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World - International
9/30/2023 3:14:02 PM
Voters in Slovakia cast ballots Saturday in an early parliamentary election that pits a populist former prime minister who campaigned on a pro-Russia and anti-American message against a liberal, pro-West newcomer.

Egypt - Politics
9/30/2023 11:10:29 AM
The House of Representatives will embark on its fourth legislative season with four procedural sessions on Sunday and Monday before tackling rising prices, criminal law, and other issues over the next nine months.

World - Africa
9/29/2023 12:31:04 PM
Voters in Eswatini, Africa's last absolute monarchy, cast their ballots on Friday for legislative elections that despite recent -- and deadly -- pro-democracy protests are unlikely to change the political scenery in the tightly controlled kingdom.

Egypt - Presidential Elections 2024
9/27/2023 6:46:22 PM
Hundreds of Egyptian MPs gathered at the House of Representatives' Pharaonic Hall on Tuesday and Wednesday to endorse President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi's expected bid to seek a third six-year presidential term.

World - War in Ukraine
9/27/2023 6:44:49 PM
Bulgaria's parliament on Wednesday decided to send aging, Soviet-era air-defense missile systems to Ukraine, its first such shipment to Kyiv from a country bitterly divided over the issue.

World - International
9/21/2023 6:51:25 PM
Pakistan’s election oversight body announced on Thursday that it will hold the next parliamentary elections in the last week of January, delaying the vote which was to be held in November under the constitution.

World - Region
9/16/2023 6:16:31 PM
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that Turkey may part ways with the European Union, implying that the country is thinking about ending its bid to join the 27-nation bloc.

World - Region
9/14/2023 12:16:48 PM
Tunisia has barred entry to a delegation from the European Parliament, after some EU lawmakers criticised a deal Brussels struck with Tunis to stem migration, officials said on Thursday.

World - Africa
9/11/2023 9:23:25 PM
Gabon's new ruler General Brice Oligui Nguema on Monday appointed former opposition leaders and stalwarts of the ousted regime to both houses of parliament.

Egypt - Presidential Elections 2024
8/23/2023 9:14:00 PM
Egypt's parliamentary majority party Mostaqbal Watan (the Nation's Future) announced that it would give its backing to President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi should he decide to run in the 2024 presidential election.

World - International
8/23/2023 5:38:22 PM
French President Emmanuel Macron told his government Wednesday he was considering referendums to pass legislation and break the political deadlock caused by the country's hung parliament, several sources told AFP.

World - Region
8/20/2023 5:18:43 PM
Libyan Presidential Council Head Mohammed Al-Menfi, House of Representatives Speaker Aguila Saleh, and General Commander of the Libyan National Army commander Khalifa Haftar reached an agreement during a meeting in Benghazi on Saturday to accelerate the holding of presidential and parliamentary elections, according to Libyan media reports.

Egypt - Politics
8/16/2023 9:40:24 PM
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi reaffirmed on Wednesday his commitment to implementing the National Dialogue’s proposals within the scope of his legal and constitutional powers or referring them to the relevant state authorities, including the parliament if legislation is required.

Egypt - Politics
8/15/2023 1:33:46 PM
The National Dialogue's Board of Trustees will hold a meeting on Wednesday to review proposals on key political, social and economic issues before submitting them to President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi for consideration.

Egypt - Politics
8/5/2023 10:51:18 PM
The National Dialogue's General Coordinator Diaa Rashwan revealed Saturday that the dialogue's Board of Trustees would propose three electoral systems, to President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, one of which will be used to hold Egypt's parliamentary elections scheduled for 2025.

World - Region
7/31/2023 6:53:52 PM
Two men set the Koran alight outside parliament in Stockholm on Monday, an AFP reporter saw, at a protest similar to previous ones that have sparked tensions between Sweden and Middle Eastern countries.

World - Region
7/31/2023 12:12:57 PM
Swedish police have granted a permit for a protest outside parliament on Monday in which the organisers plan to burn the Koran, according to local media.

World - Region
7/25/2023 8:52:54 PM
Lebanon's powerful parliament speaker Nabih Berri met Tuesday with French special envoy Jean-Yves Le Drian, in Beirut to help resolve divisions that have left the presidency vacant for nearly nine months.

World - Region
7/24/2023 4:54:24 PM
Israel's hard-right government on Monday pushed through parliament a key clause of its controversial judicial reform package despite months of mass protests and concerns voiced by foreign allies.

World - Region
7/24/2023 2:30:23 PM
Israel's hard-right government was planning Monday to push through parliament a key element of its controversial judicial revamp.

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