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Israeli Housing Minister plans to build 10,000 settlement homes to relieve housing crisis

10,000 homes in the West Bank and East Jerusalem to lower housing costs, Housing Minister Uri Ariel ... 10,000 homes in the West Bank and East Jerusalem to lower housing costs, Housing Minister Uri Ariel ... Bank and East Jerusalem to lower housing costs, Housing Minister Uri Ariel was quoted as saying ...

14/07/2013 - 10:06 - comment 0

Jordanian parliament votes to expel Israel's ambassador

Members of Jordan's Lower House voted to expel ... The majority of the 150-member Lower House on Wednesday voted in favour of a motion to expel Israel’s ... heads the Palestine Committee. Ahead of the vote, Lower House Speaker Atef Tarawneh explained ...

27/02/2014 - 20:07 - comment 0

Put your money where your wolf whistle is! Jordan puts a price on sexual harassment

not list it as a crime. Some 20 MPs submitted a memo to the Lower House’s permanent office on Thursday ... as the current Penal Code does not list it as a crime.Some 20 MPs submitted a memo to the Lower House’s permanent ...

Editor's Choice - 07/09/2014 - 12:27 - comment 0

Save the date: Morsi confirms parliamentary elections

Elections for Egypt’s lower house of parliament , the House of Representatives, will begin in April and take place over four stages with the House finally convening in July. President Mohamed Morsi ... planned) (NEWS, Main headlines, Regional News, Egypt) Elections for Egypt’s lower house ...

23/02/2013 - 06:01 - comment 0

Controversial amendments passed in Jordanian lower house restricting journalists and internet

The Lower House on Tuesday passed the controversial ... described as a return to the "martial law" era. The Lower House ... who is also a columnist with Al Ghad daily, and Lower House Speaker Abdul Karim Dughmi.  Nimri ...

12/09/2012 - 14:25 - comment 0

Jordan's lower house gives up 15% salaries to treasury

Deputies on Wednesday agreed to deduct 15 per cent of their salaries for the Treasury to address the difficult economic situation, for six months starting the end of May. Deputies on We ...

24/05/2012 - 08:50 - comment 0

Abu-Ghazaleh calls for the cancellation of the lifetime pension law for Lower and Upper Houses members or to be optional

in Doha.  He firstly said that he objects a lifetime pension law for members of the Lower and Upper Houses which grant them this privilege regardless of their service periods. He also requested at least ...

Press Release - 26/04/2012 - 06:18 - comment 0

Jordanian Lower House fails to resolve Electric companies strike

according to its website. CEGCO strike Meanwhile, a meeting held at the Lower House on Monday ...

10/04/2012 - 08:02 - comment 0

Jordan MPs criticise delays in implementing renewable energy projects

The Lower House on Wednesday referred the draft ... in the “first reading” of the bill. The Lower House on Wednesday referred the draft ... forward these documents to Lower House Speaker Atef Tarawneh who would then refer them to the House’s ...

28/08/2014 - 06:19 - comment 0

Fuel prices could drop in Jordan

[Jordan's] Head of the Lower House Energy and Mineral Resources Committee Mohammad Dawaimeh on Tuesday said that the government will lower fuel prices before the weekend in response to pressure from MPs.  “I am 100 per ... [Jordan's] Head of the Lower House Energy and Mineral Resources Committee Mohammad Dawaimeh on Tuesday said ...

06/03/2013 - 12:24 - comment 0