A blanket ban on pork has again been put forward by Bahrain’s MPs, less than a year after a similar plan was shot down by the Shura Council. Parliament yesterday voted on a fresh proposal to ban pork in the country and criminalise its sa
Bahrain’s parliament will discuss a new draft law to regulate public debt at its weekly meeting today (November 17). The draft law focuses on six key objectives for managing public debt, which includes funding the state budget and subsid
A New centre for parliamentary training and education is set to open in Bahrain by next year, it has been revealed. Parliament chairman Ahmed Al Mulla told the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication, that plans for the new Inte
A political alliance loyal to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has scooped all 60 list seats up for grabs in the first round of a parliamentary election in which opposition parties were all but absent, official results showed on Wednesday
Egyptians began voting in a long-awaited parliamentary election on Sunday, the final step in a process that was meant to put the country back on a democratic course but which critics say has been undermined by state repression.
Iran's Guardian Council ratified a bill approving the nuclear deal reached by Tehran and six world powers, state news agency IRNA and other agencies said, allowing the government to implement the agreement.
Bahrain’s parliament is planning a major overhaul, with more than 30 per cent of its permanent staff deemed to be unqualified for their positions.
It means employees could lose their jobs as the elected chamber seeks to
Six women have been voted into public service in this year's national polls, the most female winners since elections started in 2002, a report said.
They include three female MPs and three municipal councillors, reported the G
Thousands of Bahrainis and expatriates will go to the polls again today for the second round of voting in parliament and municipal council elections, a report said.
Voting will take place in 34 constituencies nationwide where parl
More than 51 per cent of Bahrain's electorate turned out to vote in yesterday's (Novemebr 22) parliamentary and municipal council elections, Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa said.