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#Egyptian citizenship

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi ratified amendments to the Egyptian Nationality Law of 1975 on May 31, allowing foreign nationals (adults and minors) born in Egypt or born to a parent with Egyptian origin to become citizens. Prior to the changes, children only acquired the nationality if they were born to Egyptian fathers, not mothers. The law will be changed to grant equal rights to children born to non-Egyptian and Egyptian mothers in accordance with international human rights agreements, including the…