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Top Egyptian court rules Shura Council illegal

Top court in Cairo rules Shura Council was illegally ... The ruling said the upper house, or Shura Council, would be dissolved once the new parliament is elected. ... near the building, AFP reporters said.The case against the Shura Council is based on several challenges ...

02/06/2013 - 12:35 - comment 0

IMF negotiations straining Egypt's parliament and Shura council relations

to parliamentary and government sources. One source of tension is a request by the Cabinet to the Shura Council ... sources.One source of tension is a request by the Cabinet to the Shura Council withdrawing the draft general ...

15/04/2013 - 04:01 - 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 - 10:29 - comment 0

For first time ever, Saudi King appoints 30 women to Shura Council

(abdullah decision friday name 30 women the 150seat shura council, allowing women members the kingdom shura council, members the saudi shura council including 30 women for the first time history, discussed issues regarding women, king abdullah swore the country first female members the shura council 19 february, ...

Blogs Roundup - 16/01/2013 - 06:00 - 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 - 16:37 - 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 - 15:29 - comment 0

Iran: Mujahideen Khalq under Control

that the Iraq-based Mujahideen Khalq opposition group is under control, describing the movement as "a wing ... opposition Mujahideen Khalq as a wing of the Iraqi security forces and said his ministry had their activities ... Ali Yunesi was quoted as telling reporters on Wednesday.   The Mujahideen Khalq set up bases ...

19/05/2010 - 11:04 - comment 0

Egypt's parliament hangs in the balance: court puts off Shura decisions another day

the Shura Council dissolution case hanging for a bit longer until it gets reviewed by a panel, and postponed ... Court has ruled to refer the Shura Council dissolution case to its panel of experts for a detailed ... court referred the Shura Council case to the commissioners’ authority since the status of the upper ...

15/01/2013 - 22:27 - comment 0

People’s Mujahideen: the Enemy of my Enemy

By Mahmoud Al Abed  The People’s Mujahideen – Khalq, ... By Mahmoud Al Abed    The People’s Mujahideen – Khalq, the Iranian exiled armed group that has ... group the Higher Shiite Council, based in Iran.  The two countries, which fought a bitter war ...

19/05/2010 - 11:04 - comment 0

Bahrain Shura Council president to visit Oman

President of the Bahraini Shura Council, Khalifa bin ... President of the Bahraini Shura Council, Khalifa bin Ahmed al-Dhahrani, will arrive in Muscat on May 13, ... with Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali al-Qatabi, President of Majlis A’Shura and other top state officials, ...

18/05/2010 - 13:52 - comment 0