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Three parties withdraw from Egyptian Front Coalition

  /  December 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Parties cited “unclear criteria” of selecting members as reason for withdrawal

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Shoukry, British meetings tackle international security in the Middle East

  /  December 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Shoukry stressed risk of third intifada as a result of “provocations” in Palestinian territories

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Mubarak’s former prime minister to compete in upcoming elections

  /  December 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Ahmed Shafiq is head of Egyptian Patriotic Movement Party and will compete in Cairo district

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Egypt’s political parties split over new parliamentary laws

  /  December 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Worries mount over representation in upcoming elections, some politicians believe Islamists will be excluded

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Religious endowment minister welcomes French parliament’s recognition of Palestine

  /  December 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Vote is symbolic and does not bind the government of France

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Tunisians elect president in first democratic elections

  /  November 23, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  2 Comments

The Islamist Ennahda Movement did not field any candidate

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More Mubarak-era politicians to run for parliamentary elections

  /  November 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Kamal El-Ganzouri served as country’s prime minister from 1996 to 1999

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NGO registration extension period ends under ministry’s recently drafted bill

  /  November 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

As the 10 November deadline for the registration of all NGOs active in Egypt looms, many rights groups find themselves in legal limbo. A bill was issued in July by the Minister of Social Solidarity read the rest…

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Egypt renews support for Libya’s ‘legitimate institutions’

  /  November 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Announcement comes days after top Libyan court orders dissolution of Libya’s parliament

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Nidaa Tounes set to take 85 seats in Tunisian parliament

  /  October 28, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

While the official results have yet to be announced, the preliminary results show the secular party is set to obtain 85 seats against the 69 of Islamist rival.

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Tunisians vote in parliamentary elections

  /  October 26, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Political parties cite high turnout, election monitors claim irregularities

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Supreme Electoral Commission urges voters to verify data

  /  October 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Date for upcoming parliamentary elections yet to be set

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Foreign ministry welcomes Libyan parliamentary election results

  /  July 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics, Region  /  No Comments

The foreign ministry congratulated Tuesday its western neighbour Libya after the conclusion of parliamentary elections. “Egypt is looking forward to working with the House of Representatives,” a statement released by the Foreign Ministry said, adding read the rest…

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EU parliament calls for ban on export of military, surveillance equipment to Egypt

  /  July 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

European parliament passes a resolution on Thursday listing Egyptian human rights violations

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Parliamentary elections process to begin before 18 July: Al-Sisi

  /  June 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

President stresses to US Secretary of State Egypt’s determination to see the “roadmap” through

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Parliamentary coalitions begin formation for elections

  /  June 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Political parties regroup in preparation for upcoming parliamentary elections

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UK parliamentary group visit to strengthen Egypt ties

  /  June 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

MPs expected to meet Al-Sisi, foreign minister and other top officials on three-day visit

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Israel backs law to block Palestinian prisoner releases

  /  June 8, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  26 Comments

The amendment would give the courts power to prevent Israel’s president from granting clemency or shortening the jail term of anyone imprisoned for murder.

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Shebab launch major assault on Somali parliament

  /  May 24, 2014  /  Politics, World  /  1 Comment

Witnesses said Shebab militants, the Al-Qaeda-linked group fighting to overthrow Somalia’s internationally-backed but fragile government, stormed into the complex while MPs were meeting inside.

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Draft Parliamentary Elections Law finalised

and   /  May 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Drafted by a special committee, the law is expected to govern coming parliamentary elections

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Next Egyptian parliament to have 630 seats

  /  May 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Number of representatives in next parliament will be extended up to 630 member, 600 of which elected and 30 appointed by the president

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Libyan MPs try again to elect a PM

  /  May 4, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  1 Comment

AFP – Libya’s parliament met on Sunday to decide between two candidates for the post of prime minister after an earlier gathering was broken up by gunmen. Deputies said members of the General National Congress read the rest…

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ISIL jihadists open new front in Baghdad push

  /  April 6, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  48 Comments

Group inspired by Al-Qaeda

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Salam from the Bundestag

  /  April 5, 2014  /  interviews  /  40 Comments

Cemile Giousouf, the first Turkish Muslim member of Germany’s parliament, speaks to Daily News Egypt

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Turkish PM in fight against shadow enemy

  /  March 29, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Out on the campaign trail ahead of Sunday’s local elections, there are few doubts about who Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has in mind when he vows to “liquidate” his foes.

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BREAKING: Ukraine parliament appoints speaker interim president

  /  February 23, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

AFP - Ukrainian lawmakers on Sunday appointed parliament speaker Oleksandr Turchynov interim president, a day after they voted to oust President Viktor Yanukovych following three months of protests. Deputies voted by an overwhelming margin for Turchynov read the rest…

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Update: British parliamentarians meet Al-Sisi, the Pope, among other top officials

  /  February 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  13 Comments

Top Egyptian officials discuss developments inside Egypt and regional ones with the British delegation

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British parliamentarians meet Mansour, El-Beblawi and Fahmy

  /  February 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  14 Comments

Top Egyptian officials discuss developments inside Egypt and regional ones with the British delegation

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British Parliamentary delegation meets interior minister

  /  January 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The delegation also met with the Foreign Ministry assistant for European Affairs

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Vote Yes to the constitution: ETUF

  /  December 24, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Labour union urges members to vote “yes” despite the removal of workers’ quota

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