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Ambassador Nabīla Makram ʿAbd al-Shahīd, Minister of State for Immigration and Egyptian Affairs Abroad, welcomed bishop Bākhūm, undersecretary to the Coptic Catholic Patriarchate, and Representative Sāmiya Rafla, a member of the House of Representatives, to discuss manners of cooperation between...
Recently Egyptian society has been preoccupied with claims circulating on social media related to incidents of “rape and harassment” of girls by one young man, calling for official legal action against him. 
In a letter to Dr ʿAlīʿAbd al-ʿᾹl, Speaker of the House of Representatives, al-Azhar has communicated the opinion of the Council of Senior Scholars on the bill presented to Parliament pertaining to reforms to the Egyptian Dār al-Iftā’. Al-Azhar stressed that the content of these reforms contravenes...
On Sunday, the Forum for Development and Human Rights Dialog issued its report on “‘ḥisbah’...a restriction on freedom of thought and expression.” The report deals with the concept of ḥisbah (accountability); a type of voluntary duty based [in Islam] by which an “overseer” monitors other peoples’...
The Egyptian Minister of Endowments [al-Awqāf] caused controversy after claiming that the Muslim Brotherhood is trying to spread the Coronavirus among members of the military, the police, the judiciary, and the media. 
The Solidarity Committee of the House of Representatives has finished discussing a bill to support Egyptian women said to be finalized and sent to the council’s registrar to be included on the agenda of plenary sessions.
Summary: On the fourth anniversary of the celebration of “international access to information day,” the Egyptian Observatory for Journalism and Media (EOJM) published a research paper entitled “Freedom of information in Egypt...a constitutional principle without legal regulation.” In the report,...
MP Zaynab Sālim said in a press statement today that the parents have the right to care for and live with their children after separation.
The Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Saḥar Naṣr met today with a delegation from the Republic of Cyprus headed by the Cypriot Parliamentary Speaker Demetris Syllouris. The delegation includes the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Invest Cyprus Michalis Michael and a number...
  The President of the National Council for Women Maya Mursi said that the parliamentary decision to amend article 102 of the Constitution to allocate 25 percent of the parliamentary seats to women is a real victory to the women in Egypt, pointing out that it ensures their greater participation in...

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