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Consultations Underway for Choosing Members of Shura Council in Bahrain

of the new Shura council. The Emir of Bahrain Sheikh Hamad bin Issa al-Khalifa would issue a decre Bahrain is currently preparing for choosing members of the new Shura council, reported ArabicNews.com, ... issue a decree to appoint them in coming September.  The new appointed council will comprise some ...

19/05/2010 - 10:03 - comment 0

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

consultative council to limit male guardians' "absolute authority" over women. Activist Aziza Yousef told AFP that "rights activists have petitioned the Shura (consultative) Council ... the country's top consultative council to limit male guardians' "absolute authority" over women. ...

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

Saudi Shura Council Speaker Passes Away

Sheikh Mohammad bin Ibrahim bin Jubair, speaker of the Saudi Shura (consultative) council, passed away Thursday morning at King Faisal hospital in Riy Sheikh Mohammad bin Ibrahim bin Jubair, speaker of the Saudi Shura (consultative) council, passed away ...

18/05/2010 - 16:22 - comment 0

Saudi Shura Council approves tax cuts for foreign companies

Arabia, the nation’s Shura consultative council has approved tax cuts on foreign firms’ profits from 45 ... investment into Saudi Arabia, the nation’s Shura consultative council has approved tax cuts on foreign firms’ profits from 45 percent to 25 percent. The measure awaits approval from the Council of Ministers.     ...

15/08/2010 - 11:47 - comment 0

Historic moment for Saudi as King swears in Shura Council's first female members

Members of the Saudi Shura Council, including 30 women ... Members of the Saudi Shura Council, including 30 women for the first time in history, were sworn ... of the Shura Council Sixth Term, the first term in which a woman participates,” King Abdullah said in his ...

20/02/2013 - 09:29 - comment 0

NDP Wins 14 of 19 Seats in Egypt's First-Stage Shura Council Elections

the NDP and 20 independent candidates.  The 264-seat Shura Council is a consultative body that serves ... seats in the Shura Council run-off mid-term elections in five governorates last Wednesday. The National Democratic Party (NDP) won 14 out of 19 seats in the Shura Council run-off mid-term elections ...

18/05/2010 - 18:29 - comment 0

Kuwaiti MPs Hold Talks With Iranian Shura Council Speaker

with the speaker of the Iranian Shura (consultative) council Mahdi Karoubi.     The Kuwait news agency ... The delegation of the Kuwaiti national assembly's finance and economy committee held talks on Tuesday with the speaker of the Iranian Shura (consultat ...

18/05/2010 - 16:21 - comment 0

Saudi misogynistic clerics protest to keep the Shura Council estrogen-free

changes in the country and these latest appointments in the Shura Council that do not represent ... on Friday to name 30 women to the 150-seat Shura Council. The group called for clerics to be granted ... to the Shura Council." Abdullah's decrees marked a breakthrough in the conservative kingdom ...

Editor's Choice - 17/01/2013 - 15:37 - comment 0

Saudi Arabia might finally give up its Thursday-Friday weekend

community by sharing Saturday off. Saudi Arabia’s consultative Shura Council this 'week' voted ... as recommended by the Shura (Consultative) Council, a Shura member said that the process could take up to one ... as recommended by the Shura (Consultative) Council, a Shura member said that the process could take up to one ...

Editor's Choice - 25/04/2013 - 09:13 - comment 0

Egypt's Ruling NDP Rebels Face Old Colleagues in Shura Council Elections

Candidates for the Egyptian Shura (Consultative ... s By Mohammad Baali  Albawaba.com - Cairo    Candidates for the Egyptian Shura (Consultative ... for the Shura Council are varied, making it difficult for candidates to find a familiar constituency.   ...

18/05/2010 - 18:33 - comment 0