Egypt

Foreign Affairs

Sisi, Jordan's Abdullah agree to enhance efforts to revive Palestinian-Israeli peace process

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and Jordanian King Abdullah II agreed to enhance efforts made by Egypt and Jordan in order to revive the peace process and reach a just and comprehensive solution to the Palestinian cause, presidential spokesman Bassam Rady said in a statement.

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Sisi, Jordan's Abdullah agree to enhance efforts to revive Palestinian-Israeli peace process

Society

‘Your Project’ programme injected EGP 25.6 bln in businesses across Egypt: Minister

Egypt's national project to provide employment opportunities for young people, Mashrouak (“Your Project” in English), has contributed to establishing 207,000 business projects across the country, with loans amounting to about EGP 25.6 billion since its launch in 2015, Minister of Local Development Hisham Amna stated on Sunday.

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‘Your Project’ programme injected EGP 25.6 bln in businesses across Egypt: Minister

Politics

House legislative committee approves amendments to criminal procedures law in principle

The constitutional and legislative committee of the House of Representatives approved on Sunday in principle a bill submitted by the government to amend some provision of the law on criminal procedures of 1950.

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House legislative committee approves amendments to criminal procedures law in principle

Urban & Transport

In Photos: Egypt to locally manufacture 100 electric buses for Cairo Ring Road

Egypt will locally manufacture 100 electric buses to operate on the 110-kilometre Ring Road in Greater Cairo as part of the newly introduced eco-friendly Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system.

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In Photos: Egypt to locally manufacture 100 electric buses for Cairo Ring Road

Courts & Law

Actors Syndicate urges public against jumping to conclusions pending results in Menna Shalaby inquiry

Egypt's Actors Syndicate has urged the media and public against jumping to conclusions before the prosecution’s ongoing investigation into well-known actress Menna Shalaby for allegedly possessing controlled narcotics is completed, calling for respect for her privacy.

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Actors Syndicate urges public against jumping to conclusions pending results in Menna Shalaby inquiry

Health

Egypt regulates injections in pharmacies for first time following deaths

Egypt’s Minister of Health Khaled Abdel-Ghaffar issued a decree on Sunday allowing only “qualified pharmacists” to administer intramuscular and subcutaneous injections to patients at pharmacies, regulating the practice for the first time.

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Egypt regulates injections in pharmacies for first time following deaths