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On Sunday, during the plenary session of Egypt’s House of Representatives, speaker of the House Dr. ʿAli ʿAbd al-ʿĀl, said that the approved Article 2 of the draft law regulating press and media, is set forth in Part Two, ‘Freedom of the press and the media,’ and Chapter One, ‘General Provisions,’...
On May 24, 1960, Egypt's President Jamāl `Abd al-Nāsser (1954-1970) nationalized the press in Egypt. All privately owned press organizations had to hand their ownerships to the Egyptian Government, who eventually, appointed the editors-in chief.
Dr. ʿAlī ‘Abd al- ‘Aal, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, expressed his great appreciation for the work of the parliamentary editors in conveying the activities of the Parliament to the public with all impartiality and sincerity.
Al-Ahram organized a seminar on the sidelines of the discussion sparked by the draft bill on the unified law for the regulation of press and media. The seminar featured prominent Egyptian journalist, media figures and political analysts who also contributed to the formula of the draft bill. 
Writer Jamal Fahmī, former Undersecretary of the Press Syndicate, said that the current syndicate law has to be developed. Fahmī advocates this development in syndicate law because it does not match the current circumstances, which call for amending the regulations of the membership of the...
The Head of the Press Syndicate, Yahyá Qallāsh, said that the Syndicate is in a race against time for the completion of the unified press and media law. The law will then be submitted to the government before it is sent to the parliament in less than two weeks. 
Egypt’s Press Syndicate organized for the second day its fifth General Conference Under the title "Towards a legislative environment". The conference is organized in celebration of the Diamond Jubilee, with the participation of many writers and journalists to discuss and debate all matters relating...
Some still insist on dealing with the «media chaos» as being a new invention of the wheel, even though the diagnosis is identified, and also the cure. But the vital symposium witnessed during the first National Youth Congress reveals that things are not going in the right direction. Solving the...
In his column entitled “Press Freedom And A Legislative Reform”, lawyer ,Bahā' Abu Shaqqa writes that the legislative system requires a reform that guarantees the freedom of press endorsed in Egypt's constitutional rights, in which all Egyptians, whether natural or legal persons, whether they are...
The media impresario Hishām Qāsim recently presented a lecture at the Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo. In the lecture Qāsim narrated the recent history of the Egyptian press industry and described the current debates, dilemmas and developments governing the media sector. Article full text:...
In the article, the authors respond to a statement that was previously issued by President Mubārak, in which he refused to omit imprisonment as a punishment in cases of publishing. Four years ago, he promised to remove the punishment.
Egypt’s Syndicate of Journalists and the independent newspaper al-Misrī al-Yawm embarked on taking the necessary legal procedures to have the sentence of one-year term in jail and a fine of 10,000 Egyptian pounds against each one of three journalists suspended.
Almost all Egypt-based newspapers give a considerable space to hail the decision of President Husni Mubarak to abolish punishment by imprisonment to journalists in so-called "publication cases.” The decision of the president was announced by the head of Journalists? Syndicate during the fourth...
The editor-in-chief of Al-Usboa and his deputy [his brother] have been put in prison to serve a one year sentence. They have been convicted in an action suit brought against them by the former president of the Justice Party and chairman of Al-Watan Al-Arabi newspaper, accusing them of defaming him.
The last press report shows that national papers mostly violate press laws and ethics.
Ahmad Abū al-Khir interviews one of the most controversial members of Parliament; alī Laban, member of the Muslim Brotherhood.
The author expresses his opinion about private press and asks all journalists to be more accurate in their work.
The author discusses different viewpoints on the draft law related to press freedom and states that the removal of the article that prescribes punishment for alleged cases of defamation is a positive step towards democracy.
The article discusses the decision taken by the Syndicate of Journalists’ Board of Directors to form a committee to draft a new law halting publishing- related imprisonment.
A discussion was held on the recently proposed draft law that amends some articles of the penal code pertaining to custodial sentences for publishing offences. A few days ago the People’s Assembly gave preliminary approval for the draft law amid growing calls to lift all restrictions on freedom...

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