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Al-Ahram Weekly
Collision over corruptionEgypt’s newly elected parliament, or the House of Representatives, and the judi
Collision over corruption
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
Egypt’s newly elected parliament, or the House of Representatives, and the judicial authority were on a collision course this week. Just a few days after voting down a controversial civil service law — much to the chagrin of President Abdel-Fattah... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
House rulesBahaaeddin Abu Shukka, secretary-general of the Wafd Party and chairman of the
House rules
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
Bahaaeddin Abu Shukka, secretary-general of the Wafd Party and chairman of the 25-member committee in charge of amending the House of Representatives’ internal regulations, says the committee has finished its work and a draft of bylaws will be ready... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Policing parliamenta two-week holiday, Egypt’s new parliament — the House of Representatives — beg
Policing parliament
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 8 days ago
a two-week holiday, Egypt’s new parliament — the House of Representatives — begins grappling with a host of controversial issues on Sunday. Amending internal bylaws is likely to be allocated the lion’s share of debates now that the 25-member... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Parliamentary oversightsubmitted their proposals to change current regulations, according to Bahaaeddi
Parliamentary oversight
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 16 days ago
submitted their proposals to change current regulations, according to Bahaaeddin Abu Shuka, secretary-general of the liberal Wafd Party and an appointed MP. On 21 January a majority of MPs voted to form a 25-member committee to reinforce the... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Parliamentary watchdogMPs voted in favour of forming an ad hoc parliamentary committee to investigate
Parliamentary watchdog
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 23 days ago
MPs voted in favour of forming an ad hoc parliamentary committee to investigate claims by Hisham Geneina, head of the Central Auditing Agency, that corruption in public and government circles resulted in the loss of LE600 billion in state revenues... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Parliamentary precedentsOn Sunday and Monday the newly elected House of Representatives elected a speak
Parliamentary precedents
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 30 days ago
On Sunday and Monday the newly elected House of Representatives elected a speaker and two deputies. The stormy inaugural sessions offered a taste of what will happen when parliament starts its real work, debating reviews of the 341 presidential... Read more

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