Ministry of Justice (Egypt)

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Arab Republic of Egypt
Ministry of Justice
Coat of arms of Egypt (Official).svg
Agency overview
Jurisdiction Egypt Egypt
Headquarters Cairo
Agency executive
  • Mohamed Hossam Abdel-Rahim, Minister

The Ministry of Justice is the justice ministry of the government of Egypt. Its headquarters are in Cairo.


On 17 June 2014 Mahfouz Saber was appointed Minister of Justice.[1]

On 20 May 2015 Ahmed El-Zend was appointed as Minister of Justice[2] and was reappointed on 19 September 2015 but[3] on 14 March 2016, he was removed from his post, by Egyptian Prime Minister, Sherif Ismail, for making controversial comments. [4]

On 23 March Mohamed Hossam Abdel-Rahim was named Minister of Justice.[5]

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  1. ^ "BREAKING: New government swears in". The Cairo Post. June 17, 2014. 
  2. ^ Samaan, Magdy (May 20, 2015). "Egypt's new justice minister called for hardline Sharia". The Telegraph. 
  3. ^ "Egypt's new Cabinet: What changed and what didn't?". Mada Masr. 19 September 2015. 
  4. ^ "Egypt dismisses minister after 'prophet' comments". Al Jazeera. 14 March 2016. Retrieved 14 March 2016. 
  5. ^ "Who's who: Meet Egypt's 10 new ministers in Sherif Ismail's cabinet". Ahram Online. March 23, 2016. 

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