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Lebanese MP not backing down on demands for Hezbollah representation in Parliament

be formed without Hezbollah,” Berri told As-Safir daily newspaper, adding that he takes the veto of the  ... cannot be formed without Hezbollah,” Berri told As-Safir daily newspaper, adding that he takes the veto ...

16/07/2013 - 11:03 - comment 0

The spirit of the Arab Spring lives on? Sultan Qaboos takes back decision to lift price caps due to public uproar

prices to save on state subsidies, but backed off from implementing that plan after members of parliament ...

26/06/2014 - 22:58 - comment 0

Egypt's Islamist Family Laws Take Women Back to Square One

Mourad   How do you see it? Does the new Islamist parliament need to back off from ... Khulaa, it could take only six months for a neglected, suffering woman to be officially divorced,” ...

Editor's Choice - 04/04/2012 - 09:17 - comment 0

Jumblat backs Syria and Hizbullah position

position alongside Syria and the Resistance in order for the political game to take its course away from ... and the constitution," he added. Jumblat's bloc in the Parliament includes 11 seats.  He warned against straying ... of the initiative led me to take this position that I hope would pave the way for dialogue," Jumblat stated.  ...

23/01/2011 - 16:00 - comment 0

Nancy Ajram back in the Egyptian Parliament

brought up in the Egyptian Parliament creating new commotion among its members The name of Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram has once been brought up in the Egyptian Parliament creating new commotion among its members. Nancy and Ruby fell in a new dilemma with the members of parliament before ...

01/08/2010 - 19:26 - comment 0

Israeli Parliament Backs Early Elections Bill in Preliminary Vote

Israeli MPs on Wednesday have backed first reading ... Israeli MPs on Wednesday backed first reading of a string of bills calling for early elections in yet ... three readings before becoming law, and parliament is due to break for its summer recess this week until ...

19/05/2010 - 11:08 - comment 0

Jordan king dissolves parliament, calls for early elections

King Abdullah II of Jordan dissolved parliament on Thursday and called for early elections, on the eve of a major opposition demonstration which backs political reform. King Abdullah II of Jordan dissolved parliament on Thursday ...

04/10/2012 - 17:57 - comment 0

Whatever next: A veiled Muslim girl teen takes the podium at the House of Commons

girl speaking at parliament: Step in Sumaiya Karim - the first person to wear the veil at parliament. More used to middle-aged men appearing in grey suits, the British Parliament got a shock last week when ... The Times, Miss Karim took to the box as part of Britain's Youth Parliament's annual session ...

Editor's Choice - 25/11/2012 - 11:01 - comment 0

Moroccan maids on their way; but might be sent back by Saudi women

if the women's voice is to take effect in the male-dominated Kingdom. Feeling under threat, housewives ... when their men meet temptations to stray. The Shura council or  parliament ... wives. The Shura council or  parliament reports the heavy-female led reaction in the Kingdom toward ...

Editor's Choice - 14/09/2011 - 14:38 - comments 2

Iran to back Iraq's Maliki, but ready to back any PM elected by Baghdad

it backs Iraq Prime Minister Nouri Al Maliki's bid to continue as the country's premier, Tehran is also ready to support "any candidate chosen by the Iraqi parliament." Iranian leadership told Agence France Presse and the media Sunday that while it backs Iraq Prime ...

06/07/2014 - 18:00 - comment 0