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Turnout in Iraq’s election reached 43 percent -electoral commission
Middle East

Turnout in Iraq’s election reached 43 percent -electoral commission

Oct 16 (Reuters) – Turnout in Iraq’s parliamentary election earlier this month reached 43 percent, the electoral commission said late…
Japan dissolves parliament, setting stage for general election
Middle East

Japan dissolves parliament, setting stage for general election

TOKYO, Oct 14 (Reuters) – Japan dissolved its parliament on Thursday, setting the stage for an election at the end…
Iraqis vote for new parliament hoping for change
Middle East

Iraqis vote for new parliament hoping for change

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq closed its airspace Sunday as voters headed to the polls to elect a parliament that, despite…
Lebanon’s Cabinet wins confidence vote after power cut delay
Middle East

Lebanon’s Cabinet wins confidence vote after power cut delay

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s new Cabinet won a vote of confidence from Parliament on Monday during a session that was…
Parliament session on Lebanon cabinet begins late after power cut
Middle East

Parliament session on Lebanon cabinet begins late after power cut

BEIRUT, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Lebanon’s parliament began a session on Monday that is scheduled to discuss the new cabinet’s…
Parliamentary election unlikely to change Russia’s politics
World

Parliamentary election unlikely to change Russia’s politics

MOSCOW (AP) — After a few weeks of desultory campaigning but months of relentless official moves to shut down significant…
In exclusive Al-Masry Al-Youm interview, Tunisian MP Samia Abbou says President Kais Saied saved Tunisia
Features/Interviews

In exclusive Al-Masry Al-Youm interview, Tunisian MP Samia Abbou says President Kais Saied saved Tunisia

Tunisian parliament member Samia Abbou, a member of the Democratic Current Party, said that President Kais Saied’s decisions to dismiss…
Parliament member calls for actor Mohamed Ramadan to be held accountable
Egypt

Parliament member calls for actor Mohamed Ramadan to be held accountable

Member of House of Representatives Muhammad Abdullah Zain al-Din submitted a request for a briefing to demand that Minister of…
Iran’s ex-parliament speaker demands explanation for vote disqualification
Middle East

Iran’s ex-parliament speaker demands explanation for vote disqualification

The former speaker of the Iranian parliament Ali Larijani demanded on Saturday an explanation from an election watchdog on why…
Egypt’s House of Representatives approves bill dismissing drug addicts from work
Egypt

Egypt’s House of Representatives approves bill dismissing drug addicts from work

Egyptian House of Representatives on Sunday approved a bill that would dismiss drug addicts from their job, deciding to postpone…
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