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World - Region
12/24/2021 5:38:33 PM
Several Libyan parliamentary candidates called for nationwide protests over the cancellation of a long-awaited presidential election, a blow to hopes to end a decade of chaos in the oil-rich North African country.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
12/23/2021 6:50:32 PM
Speaker of Bahrain’s Council of Representatives Fawzia bint Abdulla Zainal lauded Egypt as a main pillar of security and stability in the Arab world in a meeting with President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi on Thursday in Cairo.

World - Region
12/23/2021 3:04:29 PM
Israeli lawmaker Aryeh Deri has signed a plea deal over tax offenses that will see him resign from parliament, the country's Justice Ministry said Thursday.

World - Region
12/22/2021 12:19:02 PM
A Libyan parliamentary committee said Wednesday that it has become ``impossible'' to hold a long-awaited presidential vote in two days as scheduled, in a major blow to international efforts to end a decade of chaos in the North African country.

Egypt - Politics
12/20/2021 6:51:55 PM
The Senate – Egypt's consultative upper house – devoted a full session on Monday to discussing the impact of climate change on Alexandria and the country's Mediterranean coast following a warning from British PM Boris Johnson that Alexandria could disappear.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
12/18/2021 5:58:00 PM
For Cairo, elections in Libya are about stability and security, and not a deadline to meet.

Egypt - Politics
12/14/2021 9:46:18 PM
Egypt's parliament approved Tuesday amendments to the added value tax (67/2016) to exempt a number of industrial and investment activities from the VAT tax.

Egypt - Politics
12/14/2021 7:01:11 PM
Egypt's parliament – the House of Representatives – decided to postpone the discussion of three laws imposing sweeping tax hikes on a number of goods and services. A large number of MPs warned that the new hikes will exert financial pressure on citizens because they come at time the coronavirus is hitting their everyday life hard.

World - Region
12/14/2021 3:26:07 PM
Opponents of Tunisian President Kais Saied on Tuesday slammed his decision to extend a months-long suspension of parliament, accusing him of dealing another blow to the country's nascent democracy.

World - Region
12/13/2021 10:51:06 PM
Tunisia's President Kais Saied said Monday that parliament, suspended almost five months ago, would remain so until elections he set for December 2022, and called a July referendum on constitutional reforms.

World - Region
12/13/2021 4:03:40 PM
A case filed by the Hashed al-Shaabi former paramilitary alliance contesting its defeat in Iraq's October 10 parliamentary election opened in a federal court on Monday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
12/12/2021 5:32:12 PM
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and Serbian Parliament Speaker Ivica Dacic discussed ways to enhance bilateral relations in the fields of health, energy and tourism, as well as military cooperation, during a meeting in Cairo on Sunday.

World - Region
12/12/2021 2:47:12 PM
An Israeli parliamentary committee voted Sunday to stop providing personal security for former prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife and adult sons, six months after the longtime leader was ousted from power.

World - Region
12/11/2021 4:51:17 PM
Palestinians took part in rare municipal elections across the occupied West Bank on Saturday, following months of simmering anger towards their government and the cancellation of promised parliamentary and presidential elections earlier this year.

Egypt - Politics
12/11/2021 3:24:24 PM
Egypt's parliament – the House of Representatives – will get down to business this week, grilling Minister of Education Tarek Shawki Tuesday over the state of education in the country.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
12/9/2021 9:40:00 PM
Egypt’s record on human rights and democracy took centre stage during Parliamentary Speaker Hanafi Gibali’s visits to Belgium and Spain.

World - International
12/8/2021 12:13:22 PM
Germany's parliament has elected Olaf Scholz as the country's ninth post-World War II chancellor, opening a new era for the European Union's most populous nation after Angela Merkel's 16-year tenure.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
12/7/2021 9:15:03 PM
With presidential and parliamentary elections in Libya fast approaching, there are growing fears that their results will lead to fresh controversies, writes Ahmed Eleiba

Egypt - Politics
12/2/2021 7:41:06 PM
Egypt's Speaker of Parliament Hanafy Gebaly and his Belgian counterpart Eliane Tilieux met in Brussels on Thursday to discuss strengthening relations between Egypt and Belgium.

Egypt - Politics
12/1/2021 12:10:40 PM
The House of Representatives approved on Tuesday a number of amendments to a draft law submitted by the cabinet that aims to to give public institutions greater incentives to set up more non-profit universities.

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