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News and updates about Egyptian Parliament

Egypt's parliament votes to extend Sisi's presidency

Egypt's parliament votes to extend Sisi's presidency

Egypt's parliament gives preliminary approval to constitutional changes that would allow Sisi to stay in power after his second term ends.

Egyptian parliament advances proposal to extend Sisi's rule

Egyptian parliament advances proposal to extend Sisi's rule

Egypt's parliament advances proposal to amend constitution in a way that could allow President Sisi to stay in office beyond 2022.

Egypt extends state of emergency

Egypt extends state of emergency

Egypt's parliament approves extension of nationwide state of emergency until the end of September.

Sadat's nephew expelled from Egyptian parliament

Sadat's nephew expelled from Egyptian parliament

Nephew of Egyptian President who signed peace treaty with Israel expelled from parliament.

Sacked Egyptian MP apologizes for hosting Israeli ambassador

Egyptian MP apologizes for hosting Israeli envoy

Tawfik Okasha, who was dismissed for hosting Israel's ambassador, says the move was "in good faith".

Egypt's parliament sacks MP who met Israeli envoy

Egypt's parliament sacks MP who met Israeli envoy

Tawfik Okasha dismissed from parliament following his meeting with Israel's ambassador to Egypt.

Egypt MP who met Israeli envoy suspended for 10 sessions

Egypt MP who met Israeli envoy suspended

Egypt's parliament suspends Tawfik Okasha, who met Israel's ambassador, for insulting the speaker of the house.

Egyptian MPs demand sanctions for MP who met Israeli envoy

Egyptian MPs want sanctions for MP who met Israeli

Group of Egyptian parliamentarians ask that MP who met Israel's Ambassador to Egypt be sanctioned.

Egypt's parliament meets, elects new speaker

Egypt's parliament meets, elects new speaker

Egypt's parliament meets for the first time since 2012, when an Islamist-led parliament was dissolved.

Egyptian parliament to convene for first time in three years

Egyptian parliament to convene January 10

Egyptian President calls for parliament to convene in January following recent legislative election.

Egypt's Interim President Dissolves Parliament

Egypt's Interim President Dissolves Parliament

Adly el-Mansour, the interim Egyptian head of state, dissolves the Islamist parliament by decree.

Egyptian Military Council Warns New Islamist President

Egypt's Military Council Warns Islamist President

Egypt's Supreme Military Council has reminded the new president-elect, Mohamed Mursi, of its own powerful position in the country.

 Egypt Begins Next Round of Elections - for Shura Council

Egypt Begins Elections for Shura Council

Egyptians trudged back to the polls again Sunday, this time to elect representatives to the Upper House of Parliament - the Shura Council.