Italian parliament mulls sending committee to Cairo to resume probe into Regeni murder
Italian left-wing politicians proposed a draft law before the Italian parliament to dispatch a fact-finding committee to Egypt to resume probe into the murder of Italian student Giulio Regeni.
MPs criticize several ministers over failure to solve frequent crises
Ministers of agriculture, housing, supply and internal trade and water and irrigation were fiercely criticized by MPs over failure to face recent crises including water outages and hike in prices of basic commodities. This came during a session held at the House of Representatives on Tuesday.
EgyptAir black boxes to stop emitting signals June 24: expert
The two black boxes from the EgyptAir passenger plane that crashed in the Mediterranean last month are expected to stop emitting signals on June 24, said Shaker Kelada, an EgyptAir official who has carried out other crash investigations.
Egypt’s Anglican Church head says army restored 90% of churches damaged following Morsi’s ouster
Dr. Andrea Zaki, head of the Anglican Church in Egypt praised the Armed Forces’ efforts of the reconstruction of Christian properties and churches damaged in the aftermath of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi’s ouster in 2013.
During a celebration held in Upper Egypt’s governorate of Minya Tuesday, Zaki said that the engineering unit of the Armed Forces has restored over 90 percent of damaged churches.
Reporter of pro-Brotherhood TV channel arrested over impersonating police officer
Security forces in Egypt’s Delta governorate of Menoufia on Tuesday arrested reporter of the pro-Muslim Brotherhood Mekameleen T.V. satellite channel for impersonating a police officer.
AOI manufactures 137 a/c train carriages
The Arab Organization for Industrialization has accomplished the manufacture of 137 air conditioned train carriages as a part of an agreement signed last year with the Egyptian Transport Ministry. The agreement includes the manufacture of 230 carriages in addition to the rehabilitation of other 145.
Post graduate degree holders to protest Wed. demanding employment
Dozens of post-graduate degree holders are set to stage a protest outside the cabinet headquarters in downtown Cairo on Wednesday afternoon demanding jobs from the government.
Egypt’s Parliament OKs military loan agreement with France
The House of Representatives endorsed a $3.6 billion loan plan to finance the purchase of fighter aircraft and warships to boost the powers of the Egyptian Armed Forces.
The Finance Ministry will guarantee the loan paid by France’s Credit Agricole.
Lawmaker slams calls for strike to reject civil service law
Parliament member Abdel Fatah Mohamed rejected calls by several government employees to initiate an open strike to press on the House of Representatives to reject the controversial civil service law.
UAE to fund training of 10,000 Egyptian youth
The coordination office for the UAE projects in Egypt is set to fund the training and employment of 10,000 Egyptian young people in the field of communication and information technology. The training courses will be carried out in 26 Egyptian governorates in the fields of E Commerce, database entry and administrative skills.
Happy tears as detainees of April 25 protests are released
7 benefits to thirst in Ramadan
Altercation between head of parliament’s economic committee, MP Ilhamy Egeima during meeting with Supply Minister
Quran sittings at Al-Azhar Mosque in Ramadan
Egypt Chief of Staff Mahmoud Hegazy on Tuesday attended the launch of an automated system to link health services in all military health institutions across the country.
The parliament approves government’s request to increase taxes and airfare.
Thanawya Amma students will take chemistry and philosophy exams on Sunday amid strict measures implemented by the education and interior ministry to prevent exam leaks.
Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al Sisi received Uganda State Minister for Foreign Affairs Henry Oryem Okello and discussed ways to boost bilateral cooperation between the two countries. During the meeting, Sisi asserted Egypt’s keenness to boost ties with Uganda and all African states.
A total of 52 people who had been detained for protesting the transfer of the two Red Sea islands Tiran and Sanafir to Saudi Arabia in downtown Cairo on April 25 were acquitted Tuesday.
Egypt’s National Population Council calls for harsher penalties on crimes related to Female Genital Mutilation.
Tobacco consumption decreases by 32 percent during the holy fasting month of Ramadan.