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World - Region
1/24/2022 5:54:07 PM
Lebanon's former Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri announced Monday he was suspending his work in politics and will not run in forthcoming elections, calling on the "Future Movement" to follow suit and not to run for parliamentary elections scheduled in May.

World - Region
1/24/2022 9:46:21 AM
Italy's parliament begins voting Monday for a new president, with Prime Minister Mario Draghi the favourite but far from guaranteed in a race that risks destabilising the government.

World - Region
1/24/2022 9:00:00 AM
Libya's interim Prime Minister Abdulhamid Dbeibah on Sunday called for a constitution to be established before holding delayed presidential and parliamentary elections.

Egypt - Politics
1/24/2022 12:00:00 AM
Egypt’s Parliament – the House of Representatives – approved on Sunday a draft law aiming to allow the Arab Union Company for Land Transport ‘Super Jet’ to obtain an EGP 800 million loan from a number of Egyptian banks under guarantees provided by Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait.

Egypt - Politics
1/23/2022 1:18:18 PM
Following a two-week holiday, Egypt's House of Representatives, the lower chamber of parliament, will reconvene on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday to discuss a new legislative agenda.

World - International
1/20/2022 9:29:17 PM
Austria's parliament voted Thursday to introduce a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for adults from Feb. 1, the first of its kind in Europe, with maximum potential fines of up to 3,600 euros ($4,000) for people who don't comply after a series of reminders.

World - Region
1/18/2022 11:49:11 AM
As Iraq's Shia leaders jostle to secure a majority in the newly-elected parliament, Sunni and Kurdish minorities have been caught up in a spate of warning grenade attacks, analysts say.

World - Region
1/16/2022 10:25:22 PM
The Arab Parliament (AP) has condemned Houthi terrorist militia’s attacks on a hospital in Yemen's southwestern city of Taiz, causing damage and panic among staffers and patients.

Egypt - Politics
1/15/2022 5:12:37 PM
Tarek Radwan, head of Egyptian parliament's Human Rights Committee, launched a scathing attack against the New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW), accusing it of repeatedly publishing false reports about the situation of human rights in Egypt.

World - Region
1/13/2022 11:19:22 PM
Thousands of Israeli nationalists staged a protest Thursday outside the parliament building in Jerusalem, urging the government not to demolish a West Bank settlement outpost.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
1/11/2022 9:52:53 PM
After last year’s postponement of Libya’s parliamentary and presidential elections, a new roadmap for the country may now be the only way forward, writes Kamel Abdallah

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
1/11/2022 9:50:53 PM
Iraq’s new parliament met last Sunday and took faltering steps towards the formation of a new government, writes Nermeen Al-Mufti in Baghdad

World - Africa
1/11/2022 3:44:58 PM
A South African court charged a man suspected of starting a devastating fire that gutted South Africa's parliament with terrorism, adding to robbery and arson accusations, as he made his second appearance in court on Tuesday.

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.

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