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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.

Egypt - Health
10/23/2022 1:30:06 PM
The XXB variant of COVID-19 has not been detected in Egypt so far, said Ashraf Hatem, Head of Parliament Health Committee and member of the Supreme Council for Respiratory Disease, in remarks to El-Watan daily newspaper published Sunday.

World - Region
10/23/2022 11:04:43 AM
Israel's Supreme Court on Sunday paved the way for the signing of a maritime border deal with Lebanon after it rejected appeals that the pact requires parliamentary approval. The signing is expected later this week.

Egypt - Politics
10/22/2022 8:39:33 PM
Representatives of more than 80 political parties, plus MPs, will participate in the three-day Egypt Economic Conference 2022, which is due to kick off on Sunday and aims to draw up an economic roadmap for Egypt, the cabinet's spokesperson Nader Saad said on Saturday.

Business - Economy
10/22/2022 11:17:45 AM
The Egyptian government has agreed to send a draft bill to parliament that grants new investment incentives for certain industrial projects in designated zones for a period of up to 10 years, a cabinet statement said on Thursday.

World - Region
10/20/2022 2:06:03 PM
Lebanon's parliament failed Thursday for a third time to elect a successor to President Michel Aoun, stoking fears of a political vacuum after his mandate expires at the end of the month.

World - International
10/19/2022 10:47:35 AM
British Prime Minister Liz Truss is set to address lawmakers in parliament on Wednesday for the first time since abandoning her tax-slashing economic agenda, as she seeks to reassert her waning political authority.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
10/18/2022 8:28:43 PM
Parliament passed two new landmark bills supporting local vehicle manufacturing while allowing Egyptian expats to import tax-free cars under certain conditions, reports Gamal Essam El-Din

Egypt - Politics
10/18/2022 5:13:33 PM
Egypt's House of Representatives – the lower house of parliament – passed on Tuesday a law granting expats the right to import private cars without paying fees or customs taxes for four months as the government seeks to attract much needed foreign currencies.

World - Region
10/17/2022 5:28:00 PM
Kuwait's crown prince swore in a reshuffled new government on Monday, less than a month after the oil-rich emirate held parliamentary elections in which the opposition reaped major gains.

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