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Egypt - Politics
11/21/2022 2:31:37 PM
Egyptian MPs approved in principle on Sunday legislative amendments that would allow contractors who have suffered losses due to the recent economic reforms to obtain financial compensation from the government.

World - International
11/19/2022 7:29:54 PM
Mahathir Mohamad, the 97-year-old elder statesman of Malaysian politics, lost his parliamentary seat in Saturday's polls, likely ending the career of one of Asia's most enduring politicians.

Egypt - Politics
11/16/2022 2:12:18 PM
"The Senate will discuss a study on 'Foreign Direct Investments in Egypt: obstacles and incentives,'" said Senate Speaker Abdel-Wahab Abdel-Razek on Tuesday, adding that the study, prepared by the parliamentary majority party Mostaqbal Watan, will be discussed first by the Senate's Financial and Economic Affairs Committee, which in turn will prepare a report to be debated by the Senate in its meeting scheduled for 27 November.

World - Region
11/15/2022 10:12:25 PM
After nearly four years of political deadlock and five elections, Israel on Tuesday swore in the most right-wing parliament in its history.

COP27 - Climate change
11/12/2022 6:06:40 PM
The member countries of the Geneva-based Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) will kick off a campaign titled Parliaments against Climate Change on Sunday.

World - Region
11/12/2022 3:14:39 PM
Bahrain voted Saturday in a parliamentary and local election just hours after hackers targeted government websites in the island kingdom.

World - Region
11/10/2022 2:50:33 PM
Lebanon's divided parliament failed Thursday to elect a new president for the fifth time, with the post vacant since the mandate of Michel Aoun expired last month.

World - International
11/3/2022 9:17:33 PM
A French parliament session was thrown into turmoil Thursday after a far-right MP was accused of yelling "back to Africa" to a black colleague posing a question on migrant arrivals to the government.

World - Region
11/3/2022 8:10:34 PM
Former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his right-wing allies secured a majority of seats in parliament following elections two days ago, Israel's electoral commission said Thursday.

World - Region
11/2/2022 10:35:15 AM
Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared headed toward victory in national elections on Wednesday, with more than two-thirds of ballots showing that voters gave him and his far-right allies what looks like a stable majority in the country's parliament.

Egypt - Politics
11/1/2022 6:09:28 PM
Members of parliament gave their final approval Tuesday to an amendment to the 2016 Civil Status Law disbursing an EGP 300 bonus in November to public sector employees and pensioners.

World - Region
10/29/2022 10:26:04 AM
The Security Council voted unanimously Friday to extend the UN political mission in Libya for a year and urged key institutions and parties in the divided north African country to agree on a road map to deliver presidential and parliamentary elections as soon as possible.

World - Region
10/27/2022 9:08:32 PM
Iraqi lawmakers approved a new government Thursday after a year-long crisis triggered by contested elections, the office of the prime minister said.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
10/27/2022 8:09:13 PM
Why did Gillian Keegan, the UK’s parliamentary under-secretary of state for Africa, meet with the Egyptian Minister of Electricity Mohamed Shaker when her remit is African affairs?

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
10/26/2022 9:57:13 PM
The US has welcomed the release of renowned Egyptian lawyer and former parliament member Ziad El-Eleimy, who received a pardon from President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi on Monday.

Egypt - Politics
10/26/2022 8:17:14 PM
Egypt's parliament – the House of Representatives – approved a bill on Wednesday that allows private investments, local and foreign, in the river transport sector.

World - Region
10/26/2022 3:17:55 PM
The voices of the Arab-Palestinian citizens are often drowned out or delegitimized in the country's noisy politics. Yet in the upcoming parliament election, they could hold the key to breaking an entrenched political deadlock.

Egypt - Politics
10/25/2022 3:18:16 PM
The Education Committee affiliated with Egypt's parliament – the House of Representatives – will hold hearing sessions in the coming days to discuss Education Minister Reda Hegazi's decision to license private tutoring centres, said House speaker Hanafy El-Gebaly.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
10/24/2022 11:13:00 PM
The Iraqi parliament met last week to elect a new president for the country as well as to appoint a new prime minister, writes Nermeen Al-Mufti in Baghdad.

World - Region
10/24/2022 1:07:44 PM
Lebanon's parliament failed Monday for a fourth time to elect a successor to President Michel Aoun, with lawmakers divided over a candidate opposed by the powerful Hezbollah movement.

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