Category: Politics News

  • Security source: NCHR’s statement relies on unreliable sources

    Security source: NCHR’s statement relies on unreliable sources

    A security source said that the statement of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) relied on information from unreliable sources. Such information aims at creating a state of confusion and tension in the Egyptian street, the source said. He added that all cases of detentions that occurred during last days were in accordance with the law. […]

  • Egypt’s ACA arrests two officials over taking EGP 800 million bribe

    Egypt’s ACA arrests two officials over taking EGP 800 million bribe

    The Administrative Control Authority (ACA) has arrested two officials at a major construction company over accepting a bribe estimated at EGP 800 million from five contractors, in return for facilitating the accreditation of payment certificates, paying financial dues and granting additional work for companies run by the five. The ACA also nabbed two lawyers working […]

  • Egyptian police arrest Facebook page admin over organ trade ads

    Egyptian police arrest Facebook page admin over organ trade ads

    The Egyptian security forces have arrested the administrator of a Facebook page that published posts advertising the buying and selling of human organs. According to a statement issued by the interior ministry on Wednesday, the general directorate of information technology observed the posts on the Facebook page, in violation of the law. The ministry did […]

  • Egypt’s cabinet to address parliament on economic conditions and hostile media campaigns

    Egypt’s cabinet to address parliament on economic conditions and hostile media campaigns

    Egypt’s Parliament Speaker Ali Abdel-Aal said on Wednesday that Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli and a number of cabinet ministers would be in parliament the following week to address MPs on the country’s economic conditions and the strategy of fighting terrorism and hostile media campaigns trying to spread chaos in Egypt. Abdel-Aal said Egypt was facing […]

  • Egypt’s prime minister says 6 October to be paid holiday for civil servants

    Egypt’s prime minister says 6 October to be paid holiday for civil servants

    Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly has issued a decree to the effect that Sunday 6 October, will be an official paid holiday, on the occasion of Armed Forces Day. The decision will be applied in ministries, government bodies and authorities, local administration units, and public sector companies. The Central Bank of Egypt and the Egyptian stock […]

  • KSRelief chief, European Parliament official discuss cooperation prospects

    KSRelief chief, European Parliament official discuss cooperation prospects

    The supervisor general of King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief), Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, held a meeting with Anna Fotyga, member of the European Parliament from Poland, during which they discussed prospects of cooperation between KSRelief and the EU in the field of humanitarian works. Al-Rabeeah also briefed the European official on the overall […]

  • Saudi Arabia’s Cabinet welcomes formation of Syria constitutional committee

    Saudi Arabia’s Cabinet welcomes formation of Syria constitutional committee

    Saudi Arabia’s Cabinet on Tuesday welcomed the formation of Syria’s Constitutional Committee, saying that the Kingdom supports the political track to end the Syrian crisis. In a statement to the Saudi Press Agency, Minister of Information Turki bin Abdullah Al-Shabanah said, based on UN Resolution 2254, Syria’s territorial integrity must be preserved. The UN announced […]

  • Egypt MPs ask the government ‘not to export problems to the president and parliament’

    Egypt MPs ask the government ‘not to export problems to the president and parliament’

    In an opening procedural session on Tuesday, Egypt MPs said Egypt is facing a hostile campaign aimed at destabilising the country and spreading chaos, and that all should join shoulders at this critical stage to stand up to this campaign. Parliament speaker Ali Abdel-Aal said “Egypt is living in a volatile region and that some […]

  • Egypt will confront terrorism and all those who support it, says Sisi

    Egypt will confront terrorism and all those who support it, says Sisi

    Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El Sisi has said that the country will continue fighting terrorism and all those who stand by it, during a meeting on Tuesday with top state officials. The meeting included Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, Minister of Defence Mohamed Zaki, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, Minister of Interior Mahmoud Tawfik, the chief of General […]

  • Hamdan bin Zayed meets US Charge d’Affaires

    Hamdan bin Zayed meets US Charge d’Affaires

    H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in Al Dhafra Region, and Steven C. Bondy, Chargé d’Affaires in US Embassy discussed the prospects for enhancing relations between the two countries. The US diplomat hailed the log-standing relations binding the two countries and the growing stature boasted by the UAE at the global stage. […]