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World - International
8/7/2022 10:38:25 PM
After 18 months of arduous negotiations and a marathon night of debate, the US Senate on Sunday passed Joe Biden's ambitious climate, tax and health care plan -- a significant victory for the president ahead of crucial midterm elections.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
8/4/2022 9:18:19 PM
The US Senate ratifies the entry of Sweden and Finland into NATO, strongly backing the expansion of the transatlantic military alliance in the face of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
8/3/2022 3:21:00 PM
The Senate is set to ratify NATO membership for Finland and Sweden, a crucial step toward swiftly expanding the Western military alliance with a show of U.S. support in response to Russia's war with Ukraine.

Business - Tech
7/27/2022 7:59:20 PM
A bill designed to encourage more semiconductor companies to build chip plants in the United States passed the Senate on Wednesday as lawmakers raced to finish work on a key priority of the Biden administration.

World - International
7/20/2022 9:21:11 PM
Italian Premier Mario Draghi won a confidence vote Wednesday in the Senate, but it was a hollow victory after boycotts by three of his key coalition allies in the voting virtually doomed any prospects for his unity government's survival.

Sports - World
7/13/2022 5:56:09 PM
A leading Liverpool fans' group has called for a "full apology from the French Government" after a French senate enquiry found organisational failings were to blame for the chaos that surrounded the Champions League final.

Sports - World
7/13/2022 2:34:12 PM
A French Senate enquiry into chaotic scenes at the Champions League final in May in Paris concluded Wednesday the problems were caused by a "string of dysfunctions" in the organisation, rather than Liverpool supporters as claimed by the government.

Egypt - Politics
7/4/2022 9:46:05 PM
The House of Representatives — the lower house of Egypt’s bicameral Parliament — approved on Sunday a number of legislative amendments to the law regulating the fund supporting disabled citizens (Law 200/2020) that was drafted and submitted by the Mostaqbal Watan Party, which holds a majority in the House.

World - International
6/30/2022 5:01:08 PM
President Joe Biden said Thursday that the Supreme Court's decision ending a constitutional right to abortion is ``destabilizing'' and that he supports changing Senate rules to codify nationwide abortion protections.

Egypt - Politics
5/30/2022 7:01:52 PM
The Russia-Ukraine crisis has led to Egypt’s projected growth rate being downgraded to 6 percent at the end of the current fiscal year and to an expected 5.7 percent in FY2022/23, Minister of Planning and Economic Development Hala El-Said said in a statement before the Senate – Egypt's consultative upper house.

Egypt - Politics
5/29/2022 5:31:50 PM
Minister of Supply and Internal Trade Ali Moselhi told the Senate on Sunday that Egypt is doing its best to achieve greater self-sufficiency in wheat production, aiming “to meet 65 percent of domestic needs by the year 2024.”

Egypt - Politics
5/28/2022 10:12:20 PM
The Senate – Egypt's consultative upper house of parliament – will reconvene this week to hold plenary sessions on Sunday and Monday.

World - International
5/27/2022 3:51:26 PM
Democrats' first attempt at responding to the back-to-back mass shootings in Buffalo, New York, and Uvalde, Texas, failed in the Senate as Republicans blocked a domestic terrorism bill that would have opened debate on difficult questions surrounding hate crimes and gun safety.

World - International
5/25/2022 8:07:04 PM
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer swiftly set in motion a pair of firearms background-check bills Wednesday in response to the school massacre in Texas. But the Democrat acknowledged Congress’ unyielding rejection of previous legislation to curb the national epidemic of gun violence.

World - International
5/17/2022 6:27:56 PM
Former President Donald Trump's winning streak in U.S. Senate primaries is on the line Tuesday as voters in five states cast their ballots in midterm elections.

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.”

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).

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
5/14/2022 8:55:07 PM
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and a delegation of GOP senators met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Kyiv during an unannounced visit Saturday, delivering the latest show of American solidarity with the country at war with Russia.

Egypt - Politics
5/7/2022 5:01:53 PM
Farid Zahran, an appointed member of the Egyptian Senate, was re-elected chairman of the leftist Egyptian Social Democratic Party on Friday.

Books - News
5/6/2022 5:43:50 PM
A second book by ``Hillbilly Elegy'' author and U.S. Senate candidate JD Vance that had been under contract with Harper has been called off, the publisher told The Associated Press Thursday.

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