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World - Region
5/16/2022 10:09:28 AM
Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group and its allies appear to have suffered some losses in this weekend's parliamentary elections, with their opponents gaining more seats and some of their traditional partners not making it into the legislature, early results showed Monday.

Business - Economy
5/15/2022 9:03:02 PM
Egypt's Minister of Agriculture El-Sayed El-Quseir announced Sunday that Egypt's agriculture sector has been able to absorb the shock of the coronavirus pandemic, and “as a result, the contribution of the agriculture sector to Egypt's GDP increased to more than 15 percent.”

World - Region
5/15/2022 4:30:11 PM
Lebanese voted for a new parliament Sunday against the backdrop of an economic meltdown that is transforming the country and low expectations that the election would significantly alter the political landscape.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Economy
5/15/2022 3:43:00 PM
The ministers of finance and planning presented a revised crisis budget to parliament this week.

Egypt - Politics
5/15/2022 12:13:57 PM
The Senate – Egypt's consultative upper house – will reconvene on Sunday to discuss a legislative amendment to the law regulating the fund for supporting disabled citizens (Law 200/2020) drafted and submitted by the parliamentary majority party of Mostaqbal Watan (The Nation's Future).

Egypt - Society
5/14/2022 3:44:41 PM
Egyptian parliament's 25 committees will hold a series of hearing sessions this week to discuss the country's new FY 2022/23 budget and socio-economic development plan.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
5/10/2022 9:08:48 PM
Next week’s parliamentary elections in Lebanon may not be enough to save the country from its many crises, writes Mohamed Qazzaz

World - International
5/9/2022 9:07:10 PM
Queen Elizabeth II will not attend the opening of Parliament on Tuesday amid ongoing mobility issues.

Egypt - Politics
5/9/2022 6:40:25 PM
The draft budget of 2022/23 needs further review and amendments, declared members of the parliamentary Economic Affairs Committee on Monday after concluding the initial reading.

Egypt - Politics
5/9/2022 5:45:00 PM
Egypt’s parliament – the House of Representatives – gave final approval on Monday to a legislative amendment allocating an additional EGP 6 billion to the FY 2021/22 budget.

World - Region
5/9/2022 11:54:45 AM
The government of Israel's embattled prime minister was limping on Monday into the opening of parliament's summer session on the verge of collapse.

World - Region
5/9/2022 11:17:07 AM
The turnout of Lebanese diaspora voting in 58 countries ahead of May 15 parliamentary elections was nearly 60 percent, officials said Monday, similar figures to the last polls in 2018.

Egypt - Politics
5/8/2022 5:04:11 PM
Hanafy El-Gebaly — speaker of Egypt’s House of Representatives — announced in a plenary session on Sunday that the government referred three new bills to the House that tackle money laundering activities, new budgetary allocations, and Haj (pilgrimage) visas.

World - Region
5/8/2022 1:25:43 PM
Thousands of Lebanese living in nearly 50 countries began early voting Sunday in the country's closely watched parliamentary elections, days after a similar vote was held in 10 predominantly Muslim nations.

Egypt - Politics
5/7/2022 6:33:52 PM
​Following a two-week holiday, Egypt’s lower house of Parliament — the House of Representatives — will get down to business this week by holding plenary sessions on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday.

World - International
5/4/2022 9:32:59 PM
France's left-of-centre parties on Wednesday reached an alliance deal for June parliamentary polls, aiming for a strong enough showing to hinder President Emmanuel Macron's controversial reform plans.

World - International
5/4/2022 3:21:44 PM
A British parliamentary committee scrutinizing draft online safety legislation has invited Elon Musk to discuss his plans to buy Twitter and the changes he's proposing for the social media platform.

War in Ukraine - Military
5/3/2022 2:58:56 PM
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Tuesday another £300 million ($376 mn, 358 mn euros) in UK military aid for Ukraine.

World - International
5/2/2022 3:14:53 PM
Victorious over his far-right rival in last month's presidential vote, centrist Emmanuel Macron now faces a gathering challenge from the left in France's upcoming legislative elections.

War in Ukraine - Military
4/28/2022 2:17:51 PM
The German parliament on Thursday voted in favour of providing Ukraine with heavy weapons, backing a shift in policy that came with the decision to send tanks to Kyiv earlier this week.

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