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World - Region
5/24/2022 12:09:14 PM
Israeli authorities said Tuesday they have foiled a wide-ranging plot by Palestinian militant Hamas group to shoot a member of parliament, kidnap soldiers and bomb Jerusalem's light rail system during a surge of violence that has left dozens dead in recent weeks.

Egypt - Politics
5/23/2022 6:08:30 PM
Egypt’s parliament — the House of Representatives — gave the final thumbs up in a plenary session on Monday for a €250-million-loan agreement between Egypt and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

Egypt - Politics
5/22/2022 7:30:09 PM
Egypt's House of Representatives – the lower house of parliament – gave preliminary approval Sunday to two bills on money laundering and pilgrimage visas, with final approval postponed to an upcoming session.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
5/21/2022 9:39:51 PM
Hanafy El-Gebaly, the speaker of the House of Representatives, launched a scathing attack against Israel, accusing it of implementing "wicked schemes" to abolish the Arab character of Jerusalem and tamper with its religious holy sites.

Egypt - Politics
5/21/2022 6:42:45 PM
Egypt's House of Representatives – the lower house of parliament – will reconvene this week to hold plenary sessions on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday.

World - Region
5/19/2022 12:39:04 PM
When Firas Hamdan was injured at a protest near Lebanon's parliament two years ago, the then activist never imagined he would one day return as a lawmaker.

World - Region
5/18/2022 2:05:30 PM
Hezbollah's opponents might rejoice at their loss of majority in parliament but Lebanon's packed political calendar now sets the stage for protracted deadlocks at best or violence at worst.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
5/18/2022 10:15:00 AM
In a surprise result in Sunday’s elections, the Lebanese Shia group Hizbullah lost its majority in Lebanon’s parliament.

World - Region
5/17/2022 11:40:00 AM
Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group and its allies have lost the parliament majority they had held since 2018, according to final results from the Lebanese elections released Tuesday. Hezbollah's most vocal opponents and more than a dozen independents have made gains, the results show.

World - International
5/16/2022 6:40:42 PM
French Prime Minister Jean Castex resigned Monday in an expected move after the reelection last month of centrist President Emmanuel Macron, who quickly named a replacement.

Egypt - Politics
5/16/2022 6:01:12 PM
Member of Parliament (MP) Mostafa Salem — deputy chairperson of the Egyptian Parliament’s Budget Committee — revealed on Monday that the committee will be mobilised this week to discuss and review the new FY2022/23 budget and development plan with members of the Cabinet.

Egypt - Politics
5/16/2022 3:07:32 PM
The House of Representatives' Legislative and Constitutional Affairs Committee approved in a meeting on Sunday evening a set of government-drafted amendments to the Anti-Money Laundering Law 80/2002.

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.

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