Posts Tagged ‘parliament’

Israeli parliament shut down in move critics call a breach of democracy

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein has adjourned the Israeli parliament until Monday, citing the need for talks on a unity government, in a move his critics are calling undemocratic. Edelstein made the announcement on Wednesday after his Likud party and its chief rival, Blue and White, were unable to reach a compromise on […]

Spain suspends parliament for at least 1 week after lawmaker tests positive for coronavirus

Lawmaker Javier Ortega Smith, head of the Vox party, has been diagnosed with the virus and the parliament has been suspended for at least a week as a precaution. Think your friends would be interested? Share this story! Source Article from Hits: 5

Slovakia: Ethnic Nationalist Party Now 4th Strongest in Parliament

by James Harting THE pro-National Socialist/Fascist “People’s Party — Our Slovakia,” known by its initials LSNS, is now the fourth strongest party in the Slovakian parliament. On February 29, the LSNS won 17 seats in parliament (up from 14 in 2016), and increased its popular vote to 229,581 (up from 209,779 in 2016). But its […]

Coronavirus Iran: 2,336 Infected, 77 Dead, 8% of Parliament Infected

Andrew Anglin Daily Stormer March 4, 2020 If Iran buys the dip, they can use that money to purchase weapons. It really is such a weird coincidence that this virus, which most of the internet believes is a bioweapon released by the CIA, happens to be so infectious to Iranians. What specifically […]

Iran Suspends Parliament Over Coronavirus Outbreak

Iran has suspended parliament indefinitely due to the coronavirus outbreak. The decision came after two members of Iran’s parliament, as well as the deputy health minister, contracted the virus. Iran has the highest reported number of deaths from the coronavirus outside of China. A health ministry spokesman said on Friday that 34 Iranians had died […]

France: Protesters And Police Clash As Parliament Begins Debating Pension Reform Bill

France: Protesters And Police Clash As Parliament Begins Debating Pension Reform Bill Above photo: From Red Revolution. Protesters took to the streets of Paris on Monday and clashed with riot police as the pension reform bill reached the French National Assembly for debate. Tensions between the demonstrators and riot police were visible, as the police […]

Syria parliament recognizes Armenian genocide

Syria’s parliament Thursday recognized the 1915-1917 murder of up to 1.5 million Armenians as genocide, as tensions run high with Turkey after deadly clashes in northwest Syria. “The parliament… condemns and recognizes the genocide committed against the Armenians by the Ottoman state at the start of the twentieth century,” the legislature said in a statement. […]

Jordan Parliament Votes in Favor of Ban on Israeli Gas Imports

 January 19, 2020 Jordan’s parliament has voted in favor of a motion to ban natural gas imports from the Occupied Palestinian Territories in the wake of mass protests against the government’s multi-billion-dollar agreement with the Tel Aviv regime. “The majority has voted to send the urgent motion to the government” requesting a law banning Israeli […]

Jordanian parliament demands ban on gas imports from Israel

AMMAN, Jordan — Jordan’s parliament Sunday voted in favor of a law to ban gas imports from Israel, weeks after the Jewish state began pumping it to the kingdom in a $10 billion deal. It remained unclear, however, whether the government in Amman would back the legislative push against an agreement that it has said […]

Pentagon insists US troops are ‘force for good’ in Iraq after its parliament votes to expel them

   The US Defense Department has claimed that its military presence makes Iraq more secure and “prosperous,” despite calls by Iraqi lawmakers for the removal of all foreign troops from the country and growing tensions with Iran. “At this time, there are no plans by the US military to withdraw from Iraq,” Assistant to the […]

Pentagon insists US troops are ‘FORCE FOR GOOD’ in Iraq after its parliament votes to expel them

“At this time, there are no plans by the US military to withdraw from Iraq,” Assistant to the Secretary of Defense Jonathan Rath Hoffman told reporters at a press briefing. And I think it’s been obvious… that the consensus in Iraq seems to be that the United States forces there are a force for good. […]

Iran disqualifies thousands, including 90 lawmakers, from running for parliament

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s constitutional watchdog has barred thousands of people from running in next month’s parliamentary elections, including 90 current lawmakers, most of whom are accused of corruption. The Guardian Council, a body of senior clerics and legal experts, vets candidates for office as well as legislation, and rules out individuals if it […]

Iraq – Why Doesn’t the US Move Out Despite the Iraqi Parliament’s Decision?

Why doesn’t the U.S. respect the decision made by the Iraqi Parliament and move out of Iraqi territory? – The short answer is, because the US doesn’t respect anybody’s – any country’s – decision or sovereignty, as long as it doesn’t meet their objectives. Now, the US is steadfast and will not leave the region. […]

Iran parliament passes motion designating US Army, Pentagon as terrorist

Tasnim – Iran’s lawmakers unanimously voted for a motion to designate the US Army and the Pentagon as terrorist organizations in response to a recent move by Washington to assassinate Iran’s revered commander, Lt. General Qassem Soleimani. The generalities and details of the emergency motion were unanimously passed during an open session of the parliament […]

“Yankee Go Home” Is Chanted in Baghdad after Parliament Asks for US Troop Expulsion

Iraq’s parliament met on Sunday and passed a resolution asking all 5,200 US troops to be expelled.  After hearing of the Iraqi decision, US President Trump refused the request, balking at the democratic process of an elected body of a sovereign nation, and insisted,  “We’re not leaving unless they pay us back for it,” referring […]

Trump Bringing Home Americans by Getting Iraqi Parliament to Expel U.S. Troops from Country

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Iraqi Parliament Moves to Oust All U.S Troops from Iraq

In an extraordinary session on Sunday, 170 Iraqi lawmakers have reportedly signed a resolution requiring the government to request the withdrawal of US troops from Iraq. Only 150 votes were needed for the draft resolution to be approved. The session came two days after a US drone strike on a convoy at Baghdad airport which […]

Haftar-backing Libyan parliament votes to cut ties with Turkey over military deal, accuses PM of treason

The Tripoli-based government of Al-Sarraj struck a military agreement with Turkey, which prompted Ankara to send its troops to Libya. Their aim is to confront Khalifa Haftar, the powerful Libyan military commander based in the eastern port of Tobruk. The Libyan parliament, which backs Haftar, said on Saturday it refused to ratify the Turkey deal […]

Iraq president hands resignation to parliament – local media

The National – Iraqi President Barham Salih has handed his resignation to parliament in the face of a political crisis amid nationwide anti-government protests, Iraqi media reported. Officials in Baghdad were not available for comment when contacted by The National, but several major news sites in Iraq said that he has handed his resignation to […]

Turkish parliament to draft bill allowing troop deployment to Libya

   The Turkish parliament is drafting a bill to allow a deployment of troops to Libya to assist the Government of National Accord (GNA). Turkish Presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin confirmed the information. “There might be a need for an authorization in line with the developments over there. The parliament is conducting work on this issue,” […]

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