A group attached to the 50-member constitutional amendment committee has approved keeping the Shura Council as Egypt's upper house of parliament.
Board member stressed that the party is built on political - not religious - lines, stressing that the party welcomes Egyptian non-Muslim members into its fold.
In a religious country such as Egypt, despite atheism being a taboo highly frowned upon, atheists say their numbers are on the rise.
Army representatives in Egypt's constitution-amending body refuse to eliminate military trials for civilians.
A new wave of campaigns in Egypt call on army chief Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi to run in upcoming presidential elections.
Leading Muslim Brotherhood member in Suez Mohamed Mongy slapped with ten-year prison sentence by military court in Suez.
The 50-member constitutional committee is scheduled to issue a preliminary draft of the constitution before Eid al-Adha vacation in October.
Essam Sultan fined LE40,000 and ordered to pay LE30,000 damages for insulting and making 'baseless' corruption allegations against ex-PM Ahmed Shafiq.
Government will not dissolve Muslim Brotherhood until all litigation steps are exhausted.
Over 30 churches, 122 shops, and 51 houses belonging to Coptic Christians destroyed during Upper Egypt sectarian attacks, ECPPS reports.