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World - International
1/11/2022 11:08:07 AM
David Sassoli, the Italian journalist who worked his way up in politics while defending the downtrodden and repressed to become president of the European Union's parliament, died at a hospital in Italy early Tuesday, his spokesperson said.

World - Region
1/9/2022 3:41:24 PM
Iraq's new parliament held its first session on Sunday, nearly three months after Iraqis voted in a general election whose results have been contested by powerful Iran-backed factions.

World - Africa
1/9/2022 2:13:18 PM
At least five people, including a diver, have been killed in flash flooding from torrential heavy rains in South Africa's Eastern Cape province, a senior regional official said Sunday.

Egypt - Politics
1/5/2022 5:47:20 PM
Egypt's parliament approved on Wednesday three laws related to economic activities; namely on regulating and promoting the use of financial technology (FinTech) in non-banking financial activities, allowing the finance ministry to transfer money from private funds and accounts into the state treasury, and setting up a renewable energy development authority.

Business - Economy
1/4/2022 7:06:50 PM
Egypt's parliament – the House of Representatives – provisionally approved Tuesday a new government-drafted "General Unified Planning" Law that aims to streamline the process of preparing the country's economic policies and engage the private sector in economic development projects.

Egypt - Politics
1/3/2022 8:41:39 PM
Egypt’s parliament – the House of Representatives – will reconvene on Tuesday and Wednesday to discuss a new legislative agenda, on top of which is a ‘General Unified Planning Law’ that aims to streamline the country’s economic policies and engage the private sector in the country’s economic development.

World - Africa
1/3/2022 1:52:42 PM
A fire that ravaged part of South Africa's parliament, engulfing the National Assembly and threatening national treasures, has been brought under control, firefighters said on Monday, as police charged a suspect with starting the blaze.

World - Africa
1/2/2022 9:41:08 AM
Firefighters are battling a blaze at South Africa's national Parliament Building in Cape Town, an official confirmed Sunday.

World - Region
1/1/2022 8:59:28 PM
Appeals mounted Saturday for word on the whereabouts of detained Tunisian politician Noureddine Bhiri, a leader of the Islamist-inspired Ennahdha party, the largest in the North African country's suspended parliament.

Egypt - Politics
12/31/2021 6:11:00 PM
Egypt’s 596-seat House of Representatives issued a report on Thursday detailing their legislative and supervisory achievements in 2021. The 300-seat Senate also issued ts report.

World - Region
12/30/2021 1:32:44 PM
Iraq's parliament will open on January 9 for its first session since lawmakers were elected in an October vote won by Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr, President Barham Saleh said Thursday.

World - International
12/30/2021 10:33:56 AM
Australia's former parliament building caught fire during a rights protest Thursday, officials said, with the flames causing limited damage.

World - Region
12/29/2021 5:18:20 PM
The winner of Iraq's October parliamentary election, Shiite Muslim cleric Moqtada Sadr, met Wednesday with rivals from the pro-Iran Hashed al-Shaabi former paramilitary alliance ahead of the opening of parliament.

Egypt - Society
12/29/2021 4:56:12 PM
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi hs ratified the parliament decision to reconstitute the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR).

World - Region
12/28/2021 7:33:42 PM
A Jordanian parliament session debating constitutional reforms saw verbal altercations that turned into scuffles between some deputies on Tuesday.

World - Region
12/27/2021 8:38:06 PM
Libya's parliament on Monday refused to fix a date for presidential elections meant to have taken place last week, leaving question marks over the fate of the poll.

Egypt - Politics
12/27/2021 5:28:12 PM
Egypt's parliament approved Monday amending three laws that regulate the Renewable Energy Authority, universities, and the Academy of Arts.

World - Region
12/27/2021 3:17:54 PM
Iraq's top court on Monday rejected an appeal filed by Iran-backed factions contesting the results of country's parliamentary elections held in October. The development marked another boost for an influential Shiite cleric who had been confirmed as the winner of the vote.

World - Region
12/26/2021 9:44:00 PM
The Foreign Affairs Committee of the Libyan House of Representatives called on all sides on Sunday to contribute to creating an appropriate atmosphere for presidential and parliamentary elections and to refrain from media escalation or attempts to foment internal seditions.

Egypt - Politics
12/26/2021 6:34:00 PM
A legislative amendment granting the Union of Syndicates of Acting, Cinema, and Musical Professions judicial powers to crack down on "substandard singers" and punish those who practice without a license was rejected by Egypt's House of Representatives on Sunday.

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