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World - International
4/6/2023 10:35:47 AM
China deployed warships through waters around Taiwan on Thursday as it vowed a "firm and forceful" response to the island's president meeting US House Speaker Kevin McCarthy.

World - International
4/5/2023 11:08:54 AM
US House Speaker Kevin McCarthy sits down with Taiwan's president on Wednesday for a highly symbolic meeting in California that has already prompted outrage and dire warnings from China.

World - International
3/29/2023 11:57:05 PM
Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen arrived in New York Wednesday for a visit that has triggered threats of reprisal by China if she meets with House speaker Kevin McCarthy -- and US warnings for Beijing not to overreact.

World - International
3/29/2023 11:27:13 AM
China vowed on Wednesday to "fight back" should Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen meet the US House speaker during a trip to the United States.

World - International
1/7/2023 9:47:07 AM
Republican favorite Kevin McCarthy was named speaker of the US House of Representatives on Saturday as he quelled a fierce rebellion among his party's ranks that had paralyzed the lower chamber of Congress for days.

World - International
1/4/2023 11:28:00 AM
Voting for a new leader of the US House of Representatives is expected to resume on Wednesday, a day after Congress was plunged into disarray when renegade right-wing Republicans blocked favorite Kevin McCarthy from becoming speaker in a series of humiliating votes.

World - International
11/17/2022 7:32:02 PM
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that she will not seek a leadership position in the new Congress, a pivotal realignment making way for a new generation of leaders after Democrats lost control of the House to Republicans in the midterm elections.

World - International
11/13/2022 6:41:26 PM
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday that Democrats still "have a chance to win" control of the lower chamber after the party's stunning victory in the Senate, though Republicans remain favored.

World - International
11/10/2022 5:10:23 PM
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said at UN climate talks in Egypt on Thursday that she hopes Republicans will cooperate in the fight against global warming regardless of the outcome of midterm elections.

Egypt - Politics
10/25/2022 3:18:16 PM
The Education Committee affiliated with Egypt's parliament – the House of Representatives – will hold hearing sessions in the coming days to discuss Education Minister Reda Hegazi's decision to license private tutoring centres, said House speaker Hanafy El-Gebaly.

Egypt - Politics
9/15/2022 5:59:56 PM
Egypt is adopting a culturally appropriate formula of democracy based on fair representation of all society's forces in parliament while also achieving social justice and sustainable economic development at the same time, said Egyptian Speaker of the House of Representatives Hanafy El-Gebaly on Thursday.

World - Region
9/7/2022 5:58:13 PM
A group of French lawmakers landed in Taiwan on Wednesday, the first high-level European delegation since China conducted huge war drills to protest a visit to the island by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

World - International
8/28/2022 9:33:43 AM
The US Navy sailed two warships through the Taiwan Strait on Sunday, in the first such transit publicized since U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Taiwan earlier in August, at a time when tensions have kept the waterway particularly busy.

World - International
8/25/2022 10:57:21 PM
US Sen. Marsha Blackburn arrived in Taiwan on Thursday, in the second visit by members of Congress since House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's trip earlier this month sharply raised tensions with China.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
8/16/2022 6:24:31 PM
In the wake of the visit by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan, Washington must prove to Beijing that it will uphold the One China Policy, writes Hussein Haridy

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
8/16/2022 10:25:10 AM
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday accused Washington of seeking to prolong the conflict in Ukraine and of fuelling conflicts elsewhere in the world, including with the visit of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan.

World - International
8/15/2022 10:03:26 AM
China said Monday it had organised fresh military drills around Taiwan, as a delegation of visiting United States lawmakers were set to meet the island's leader just weeks after a similar trip by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi heightened fears of conflict.

World - International
8/14/2022 9:06:15 PM
A US congressional delegation arrived in Taiwan on Sunday, officials said, days after China held military drills around the island in retaliation for US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit.

World - International
8/14/2022 3:19:57 PM
A delegation of American lawmakers is visiting Taiwan just 12 days after a visit by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that angered China.

World - International
8/7/2022 11:41:32 AM
China's largest-ever military exercises surrounding Taiwan were drawing to a close on Sunday following a controversial visit last week to the self-ruled island by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

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