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Supreme Electoral Commission urges voters to verify data

  /  October 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Date for upcoming parliamentary elections yet to be set

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Foreign ministry welcomes Libyan parliamentary election results

  /  July 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics, Region  /  No Comments

The foreign ministry congratulated Tuesday its western neighbour Libya after the conclusion of parliamentary elections. “Egypt is looking forward to working with the House of Representatives,” a statement released by the Foreign Ministry said, adding read the rest…

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EU parliament calls for ban on export of military, surveillance equipment to Egypt

  /  July 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

European parliament passes a resolution on Thursday listing Egyptian human rights violations

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Parliamentary elections process to begin before 18 July: Al-Sisi

  /  June 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

President stresses to US Secretary of State Egypt’s determination to see the “roadmap” through

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Parliamentary coalitions begin formation for elections

  /  June 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Political parties regroup in preparation for upcoming parliamentary elections

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UK parliamentary group visit to strengthen Egypt ties

  /  June 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

MPs expected to meet Al-Sisi, foreign minister and other top officials on three-day visit

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Israel backs law to block Palestinian prisoner releases

  /  June 8, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  24 Comments

The amendment would give the courts power to prevent Israel’s president from granting clemency or shortening the jail term of anyone imprisoned for murder.

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Shebab launch major assault on Somali parliament

  /  May 24, 2014  /  Politics, World  /  1 Comment

Witnesses said Shebab militants, the Al-Qaeda-linked group fighting to overthrow Somalia’s internationally-backed but fragile government, stormed into the complex while MPs were meeting inside.

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Draft Parliamentary Elections Law finalised

and   /  May 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Drafted by a special committee, the law is expected to govern coming parliamentary elections

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Next Egyptian parliament to have 630 seats

  /  May 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Number of representatives in next parliament will be extended up to 630 member, 600 of which elected and 30 appointed by the president

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Libyan MPs try again to elect a PM

  /  May 4, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  1 Comment

AFP – Libya’s parliament met on Sunday to decide between two candidates for the post of prime minister after an earlier gathering was broken up by gunmen. Deputies said members of the General National Congress read the rest…

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ISIL jihadists open new front in Baghdad push

  /  April 6, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  35 Comments

Group inspired by Al-Qaeda

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Salam from the Bundestag

  /  April 5, 2014  /  interviews  /  27 Comments

Cemile Giousouf, the first Turkish Muslim member of Germany’s parliament, speaks to Daily News Egypt

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Turkish PM in fight against shadow enemy

  /  March 29, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Out on the campaign trail ahead of Sunday’s local elections, there are few doubts about who Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has in mind when he vows to “liquidate” his foes.

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BREAKING: Ukraine parliament appoints speaker interim president

  /  February 23, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

AFP - Ukrainian lawmakers on Sunday appointed parliament speaker Oleksandr Turchynov interim president, a day after they voted to oust President Viktor Yanukovych following three months of protests. Deputies voted by an overwhelming margin for Turchynov read the rest…

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Update: British parliamentarians meet Al-Sisi, the Pope, among other top officials

  /  February 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  13 Comments

Top Egyptian officials discuss developments inside Egypt and regional ones with the British delegation

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British parliamentarians meet Mansour, El-Beblawi and Fahmy

  /  February 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  14 Comments

Top Egyptian officials discuss developments inside Egypt and regional ones with the British delegation

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British Parliamentary delegation meets interior minister

  /  January 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The delegation also met with the Foreign Ministry assistant for European Affairs

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Vote Yes to the constitution: ETUF

  /  December 24, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Labour union urges members to vote “yes” despite the removal of workers’ quota

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Al-Tayar Al-Sha’aby calls for Yes vote in constitutional referendum, supports Sabahy for Presidency

  /  December 21, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Coalition calling on President Mansour to call for presidential elections immediately after referendum

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Former Judge Al-Khodeiry arrested

  /  November 26, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Former MP being charged for involvement in torture of a lawyer in Tahrir Square during 25 January Revolution

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Egyptian Women aim for 100 parliamentary seats

  /  November 24, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Campaign to raise EGP 30m to increase female parliamentary representation

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Parliamentary elections to be held in Feb/March: Foreign Minister

  /  November 8, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Reuters – Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy said on Friday that parliamentary elections would be held “between February and March”, to be followed by a presidential vote in “early summer.” The elections will replace the read the rest…

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Committee to Protect the Democratic Path holds first round of societal dialogue over draft Protest Law

  /  October 22, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Conferees agree that the law must be issued from an elected parliament

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Ahmed Mekki summoned to Court

  /  September 24, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Arrest warrant issued to former Minister of Justice to testify in court

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Ashton: We want Egypt to succeed

  /  September 12, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

EU foreign policy head addresses concerns over growing polarisation in Egypt in speech to EU

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Snippets from a fun society

  /  September 2, 2013  /  Opinion  /  20 Comments

On June 26th, four days before June 30th, I was driving home to Heliopolis passing by Ghamra, when the following took place in 60 seconds: The driver of the car in front of me suddenly read the rest…

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Constituent Assembly’s female representation shows poor quantity, good quality: women’s rights activists

  /  September 2, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

Prominent columnist and journalist Farida El Shoubashy said that the number of seats allocated for female members is not sufficient, but the five members chosen are “heavy-weight.”

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Tamarod likely to form political party

  /  August 26, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Grassroots campaign says becoming a party is “the next step”

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Tamarod launches new political awareness campaign

  /  July 20, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The campaign aims to educate Egyptians about their legal rights, and how the constitutional process will work

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