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House of Representatives approves 3-month extension of state of emergency

Egypt’s House of Representatives approved, on Thursday, the extension of the nationwide state of emergency for a further three months, effective as of 24 January 2021. House Speaker Hanafi Gebali revealed that more than two-thirds of MPs approved the extension. In April 2020, President Adel Fattah Al-Sisi ordered for the nationwide state of emergency to …

Daily News Egypt

Minister of International Cooperation Rania Al-Mashat

International Cooperation Ministry directs over $3bn to Sinai development through Arab funds

Egypt’s Minister of International Cooperation Rania Al-Mashat has said that her ministry directed $3.07bn to the Sinai Peninsula Development Programme through Arab funds. Minister Al-Mashat also said that the Egyptian government is implementing an ambitious development programme in the Sinai Peninsula. The Ministry of International Cooperation is working with development partners, to provide the necessary …

Nehal Samir

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Parliament initially approves amendments to law honouring terrorism victims

The Egyptian Parliament’s social solidarity and family committee gave its initial approval, on Saturday, of draft amendments to a law honouring victims, missing people, and those wounded in war, terrorist, and security operations. The amendments also cover their families. The committee approved amending Clause 5 of Article 6, which stipulates the provision of free registration …

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