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World - Region
7/30/2022 12:30:19 PM
Supporters of powerful Iraqi cleric Moqtada Sadr penetrated Baghdad's heavily fortified "Green Zone" and occupied parliament on Saturday in a deepening political crisis.

World - Region
7/28/2022 9:34:00 PM
The followers of the influential populist Shia cleric came by the thousands to storm Iraq's parliament. Just as quickly, the protesters dispersed at his command.

World - Region
7/27/2022 6:52:22 PM
Supporters of powerful Iraqi cleric Moqtada Sadr on Wednesday stormed parliament after penetrating the capital's high-security government Green Zone, protesting against a rival bloc's nomination for prime minister.

World - Region
7/26/2022 11:46:14 PM
Lebanon's parliament on Tuesday passed long-awaited amendments to the banking secrecy law to unlock a potential $3 billion financial assistance package from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Al-Jadeed local TV channel reported.

World - International
7/21/2022 10:45:35 AM
The expected resignation of Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi will open a "period of uncertainty" and mark the loss of a "pillar of Europe," France's European affairs minister said on Thursday.

World - International
7/21/2022 9:57:59 AM
Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi was expected to resign Thursday after efforts to bring the country's fractious parties to heel failed, kicking off a snap election campaign before the government had even fallen.

Egypt - Society
7/20/2022 6:08:26 PM
Member of Parliament Mohamed Saad El-Samoudi submitted a briefing request on Wednesday for Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly and Minister of Housing, Utilities, and Urban Communities Assem El-Gazzar, calling to cancel the newly imposed entrance fees on Ahl Masr Walkway (Mamsha Ahl Masr).

World - International
7/20/2022 2:12:56 PM
Italian Premier Mario Draghi said spontaneous displays of support for his government were ``unprecedented and impossible to ignore'' as he weighed Wednesday whether to rescind his resignation offer.

World - International
7/20/2022 12:39:44 PM
Six-time prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was elected as crisis-wracked Sri Lanka's new president by the country's parliament Wednesday, with the backing of the party of the ex-leader -- who fled abroad after his palace was stormed by protesters.

World - International
7/20/2022 10:39:36 AM
Sri Lanka's parliament began voting Wednesday for a president to replace Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who fled abroad after his palace was stormed by angry protesters now bracing for a crackdown from his likely successor.

World - International
7/19/2022 12:38:25 PM
Sri Lanka's prime minister and acting president, Ranil Wickremesinghe, will face two rivals in a parliamentary vote on who will succeed the ousted leader who fled the country last week.

World - International
7/15/2022 2:01:56 PM
Sri Lanka's prime minister was sworn in as its interim president Friday until Parliament elects a successor to Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who resigned after mass protests over the country's economic collapse forced him from office.

World - International
7/14/2022 6:14:15 PM
Sri Lanka's President Gotabaya Rajapaksa e-mailed his resignation on Thursday, shortly after he reached Singapore, a spokesman for the parliamentary speaker said.

World - Region
7/9/2022 6:26:04 PM
Libya's Fathi Bashagha, appointed as prime minister in a challenge to a unity government in Tripoli, plans to take office in the capital "in the coming days", he told AFP.

World - International
7/9/2022 4:04:04 PM
Sri Lanka's Prime Minister has agreed to resign after party leaders in Parliament demanded both he and the embattled president step down on the day protesters stormed the president's residence and office.

World - International
7/9/2022 1:23:04 PM
The body of Japan's former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was returned to Tokyo on Saturday after he was fatally shot during a campaign speech in western Japan a day earlier.

World - Africa
7/6/2022 9:04:06 PM
Ethiopian lawmakers decided on Wednesday to set up a committee to investigate "inhumane" acts against civilians, after reports of massacres in a restive area in the west of the country.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
7/6/2022 5:04:15 PM
Russia's parliament on Wednesday introduced harsh prison terms for calls to act against national security and criminal liability for maintaining "confidential" cooperation with foreigners.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
7/6/2022 9:33:00 AM
New parliamentary elections have been announced in Israel, potentially putting the country back on the path of government instability, writes Al-Ahram Weekly

Egypt - Politics
7/4/2022 9:46:05 PM
The House of Representatives — the lower house of Egypt’s bicameral Parliament — approved on Sunday a number of legislative amendments to the law regulating the fund supporting disabled citizens (Law 200/2020) that was drafted and submitted by the Mostaqbal Watan Party, which holds a majority in the House.

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