Latest in Highlight

Advertising Area






Latest in


PA Speaker elected head of Constituent Assembly

By Heba Fahmy CARIO: Speaker of Parliament Saad El-Katatny was elected Wednesday as head of the 100-member Constituent Assembly which convened for its first meeting Wednesday despite the absence of 26 members. El-Katatny said that drafting the constitution is more important than “narrow political gains,” emphasizing the need for national consensus over the constitution. Only 74 …

DNE

Katatny urges swifter response to government from PA committee

By Heba Fahmy CAIRO: Parliament speaker Saad El-Katatny urged a People’s Assembly committee during Monday’s session to present its response to the government’s statement by the end of this week for discussion, a step believed to be geared towards a no-confidence vote. MP Hatem Azzam, representing the Civilization Party, questioned why it was taking the PA’s …

DNE

FJP’s Katatny named PA speaker in tense first session

CAIRO: Saad Al-Katatny, secretary general of the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), was elected Speaker of the People’s Assembly (PA) on Monday, vowing to continue the revolution before thanking the ruling military council and the army. "From this panel, we announce to the Egyptian people and the whole world, that the revolution continues," Al-Katatny said …

DNE

FJP nominates Saad Al-Katatny to head the PA

CAIRO: The Muslim Brotherhood’s political arm, the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), announced Monday that it has nominated the party’s Secretary General Saad Al-Katatny for the position of Speaker of the People’s Assembly. Several parties agreed that the FJP, as the winner of the largest bloc in parliament with over 40 of the seats, should …

DNE

End of Section