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Mohamed El-Sewedy, the current president of the coalition, said he will not run for a new term. Gamal Essam El-Din reports


Parliament speaker said he strongly condemns Turkish interference with the internal affairs of Cyprus


According to the new code, MPs will be not be allowed to give interviews to Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated television channels broadcasting from Qatar and Turkey


Talk of extending the length of the presidential term is gaining traction despite parliament recess

The meeting focused on the necessity of supporting Yemen and maintaining its national unity

The last time local council elections were held was in 2008. Now a new law regulating them has been delayed for the third year in a row no one is holding their breath they will be held anytime soon

Saad El-Gammal, head of the Egyptian parliament's Arab Affairs Committee, also said Arab leaders have rejected the US-proposed "Deal of the Century" in the Middle East


Salah Hassaballah, parliament's spokesperson, said that laws on personal litigation and criminal procedures will also take priority

MPs nonetheless insist that US economic and military assistance to Egypt should not be used as a means of leverage to meddle in the country's internal affairs


The final vote on the three laws was postponed until a two third majority of MPs are available

The vote will come despite objections from the Press syndicate and some opposition MPs

The cabinet of newly appointed Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly will face a vote of confidence in parliament Sunday

The committee said the government's policy statement was realistic and could lead to tangible improvement in living standards in Egypt

A parliamentary meeting will be held today to discuss constitutional and legal revisions of three new laws regulating the press and media

The government’s policy statement, ‘Egypt kicks off’, which was delivered by the new prime minister to parliament on Tuesday, received public applause

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