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Iraq to hold parliamentary session to form new government

A parliamentary session to begin forming a new government will begin Tuesday. A crucial parliamentary session to begin the process of forming a new government and deciding the political future of embattled premier Nouri ...

01/07/2014 - 07:41 - comment 0

Opposition candidate beats government-backed competitor in Lebanese parliamentary by-election

a government-backed competitor - his niece - in a parliamentary by-election that could influenc An opposition candidate received three more votes than a government-backed competitor - his niece - in a parliamentary by-election that could influence Lebanon's next general elections, according to unofficial ...

18/05/2010 - 16:47 - comment 0

Kuwait's govt steps down after parliamentary polls

of the Kuwaiti government in the aftermath of Saturday's parliamentary polls, but has requested ... Kuwait's government resigned on Sunday after the parliamentary polls, with the emir requesting ... Kuwait) Kuwait's government resigned on Sunday after the parliamentary polls, with the emir ...

29/07/2013 - 06:01 - comment 0

Parliamentary speaker says Lebanon's cabinet mechanism is "paralyzing"

Lebanese Parliamentary Speaker, Nabih Berri has stated ... interpret the constitution and the jurisdictions of the government amid the presidential vacuum,” Berri ... the speaker pointed out. He described the government of Prime Minister Tammam Salam as “deadlocked” ...

15/07/2014 - 09:00 - comment 0

Egypt's presidency appeals parliamentary elections suspension

Egypt's government has appealed a ruling made ... Egypt's government has appealed a ruling made by the Administrative Court suspending the elections ... the government's appeal, submitted through Egyptian State Lawsuit Authority, with another already submitted ...

13/03/2013 - 14:00 - comment 0

Lebanese Parliamentary Speaker: Firing rockets into Israel is pointless

of the government and Parliament, Berri blamed the new governing mechanism established in light of the presidential ... he did not identify, of obstructing the government’s work and productivity. The prime minister ...

14/07/2014 - 20:01 - comment 0

Low turnout for Libya's parliamentary vote

to the polls, but many Libyans have also lost faith in the central government as chaos envelopes the north ... tribal fighting and Islamist presence, reported officials.  The central government has struggled ... troubles have made its citizens skeptical of the parliamentary vote, with many fearing that the election ...

25/06/2014 - 17:48 - comment 0

Libya's new Prime Minister sworn into office despite Congress rejection

to the government that Maiteeq had failed to obtain the necessary quorum during a parliamentary vote earlier ... Libya’s first deputy parliamentary speaker has declared the election of Ahmed Maiteeq as the new prime minister of the North African country invalid. Ezzedin al-Awami said in a letter to the government ...

05/05/2014 - 06:31 - comment 0

Iraq violence continues as parliamentary elections approach

in violence ahead of parliamentary elections, which will be held April 30 . Recent attacks are the worst ... between the Sunni and Shia populations. The Sunni minority has accused the Shia-led government ... dead, reports AFP.Iraq is witnessing a spike in violence ahead of parliamentary elections, which ...

07/04/2014 - 19:37 - comment 0

UNSC commends Iraqi people on election

in the country’s parliamentary elections held on Wednesday. In a Wednesday statement, the UNSC welcomed the Iraqi parliamentary elections and urged all political establishments in the Arab country to facilitate the formation of a new government. “The members of the Security Council welcome the holding of timely ...

01/05/2014 - 10:12 - comment 0