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World - International
8/23/2023 5:38:22 PM
French President Emmanuel Macron told his government Wednesday he was considering referendums to pass legislation and break the political deadlock caused by the country's hung parliament, several sources told AFP.

World - Region
8/6/2023 8:48:25 PM
Libya's High State Council (HSC) elected Mohamed Takala as its new head in a televised vote on Sunday, ousting his predecessor Khaled El-Meshri and further complicating a years-long political deadlock between rival factions.

World - Region
7/25/2023 8:52:54 PM
Lebanon's powerful parliament speaker Nabih Berri met Tuesday with French special envoy Jean-Yves Le Drian, in Beirut to help resolve divisions that have left the presidency vacant for nearly nine months.

World - Region
6/22/2023 4:09:09 PM
French special envoy Jean-Yves Le Drian on Thursday met with key figures in Lebanon on a "consultative" mission as he pushes for a solution to the country's protracted political deadlock.

World - Region
1/20/2023 5:40:03 PM
Two independent Lebanese lawmakers who spent the night in parliament vowed Friday to stay until MPs elect a new president, as political deadlock hobbles the country already in deep economic crisis.

World - Region
12/8/2022 2:22:35 PM
Lebanon's divided parliament failed to elect a new president Thursday for a ninth time, despite the damage the political deadlock is doing to efforts to bail out its bankrupt economy.

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.

World - Region
11/1/2022 10:30:54 AM
For the fifth time since 2019, Israelis were voting in national elections on Tuesday, hoping to break the political deadlock that has paralyzed the country for the past three and a half years.

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.

World - Region
8/14/2022 12:05:07 PM
Weeks after followers of an influential cleric stormed parliament, Iraq's political crisis shows no signs of abating, despite rising public anger over a debilitating gridlock that has further weakened the country's caretaker government and its ability to provide basic services.

World - Region
8/13/2022 12:20:10 PM
Supporters of Iraq's powerful Shia Muslim cleric Moqtada Sadr rallied at Friday prayers, as their opponents gathered for a rival demonstration in the politically-divided country.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
7/4/2022 11:46:00 AM
Almost eight months after the elections in Iraq, the country’s political blocs have failed to form a new government to face up to the crisis in the country, writes Nermeen Al-Mufti in Baghdad

World - Region
7/2/2022 10:04:18 PM
Libya's rival leaders were under growing street pressure Saturday after protesters stormed parliament as anger exploded over deteriorating living conditions and political deadlock.

World - International
6/23/2022 12:59:20 PM
France risked prolonged political deadlock Thursday after opposition parties gave a frosty reception to President Emmanuel Macron's call for "compromises" to keep France governable after an indecisive parliamentary election.

World - Region
6/8/2022 5:22:52 PM
Talks aiming at ending Sudan's ongoing political deadlock began Wednesday, the United Nations said, although the country's main pro-democracy alliance is boycotting them over a continued police crackdown on those protesting last October's military take over.

World - Region
5/8/2022 1:25:43 PM
Thousands of Lebanese living in nearly 50 countries began early voting Sunday in the country's closely watched parliamentary elections, days after a similar vote was held in 10 predominantly Muslim nations.

World - Region
1/15/2022 10:37:55 PM
Lebanese group Hezbollah and its ally the Amal movement said Saturday they were ready to return to government meetings after three months of political deadlock that has exacerbated the country's economic crisis.

World - Region
1/12/2022 10:26:04 PM
Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati on Wednesday called on all political parties to secure a meeting for the council of ministers in a bid to end the political deadlock.

World - Region
1/8/2022 2:58:57 PM
Hundreds of people rallied in Beirut on Saturday to protest measures imposed against the unvaccinated, saying individuals should have the right to decide whether to be inoculated or not.

World - Region
12/29/2021 3:06:00 PM
A new Kuwaiti government was sworn in on Wednesday, the Gulf emirate's fourth in two years, after the last one resigned in November amid political deadlock.

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