Nashat Hamdy

Egypt extends state of emergency as roadside explosion kills three policemen

Jul 04 2017

CAIRO/ISMAILIA, Egypt Egypt's parliament on Tuesday approved an extension of a nationwide state of emergency until the end of September as a police officer and two conscripts were killed by a roadside bomb in the Sinai where Egypt faces an Islamist insurgency.

Egypt's parliament approves Red Sea islands transfer to Saudi Arabia

Jun 14 2017

CAIRO Egypt's parliament on Wednesday backed plans to hand over two uninhabited Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia under an agreement that has attracted widespread public criticism.

Egypt's parliament expels lawmaker critical of human rights record

Feb 27 2017

CAIRO Egypt's parliament on Monday kicked out a prominent legislator with a reputation for being critical of the government because he allegedly "belittled" the assembly in correspondence with foreign organizations.

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