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World - International
9/14/2022 4:45:50 PM
Queen Elizabeth II left Buckingham Palace for the last time Wednesday, her coffin borne to the Houses of Parliament by a horse-drawn gun carriage and trailed by grieving family members.

World - International
9/12/2022 2:05:06 PM
Charles III on Monday made his first speech to parliament as king since ascending to the throne following Queen Elizabeth II's death, hailing the "vital" traditions of British lawmakers.

World - International
9/9/2022 3:39:24 PM
Britain's new Prime Minister Liz Truss paid emotional tribute in parliament Friday to the late queen and pledged the nation's "loyalty and devotion" to King Charles III.

World - Region
9/7/2022 4:54:04 PM
Iraq's top court has ruled that it does not have the constitutional right to dissolve the country's parliament.

World - International
9/6/2022 6:20:04 PM
Liz Truss, a onetime accountant who has served in Parliament for the past 12 years, became Britain's prime minister on Tuesday after Queen Elizabeth II formally asked her to form a government.

World - Region
9/4/2022 9:19:03 PM
Staff at Iraq's parliament returned to work Sunday for the first time since powerful Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr's supporters stormed the legislature in late July, an assembly official said.

Egypt - Politics
9/1/2022 6:54:45 PM
The current global food crisis caused by the war in Ukraine represents an existential threat to African peoples and societies, said parliament speaker Hanafi El-Gibali.

World - Region
9/1/2022 1:25:38 PM
Three militants were killed overnight after an ambush in the southern Iraqi city of Basra sparked clashes between rival Shia factions, a security source said Thursday, days after deadly clashes in the capital.

World - International
8/31/2022 2:20:23 PM
Spain violated the political rights of former members of the Catalan government and parliament, the UN's Human Rights Committee found Wednesday.

World - Region
8/31/2022 1:40:10 PM
A months-long political crisis in Iraq showed little sign of abating Wednesday despite a fresh push for negotiations after nearly 24 hours of deadly violence between rival Shia factions ended.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
8/30/2022 9:21:44 PM
Clashes broke out between forces loyal to Libyan National Unity Prime Minister Abdel-Hamid Dbeibah and prime minister designated by the Tobruk parliament Fathi Bashagha last weekend, reports Kamel Abdallah

World - Region
8/29/2022 11:14:03 PM
Shelling targeted Baghdad's high-security Green Zone Monday, a security source said after Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr said he was quitting politics, sparking chaos in which 12 of his supporters were killed.

World - Region
8/29/2022 1:42:00 PM
Muqtada Al-Sadr, the influential Shia cleric whose followers have been staging a sit-in outside Iraq's parliament, announced his "resignation" from politics and the closure of his party offices on Monday.

World - Region
8/29/2022 1:11:40 PM
Those eager to run for the National Assembly at the 2022 elections began submitting their papers to the Interior Ministry's elections affairs department on Monday morning, with the process continuing until September seventh, state news agency KUNA reported.

World - Region
8/28/2022 3:15:38 PM
The Kuwaiti government on Sunday called a legislative election for September 29, the state news agency said, two months after parliament was dissolved amid political tensions.

World - Region
8/19/2022 2:55:09 PM
Thousands of supporters of Iraq's powerful Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr stepped up their pressure tactics Friday with a weekly prayer session in the high-security Green Zone they have occupied for three weeks.

World - Region
8/18/2022 11:25:39 PM
In the capital of crisis-torn Iraq, two tent cities have sprung up as rival Shia blocs have set up protest camps, complete with cooked meals and air-conditioners against the blistering heat.

Egypt - Politics
8/17/2022 3:39:51 PM
MPs said there are three scenarios following the resignation of the governor of the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) Tarek Amer on Wednesday.

World - Region
8/16/2022 3:17:22 PM
Iraq's finance minister resigned Tuesday, two government officials said, over the country's worst political crisis in years involving an influential Shiite cleric and his Iran-aligned rivals.

World - Region
8/14/2022 8:22:16 PM
Iraq's judiciary said Sunday it lacks the authority to dissolve parliament as demanded by populist Shiite Muslim cleric Moqtada Sadr, who is engaged in an escalating standoff with political rivals.

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