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World - Region
6/19/2023 2:38:38 PM
Kuwait's fifth government in less than one year took the oath of office Monday after elections returned an opposition-controlled parliament, setting the stage for further political turmoil in the oil-rich emirate.

World - International
6/19/2023 2:38:10 PM
British MPs will cast their judgment on Monday on a damning report that found ex-prime minister Boris Johnson lied to parliament about lockdown-breaking parties.

Business - Energy
6/14/2023 10:19:35 PM
The Egyptian parliament's Energy and Environment Committee approved Tuesday a presidential decree on Egypt joining the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) convention on nuclear safety.

World - War in Ukraine
6/14/2023 7:13:36 PM
German lawmakers on Wednesday approved an advance payment for the purchase of the sophisticated Arrow 3 air defence system from Israel for nearly four billion euros ($4.3 billion).

World - Region
6/12/2023 9:49:31 AM
Iraq’s parliament belatedly approved a record $152 billion budget for 2023 on Monday, after months of wrangling over the sharing of oil revenue between the central government in Baghdad and the semi-autonomous Iraqi Kurdish region in the north.

Business - Economy
6/11/2023 8:40:03 PM
The government should do its best to restrict foreign borrowing to very narrow limits, particularly as high-interest rates are now exerting tremendous pressure on the public finances of world economies, including Egypt, said Chairman of Egypt Parliament's Budget Committee Fakhri El-Fiqi.

World - International
6/11/2023 1:26:19 PM
UK opposition leader Keir Starmer on Sunday demanded a general election as three MPs from the ruling Conservative Party, including Boris Johnson, quit parliament following a probe into Covid lockdown-breaking parties.

World - International
6/11/2023 1:25:29 PM
Montenegrins headed to the polls Sunday to cast votes in parliamentary elections aiming to end months of political gridlock after the government collapsed last August.

Business - Economy
6/10/2023 10:25:15 PM
The House of Representatives will start discussing on Sunday the country's budget and socio-economic development plan for the coming FY 2023-2024.

World - International
6/10/2023 1:45:54 PM
Former British prime minister Boris Johnson's angry departure from parliament over Covid lockdown-breaking parties sparked fevered speculation Saturday over his and the current government's future, with allies and enemies trading barbs.

World - International
6/8/2023 5:30:37 PM
Opponents of French President Emmanuel Macron’s pension reform failed on Thursday to pass a repeal bill, in their latest effort to maintain the retirement age at 62.

World - Region
6/7/2023 5:20:40 PM
Kuwait's Emir, Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, has accepted the resignation of the Kuwaiti government after opposition lawmakers won a majority in recent parliamentary elections, according to a report by Kuwaiti state news agency "KUNA".

World - Region
6/7/2023 1:37:35 PM
Opposition lawmakers won a majority in Kuwait's parliament but with a notable lack of gender diversity, with only one woman elected out of the 50 seats, results showed on Wednesday, after the Gulf state's seventh general election in just over a decade.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
6/6/2023 10:12:00 PM
Al-Ahram Weekly reports on how the National Dialogue is working to create common ground among participants.

World - Region
6/6/2023 9:35:19 AM
Voters on Tuesday will head to the polls in Kuwait's seventh legislative election in just over a decade, following repeated political crises.

World - Region
6/4/2023 6:00:37 PM
US special climate envoy John Kerry has met senior Emirati officials in Abu Dhabi, including the head of the United Nations' upcoming climate change conference, official media reported Sunday.

Egypt - Courts & Law
6/2/2023 1:35:13 PM
The Legislative Committee of the Egyptian National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) held a panel discussion on Wednesday on fair criminal trials, preparing recommendations that will be presented to parliament.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
6/1/2023 12:28:00 AM
Egypt’s parliament has approved a new package of tax reforms aimed at increasing revenues.

World - International
5/31/2023 9:07:11 PM
Latvian lawmakers on Wednesday picked the country’s long-serving and popular foreign minister, a strong backer of Ukraine, as its new head of state in a tight vote.

Business - Tech
5/31/2023 12:58:00 PM
Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen on Wednesday delivered a speech to parliament partly written using the artificial intelligence tool ChatGPT to highlight the revolutionary aspects and risks of AI.

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