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Al-Mahmoud attends concluding session of world conference of parliament speakers

Al-Mahmoud attends concluding session of world conference of parliament speakers

The Fifth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament concluded on Thursday, with the participation of HE Speaker of the Shura Council Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid al-Mahmoud.

Russia's parliament paves way for state of emergency over coronavirus

Russia's parliament paves way for state of emergency over coronavirus

Russia's parliament passed legislation on Tuesday to enable the prime minister to declare a state of emergency due to the coronavirus pandemic.

'Authoritarian' Macron under fire after pensions debate cut short

'Authoritarian' Macron under fire after pensions debate cut short

French unions and opposition leaders called for fresh demonstrations on Monday after the government employed a rarely used decree to force its controversial pension overhaul through parliament.

Putin sends amendments to parliament to change president term limits

Putin sends amendments to parliament to change president term limits

Russian President Vladimir Putin submitted amendments to parliament on Monday to change the presidential term limits, according to the bill posted on the legislature's website.

International monitors slam 'lack of real contest' in Uzbek polls

International monitors slam 'lack of real contest' in Uzbek polls

All five pro-government parties competing in Uzbekistan's first elections under President Shavkat Mirziyoyev took seats in the country's parliament, preliminary results showed Monday ...

UK PM Johnson eyes parliament vote before Christmas to ‘get Brexit done’

UK PM Johnson eyes parliament vote before Christmas to ‘get Brexit done’

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will ‘get Brexit done’ by Jan. 31 and then agree a new trade deal with the European Union by the end of 2020 ...

Protesters force parliament to postpone session in Lebanon

Protesters force parliament to postpone session in Lebanon

Lebanon's parliament postponed its session on Tuesday after hundreds of anti-government protesters blocked all roads leading to the assembly in central Beirut, preventing lawmakers from reaching the area.

Voting starts in Spain's repeat election, fragmented result expected

Voting starts in Spain's repeat election, fragmented result expected

Around 37 million voters in Spain are heading to the polls on Sunday to elect a new parliament for the second time this year.

Britain clinches Brexit deal; Johnson must secure parliament's backing

Britain clinches Brexit deal; Johnson must secure parliament's backing

Britain secured a Brexit deal with the European Union on Thursday, more than three years after Britons voted to leave the bloc, but Prime Minister Boris Johnson must still win a knife-edge vote in parliament ...

‘Parliament is dead,’ PM Johnson's lawyer says as Brexit chaos deepens

‘Parliament is dead,’ PM Johnson's lawyer says as Brexit chaos deepens

Boris Johnson's attorney-general said the British parliament was ‘dead’ in a defiant outburst after lawmakers were recalled following a Supreme Court ruling that the prime minister's suspension ...

British top court hears more evidence on suspension of parliament

British top court hears more evidence on suspension of parliament

Britain's highest court heard arguments for a second day Wednesday on whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament was unlawful or not.

Johnson rejects calls to recall parliament, defends suspension

Johnson rejects calls to recall parliament, defends suspension

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday rejected lawmakers' calls to recall parliament, insisting that its suspension was not designed to facilitate his Brexit plan.