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The first hearing session on proposed amendments to Egypt's 2014 constitution took place on Wednesday

The first two meetings on Wednesday and Thursday will see representatives of universities, religious institutions and the media


Egypt's foreign minister Sameh Shoukry told MPs that hostile elements see Egypt as 'the big prize' in the region

Lieutenant general Kamel Al-Wazir, the former head of the Egyptian army's Engineering Authority, was appointed on Sunday the new minister of transport

Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait also indicated that the IMF will make a final review of the economic reform programme at the end of 2019

Setting quotas for the allocation of parliamentary seats will face legal challenges

Gamal Essam El-Din investigates the story of the 1919 Revolution constitution, which many Egyptians consider the most liberal


Egypt's parliament speaker said the Arab peoples also extend a hand of peace to build two states in Palestine and Israel, living in peace side by side. Gamal Essam El-Din reports

Ali Abdel-Aal said he believes the incident was a result of stark negligence

MPs opposed to new constitutional amendments are focusing on the article extending the length of presidential terms

Parliamentary Speaker Ali Abdel-Aal promises wide-ranging national dialogue over proposed changes to the constitution


Parliament Speaker Ali Abdel-Aal said the amendments are by no means tailored to benefit any one individual, but aim to reform Egypt’s political system

A parliamentary report recommends MPs support proposed constitutional amendments

The amendments propose that the president's term in office be increased from four to six years

The speakers said their meeting in Cyprus Monday aimed to support creating a regional bloc capable of facing the threats in the eastern Mediterranean

The vote was scheduled to be taken on a report on the amendments on Sunday 17 February. Gamal Essam El-Din reports

The meeting aims to reinforce political and economic relations between the three Mediterranean countries. Gamal Essam El-Din reports

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