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A US-UAE consortium has won the bid to redevelop the Mogamma Al-Tahrir complex in downtown Cairo

Egypt’s record on human rights and democracy took centre stage during Parliamentary Speaker Hanafi Gibali’s visits to Belgium and Spain,

Egypt's Speaker of Parliament Hanafy Gebaly and his Belgian counterpart Eliane Tilieux met in Brussels on Thursday to discuss strengthening relations between Egypt and Belgium.

The House of Representatives approved on Tuesday a number of amendments to a draft law submitted by the cabinet that aims to to give public institutions greater incentives to set up more non-profit universities.

Gamal Essam El-Din reports on the likely consequences of banning donation boxes in mosques

The Egyptian House of Representatives’ Culture and Media Committee approved an amendment granting the Union of Syndicates of Acting, Cinema, and Musical Professions the judicial right to crack down on “substandard singers” and punish those who exercise the profession of acting without a license.

Egypt's parliament – the House of Representatives – approved Sunday a presidential decree on changing customs tariffs imposed on some imported goods.

Following a two-week holiday, Egypt's parliament – the House of Representatives – will reconvene on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday to discuss two new laws on private universities and financial technology (FinTech). The schedule of debate will also include two agreements with Japan and Austria.

Al-Ahram Weekly reports on the UK’s Prince Charles and his wife Camilla’s visit to Egypt.

The Senate — Egypt’s upper consultative house — approved on Monday a report prepared by the chamber’s Financial, Economic, and Investment Affairs Committee on reforming the tax structure governing trading operations inside the Egyptian capital market.

The Senate — Egypt’s consultative upper house — provisionally approved on Sunday a new law on the rights of senior citizens.

The Senate – Egypt's consultative upper house – will reconvene on Sunday and Monday to discuss a new law on the rights of senior citizens.

The thaw between Cairo and Doha is being felt most in the economic arena, writes Gamal Essam El-Din

Hanafy El-Gebaly, the speaker of Egypt's House of Representatives, announced on Tuesday that Egypt and Hungary have decided to set a parliamentary friendship association during his visit to Budapest.

The House of Representatives gave on Tuesday a final approval of a new government-drafted law aiming to impose procedures and measures necessary to fight the spread of epidemics and pandemics.

The Egyptian parliament approved on Monday new amendments to the law regulating the participation of the private sector in infrastructure, service and public utility projects.

Egypt’s Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait told MPs in a plenary session on Sunday morning that the new Unified Finance Law represents a radical step towards upgrading the process of drafting the state’s annual budget.

Egypt's parliament – the House of Representatives – will conduct discussions this week on a number of laws and foreign agreements.

Egypt's Senate – the advisory upper house of parliament – provisionally approved Sunday a new "General Unified Planning" law, which aims to streamline the country's economic planning policies and engage the private sector in the economic development.

Laws on protecting “vital” establishments, leaking state secrets, and combating terrorism made their way through parliament this week, reports Gamal Essam El-Din

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