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  • Parl't to consider extension of state of emergency Sunday

    Date: 2018-06-23 22:30:42 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:71 - ID:7456638

    CAIRO, June 23 (MENA) - The House of Representatives will consider on Sunday a presidential decree concerning extending the state of emergency for additional three months, starting from July 14, 2018. In its scheduled session, the house will ....

  • New meetings on Renaissance Dam kick off in Khartoum

    Date: 2018-06-23 22:14:09 GMT - Sudan - Egypt - SN:70 - ID:7456633

    KHARTOUM, June 23 (MENA) - A joint technical team from Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia on Saturday launched its meetings in Khartoum over options and strategies for filling the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam lake. The two-day meetings are due to mull ....

  • Sisi issues delegates some of his powers to PM

    Date: 2018-06-23 21:25:49 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:67 - ID:7456587

    CAIRO, June 23 (MENA) - President Abdel Fattah El Sisi issued on Saturday a presidential decree no. 279 of 2018 on delegating some of his powers to the prime minister. The powers include the protecting of property and artifacts, granting bonuses ....

  • Sisi approves amendments to income tax law

    Date: 2018-06-23 20:42:04 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:65 - ID:7456569

    CAIRO, June 23 (MENA) - President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Saturday approved Law No. 97 of 2018 amending Income Tax Law No. 91 of 2005. Under the amended law the first bracket, those with an annual income of EGP 8,000 or less, will be exempted ....

  • Sisi approves new pensions law

    Date: 2018-06-23 20:27:41 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:64 - ID:7456556

    CAIRO, June 23 (MENA) - President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Saturday signed decree No.99 of 2018, approving a law issued by the House of Representatives to raise pensions by 15 percent as of July 1, 2018, with a minimum increase of EGP 150. The ....

  • SCM chief says attacks on Kaaba threaten Arab security

    Date: 2018-06-23 19:45:00 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Egypt - SN:62 - ID:7456370

    JEDDAH, June 23 (MENA) - President of the Supreme Council for Media Regulation (SCM) Makram Mohamed Ahmed described the Saudi position in Yemen as defensive, stressing that Houthi attacks on the Kaaba represent a threat to the Arab national ....

  • Sisi approves granting state employees two allowances

    Date: 2018-06-23 19:42:32 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:61 - ID:7456524

    CAIRO, June 23 (MENA) - President Abdel Fattah El Sisi approved on Saturday a new allowance law after being passed by the House of Representatives. The new law will be applied starting from July 1, 2018. The law stipulates that all state ....

  • President Sisi ratifies law on raising military pensions

    Date: 2018-06-23 19:33:57 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:59 - ID:7456527

    CAIRO, June 23 (MENA) - President Abdel Fattah El Sisi ratified on Saturday a law no.98/2018 on raising military pensions, after it had been passed by the House of Representatives. Starting from 1/7/2018, the raise will be paid by 15 percent, ....

  • Cabinet mourns retired Gen. Baki Zaki Youssef

    Date: 2018-06-23 17:56:37 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:52 - ID:7456418

    CAIRO, June 23 (MENA) - The Cabinet on Saturday mourned late retired military engineer Baki Zaki Youssef, who developed the plan of using Suez Canal water in breaking the invincible "Bar Lev Line" sand wall in the 1973 War. In a statement, the ....

  • German delegation arrives in Cairo

    Date: 2018-06-23 15:39:58 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:41 - ID:7456221

    CAIRO, June 23 (MENA) - Mayor of German city of Frankfurt Peter Feldmann arrived in Cairo on Saturday, leading a high-level delegation of parliamentarians. The delegation is scheduled to meet with senior Egyptian officials. (MENA) Y Y E/A H E ....

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