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Bahrain Makes New Flag Decorated With Royal Crown, Dissolves Shura Council

and ports.     Meanwhile, King Hamad issued an order for dissolving the Shura council and revoking a previous decree stipulating its establishment. The order stipulated dissolving the council and assigning ...

18/05/2010 - 16:20 - comment 0

Saudi women appointed to all-male advisory council, in historic decision

appointed 30 women to the previously all-male Shura council. King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud appointed 30 women to the previously all-male 150 members Majlis Shura ... appointed 30 women to the previously all-male 150 members Majlis Shura (Consultative Council), which marked ...

12/01/2013 - 04:00 - comment 0

Egypt's President Urges People to Take Part in Shura Council Elections

to take part in the election of 88 members of the Shura Council. A presidential statement invited Egyptians Wednesday to take part in the election of 88 members of the Shura Council ...   The Shura Council is a consultative "upper house" that has no legislative powers. ...

18/05/2010 - 18:36 - comment 0

Move over Men! Saudi women standing up to Shura again over male permission policies

Aziza Yousef told AFP that "rights activists have petitioned the Shura (consultative) Council ... by the male-dominated Shura Council in October last year. ... the country's top consultative council to limit male guardians' "absolute authority" over women. ...

Editor's Choice - 02/03/2014 - 14:29 - comment 0

Egypt's Shura Election Update: Predominantly Low Turnouts Overall

of the Shura Council elections where the turnout has been low. Here is a breakdown of what is going in all ... of the Shura Council elections where the turnout has been low. Cairo: -         Low turnout ... their votes in the first phase of the Shura Council elections where the turnout has been low. ...

Editor's Choice - 30/01/2012 - 07:32 - comment 0

Mubarak: Judicial Supervision Ensures Fair Shura Elections

that judicial supervision over the Shura Council elections had been fully implemented to ensure that th Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said Thursday that judicial supervision over the Shura Council elections ... round of the Shura Council elections started on Thursday in eight governorates including Cairo, where ...

18/05/2010 - 18:25 - comment 0

Saudi female MP calls for speed in the uprising of women's agenda

Shura Council , told Al Arabiya News Channel. She said the ministry has made several ... in a different manner. We in the Shura Council hope that women's issues are prioritized by the Justice ... of the Shura Council will be pushing for increased reforms to improve women rights in the kingdom. ...

Editor's Choice - 22/01/2014 - 11:51 - comment 0

Prominent Egyptian activist given 15-year prison sentence

protesting illegally on Qasr al-Aini Street outside Shura Council in November, said Mona Seif, coordinator ... protesting without permission outside Shura Council, rioting, blocking road and damaging public property. ... approval from the Interior Ministry outside the Shura Council on 26 November during a demonstration ...

11/06/2014 - 10:14 - comment 0

Oman’s new Shura to consider oil windfall and WTO membership

to the polls in the Sultanate of Oman to elect a new 83-member Majlis al-Shura, which will sit from 2001 ... and women went to the polls in the Sultanate of Oman to elect a new 83-member Majlis al-Shura, which ... to hold popular elections, the degree to which the parliamentary council will express and execute ...

15/08/2010 - 22:57 - comment 0

Egypt discussing new tax plans

debated by the country’s Shura Council.Al Arabiya has exclusively obtained details of some of the proposed ... of the leaks over the changes being discussed in Shura Council exclusively reported by Al Arabiya, the Finance ... channels, radio and the internet.Egypt’s Shura Council currently holds legislative power in the absence ...

03/04/2013 - 11:50 - comment 0