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MP referred to ethics committee over reform initiative calling for Sisi’s early departure from office
Parliament was quick to take official action against Tantawi for the initiative.
New NGO law criticized as mere cosmetic change
Rana Mamdouh | In a statement, 10 rights groups rejected the new law. Others viewed it as a qualified victory.
‘The hall is not with you’: Speaker Abdel Aal battles internal opposition on multiple fronts
Amina Hussein and Rana Mamdouh | Egypt’s domineering speaker of parliament is facing stiff internal opposition on multiple fronts
National dialogue on constitutional amendments includes no opposition voices
Randa Mostafa | Figures selected to take part in the national dialogue appear to have been hand-picked
‘External pressure’ on Parliament prevents removal of convicted MPs, blocks implementation of corruption verdicts
Sources state that external pressure is the cause of the many delays to revoke MPs memberships
On Egypt’s proposed Senate: A constitution reversed
Mohamed Hamama | The amendments propose a 2nd parliamentary chamber that's just like the abolished Shura Council
Daily COVID-19 roundup: June 17
Parliament will discuss a pay hike for doctors but problems "can't be fixed in a single year"
Parliament advances constitutional amendments by overwhelming majority, opposition speaks out
485 out of 596 lawmakers in Egypt's Parliament voted in favor of amending the Constitution
Constitutional amendments submitted to Parliament could allow Sisi to stay in power until 2034
If passed, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi would be able to run for two further six-year terms
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Parliament’s General Committee approves request to amend Constitution
Egypt Parliament condemns European Parliament resolution on rights violations
Italy’s Chamber of Deputies to cut ties with Egyptian Parliament over Regeni murder investigation
Ministers’ objections prompt government to propose amendments to salaries law
Ministers and governors to receive maximum legal salary
Parliament raises income tax exemption limit
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