime minister Rami Hamdallah, foreign minister Riyad Al-Maliki, and other top Palestinian officials. …
Parliament and political parties criticise the government’s delay in finalising the municipalities bill
The government repeated the argument of the State Lawsuit Authority, saying that the administrative court is not authorised to look into the case
Helwan SU turned down a previous invitation for a presidential event, criticised his policies towards students
Foreign Ministry spokesperson Ahmed Abu Zaid also told Daily News Egypt that the decision is being looked into by the judiciary. “The government respects the opinion of the court,” Abu Zaid added.
The amendment will be temporary until current vacant positions are filled
Committee hopes to present law to parliament in the ‘near future’
Sentence comes one day after the former president was supposed to complete his first term as president
The Voices Behind Bars campaign aims to bring justice to the wrongfully detained
The new head of the Central Auditing Organisation, Hisham Badawy, previously worked as a prosecutor at the supreme state security prosecution
The president gave a speech during the iftar celebration, discussing his achievements over the past two years and further aspirations for the country
In his presidential campaign, Al-Sisi made several promises such as mega projects in various fields to further development in Egypt
Striving to change has been the hallmark of Al-Sisi’s presidency over the past two years, yet a lot of potential remains untapped
The president met on Monday with Defence Minister Sedki Sobhi, who briefed him on receiving the Mistral-class warship
Al-Sisi headed the meeting in which an array of topics was discussed including terrorism in Sinai
The president and Iraqi FM reviewed counter-terrorism efforts and the fight against IS
‘Forces of evil’ aim to destroy the Egyptian state, says president during Friday interview
However, some issues were not touched upon by the president despite being widely discussed in the public sphere.
The 2002 Arab initiative ‘still has all elements for a comprehensive settlement’, says Saudi foreign minister
Geneina has repeatedly stated that the aforementioned statements referred to a study conducted by the CAO, in cooperation with the Ministry of Planning.
300 people looted and torched at least seven homes belonging to Coptic families
At Itihadiya Palace, Al-Sisi welcomed the new ambassadors of Sri Lanka, Malta, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Namibia, Slovakia, Lithuania, Azerbaijan, Cambodia, Indonesia, and South Africa
Al-Sisi issued a decree in July 2015 that gave him the power to dismiss, replace, and appoint heads of regulatory bodies, despite the Constitution guaranteeing their independence from the state’s executive branch
There are calls for citizens to attend the session to support the case
The band members were questioned over a video that mocked the Red Sea islands transfer deal with Saudi Arabia, according to the band’s lawyer
A protest will take place on Sunday decrying state legislation against workers