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The National Dialogue’s Council of Trustees is expected to resume meetings this week.

Egypt's parliament – the House of Representatives – lashed out on Friday at a European Parliament (EP) resolution on human rights in Egypt, describing it as “arrogant” and including a host of incorrect and misleading information.

Industrial and building projects will receive a raft of financial incentives under a new set of legislative amendments.

In a meeting on Tuesday night, members declared that they have decided to donate their body organs after death.

Egypt's House of Representatives approved on Tuesday a $6 billion loan agreement with the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation to help the country meets it basic food commodity needs of imported wheat, fuel products, and petroleum derivatives.

​Egyptian MPs voted on Tuesday in favour of amendments banning the import, manufacturing, assembly, possession, use, operation, installation or marketing of any telecom equipment that is considered a threat to national security.

Egyptian MPs approved on Sunday in principle legal amendments that would allow contractors who have suffered losses because of recent economic reforms to obtain financial compensation from the government.

Egyptian MPs approved in principle on Sunday legislative amendments that would allow contractors who have suffered losses due to the recent economic reforms to obtain financial compensation from the government.

A dozen Egyptian and Russian officials celebrated on Saturday the beginning of the construction of the second nuclear reactor at the Dabaa Nuclear Power Plant (DNPP) west of Alexandria.

Egypt will celebrate on Saturday the beginning of construction of the second nuclear reactor at the El-Dabaa Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) west of Alexandria.

"The Senate will discuss a study on 'Foreign Direct Investments in Egypt: obstacles and incentives,'" said Senate Speaker Abdel-Wahab Abdel-Razek on Tuesday, adding that the study, prepared by the parliamentary majority party Mostaqbal Watan, will be discussed first by the Senate's Financial and Economic Affairs Committee, which in turn will prepare a report to be debated by the Senate in its meeting scheduled for 27 November.

The US identifies Egypt as a channel for accelerating climate change adaptation across the continent

The member countries of the Geneva-based Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) will kick off a campaign titled Parliaments against Climate Change on Sunday.

Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouli says Egypt’s new deal with the IMF will shore up foreign exchange reserves and help contain inflation.

Egyptian MPs and major political parties teamed up on Wednesday to condemn what they called the politicisation of the agenda of human rights during the COP 27 climate change summit which is being held in the Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh.

The Senate – Egypt's consultative upper house - approved on Monday legislative amendments to a 2017 law that regulates government compensations paid out to contractors who suffer losses due to IMF-inspired liberalization policies, such as the EGP devaluation, and due to the phasing out of fuel subsidies.

Members of parliament gave their final approval Tuesday to an amendment to the 2016 Civil Status Law disbursing an EGP 300 bonus in November to public sector employees and pensioners.

The House's Labour Force Committee approved Sunday amending the 2014's Civil Status law to distribute an exceptional EGP 300 bonus to civil servants, employees in the public sector, the public enterprise sector, and pensioners.

The Senate – Egypt's consultative upper house – gave on Sunday final approval for legislative amendments to the 2003 telecommunications law.

Egypt and the UAE mark 50 years of bilateral relations this week.

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