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Egypt - Politics
8/17/2022 3:39:51 PM
MPs said there are three scenarios following the resignation of the governor of the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) Tarek Amer on Wednesday.

World - Region
8/16/2022 3:17:22 PM
Iraq's finance minister resigned Tuesday, two government officials said, over the country's worst political crisis in years involving an influential Shiite cleric and his Iran-aligned rivals.

World - Region
8/14/2022 8:22:16 PM
Iraq's judiciary said Sunday it lacks the authority to dissolve parliament as demanded by populist Shiite Muslim cleric Moqtada Sadr, who is engaged in an escalating standoff with political rivals.

Egypt - Politics
8/14/2022 5:51:38 PM
Egypt's 48 years old industrialist Ahmed Samir, who replaced Nevine Gamae as the new Minister of Trade and Industry, resigned from the House of Representatives on Sunday.

World - Region
8/14/2022 12:05:07 PM
Weeks after followers of an influential cleric stormed parliament, Iraq's political crisis shows no signs of abating, despite rising public anger over a debilitating gridlock that has further weakened the country's caretaker government and its ability to provide basic services.

Egypt - Politics
8/13/2022 1:07:50 PM
Egypt's lower house of parliament – the House of Representatives – agreed Saturday to a cabinet reshuffle that compromises 13 ministerial portfolios following a call from the Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi earlier in the day to hold an extraordinary session for voting.

Egypt - Politics
8/12/2022 9:45:58 PM
Egypt's lower house of parliament – the House of Representatives – has called back its 596 members to convene in an extraordinary session on Saturday to look into an “urgent matter,” amid reports of a possible cabinet reshuffle.

Egypt - Society
8/11/2022 9:37:14 PM
The Egyptian parliament's Human Rights Committee slammed on Thursday foreign reports on the sudden death of a man detained by police in Alexandria, saying the reports are "unbalanced and politicised."

World - Region
8/10/2022 6:45:40 PM
Iraq's powerful Shia Muslim leader Moqtada Sadr on Wednesday called on the judiciary to dissolve parliament by the end of next week, urging his supporters to keep up a sit-in outside the legislature.

Egypt - Society
8/8/2022 5:22:14 PM
The government and parliament are “very serious” about putting an end to the construction offences that had run rampant in recent years, Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said on Monday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
8/5/2022 3:14:00 PM
Mass protests are filling the political vacuum following a 10-month political standoff in Iraq, Nermeen Al-Mufti reports from Baghdad.

World - Region
8/4/2022 5:07:22 PM
Iraqi Shia Muslim leader Moqtada Sadr is calling for elections, months after polls failed to lead to an agreement on a new government, prime minister and president.

World - Region
8/3/2022 9:07:54 PM
Powerful Shia leader Moqtada Sadr, whose bloc won the most seats in Iraq's elections last year, demanded Wednesday that parliament be dissolved and new elections be called.

World - Region
8/3/2022 2:54:00 PM
Thousands of Iraqi protesters have occupied the parliament in Baghdad's Green Zone for the past five days, the latest political turmoil to strike the war-scarred country.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
8/2/2022 9:10:27 PM
For the second time in a week, on Saturday, protesters stormed the Iraqi parliament in Baghdad, breaching the high-security Green Zone. More than 120 people were injured.

World - Region
8/2/2022 6:45:00 PM
Kuwait officially dissolved parliament in an Amiri decree issued on Tuesday, according to the Kuwait News Agency (KUNA).

World - Region
8/1/2022 6:42:25 PM
Hundreds took to Baghdad streets on Monday in a counter-protest planned by Iran-backed groups and Shiite political rivals against an influential cleric whose followers stormed the parliament building over the weekend and are staging a sin-in there.

Business - Economy
8/1/2022 5:52:33 PM
The current negotiations between the Egyptian government and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) over a new loan are now taking a “serious turn,” Fakhri El-Fiqi, head of Egypt's House of Representatives' Budget Committee, said on Sunday evening.

World - Region
7/31/2022 2:30:24 PM
Hundreds of followers of powerful Iraqi Shiite preacher Moqtada Sadr camped at the country's parliament Sunday for a second day, protesting against corruption and political mismanagement.

World - Africa
7/31/2022 2:15:09 PM
Senegal on Sunday voted in parliamentary elections the opposition hopes will force a coalition with President Macky Sall and curb any ambitions he may hold for a third term.

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