Search
Friday 15 November 2019
  • :
  • :

Category: Parliament

National assembly goes paperless with new iPads

NATIONAL Assembly resumes its sittings on Tuesday afternoon after a short break. The MPs will be conducting a paperless business in the...

In rebuke to President Donald Trump, Senate advances measure to force U.S. withdraw from Yemen

In a remarkable move, the US Senate voted Wednesday to advance a proposal that would force the Trump administration to withdraw U.S....

Parliament postpones voting on Gender Bill

The National Assembly on Wednesday forced to postpone voting on the gender bill due to lack of required numbers. This was after Leader of...

Saudi King Salman silent on Khashoggi in annual Shura address

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz has addressed the kingdom’s Shura Council but refrained from mentioning the case of...

Understanding Shoura: how the Saudi consultative ‘parliament’ works

JEDDAH: When King Salman gives his annual speech that will open the third year of the Shoura Council’s seventh session today, it will set...

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman set to address Shura council

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman is expected to make his annual address to the kingdom’s Shura council, following a nation-wide tour...

US Senate bill targets Saudi Arabia for Khashoggi’s murder, Yemen

A bipartisan group of US senators introduced legislation on Thursday seeking to strike back at Saudi Arabia over the death of a Saudi...

Theresa May under pressure after Gove rejects Brexit secretary job

Theresa May will continue to sell her Brexit withdrawal deal on Friday, as cabinet minister Michael Gove is understood to be considering...

MPs to start debate on two-thirds gender rule

MPs will today start debating on a Bill to increase the number of women parliamentarians. The Constitution of Kenya (Amendment) Bill, 2018,...

Democrats seize US House in rebuke to Trump

Democrats seized control of the lower house of Congress in midterm elections Tuesday, dealing a stern rebuke to Donald Trump almost two...