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World - Region
7/20/2023 6:00:07 PM
An Israeli parliamentary committee has adopted a key clause of the hard-right government's controversial judicial reforms, a statement said Thursday, as protests intensified ahead of final votes on the bill.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
7/19/2023 2:34:30 PM
Egypt’s Strategy for Human Rights was the focus of talks between Egyptian MPs and European Union (EU) Special Representative for Human Rights Eamon Gilmore in Brussels on Tuesday.

World - International
6/30/2023 12:50:05 PM
A British minister resigned on Friday, a day after he was named in a report by MPs who condemned a campaign of abuse directed by supporters of former prime minister Boris Johnson.

World - International
6/19/2023 2:38:10 PM
British MPs will cast their judgment on Monday on a damning report that found ex-prime minister Boris Johnson lied to parliament about lockdown-breaking parties.

World - Region
6/14/2023 10:49:28 AM
Lawmakers in crisis-hit Lebanon on Wednesday will make a 12th attempt to elect a new president, but bitter divisions between the powerful Iran-backed Hezbollah and its opponents are expected to mar the vote.

World - International
6/11/2023 1:26:19 PM
UK opposition leader Keir Starmer on Sunday demanded a general election as three MPs from the ruling Conservative Party, including Boris Johnson, quit parliament following a probe into Covid lockdown-breaking parties.

World - Region
6/4/2023 9:31:10 PM
Lebanese lawmakers on Sunday nominated Jihad Azour, an International Monetary Fund regional director and former minister, for president, with the position still vacant for seven months because of political turmoil.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
6/1/2023 12:28:00 AM
Egypt’s parliament has approved a new package of tax reforms aimed at increasing revenues.

Business - Economy
5/12/2023 4:21:56 PM
Egypt's Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait was in the hot seat on Wednesday and Thursday to respond to attacks he faced from MPs on what what they perceived as an "alarming increase in debt service costs and a widening of the budget deficit."

World - Region
4/30/2023 7:30:36 PM
Iran's parliament voted in an impeachment session on Sunday to remove the industry minister amid soaring prices as the Islamic Republic's economy reels under the pressure of international sanctions.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
4/11/2023 4:25:23 PM
A number of Egyptian MPs have called for breaking diplomatic ties with Israel following its “barbaric” attacks on Palestinians worshippers in Jerusalem and deadly airstrikes on the Gaza Strip.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/27/2023 5:23:15 PM
Members of Egypt's House of Representatives teamed up on Monday to demand that Syria regain its seat in the Arab League.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
2/3/2023 8:27:00 PM
Transport Minister Kamel Al-Wazir responded to wide-ranging questions from MPs on his policy of borrowing to buy trains from Spain and Russia, reports Gamal Essam El-Din

Egypt - Politics
1/29/2023 7:21:17 PM
MPs approved Sunday an agreement that allows Egypt to officially join the new Development Bank to be set up by the BRICS economic group which includes Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
1/24/2023 11:27:00 AM
The House of Representatives devoted its session on Monday to discussing and approving foreign agreements.

World - Region
1/20/2023 5:40:03 PM
Two independent Lebanese lawmakers who spent the night in parliament vowed Friday to stay until MPs elect a new president, as political deadlock hobbles the country already in deep economic crisis.

World - International
1/9/2023 1:29:42 PM
China Monday invoked Germany's "painful" history in slamming a Taiwan visit by a high-ranking parliamentary delegation from Berlin, in an apparent reference to the country's wartime record.

Egypt - Politics
1/4/2023 3:35:05 PM
​Egypt's Minister of Supply and Internal Trade Ali Moselhy dismissed calls by MPs to impose price controls on all basic commodities to contain soaring food prices.

Egypt - Politics
12/18/2022 6:29:07 PM
Egyptian MPs voted Sunday in favour of a new bill allowing local banks and authorities to exchange tax information with member countries of the Global Forum for Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes.

World - International
12/10/2022 6:02:37 PM
The arrest of a European Parliament vice-president and four others linked to a corruption probe implicating World Cup hosts Qatar sparked calls Saturday for the bloc's MPs to be held to higher standards.

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