Posts Tagged ‘parliament’

Scottish Court Rules Suspension of UK Parliament ‘Unlawful’

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces another obstacle in the way of his path to a No Deal Brexit as it was ruled on Wednesday that his five week long suspension of parliament, condoned by the Queen herself, was ‘unlawful’. The case was brought to the Court of Session in Edinburgh by seventy MPs led […]

Remain Roadblock: Scottish Court Rules PM’s Suspension of Parliament ‘Unlawful’

Scotland’s highest civil court has ruled today that Boris Johnson’s suspension of the UK Parliament is unlawful. A three judge panel at the Court of Session in Ednburgh ruled in favour of a cross-party group of politicians, stating that the Prime Minister’s prorogation is an attempt to ‘prevent Parliament holding the government to account ahead […]

Zarif meets with Bangladeshi parliament speaker in Dhaka

MNA – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has met with the Speaker of the Bangladesh Parliament Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury in Dhaka on Wednesday. Strengthening parliamentary cooperation, expanding relations between citizens of the two nations, supporting the development of commercial and trade cooperation, diversifying cooperation and implementing joint projects in various fields, including modern technologies, […]

Australian Parliament run by Jews

Australian Parliament run by Jews First Torah Completed in Australia’s Parliament in Canberra More than 150 people attend the event, followed by a joyous procession in the streets By Faygie Levy HoltOctober 23, 2017 2:35 PM Rabbi Eli Gutnick, right, finishes the final letter of a new Torah in the Canberra Parliament House, witnessed by […]

Boris’ idea of democracy is to get hereditary monarch to bypass parliament!

Firstly, may I just take this opportunity to express some sympathy for the Queen. For decades, she’s pottered about in her fancy houses, happy in the knowledge that she is a powerless tourist attraction. Then one day, Boris Johnson shows up and asks her to suspend parliament. Normally, this would be an easy decision for […]

‘Sinister’: EU Parliament’s Brexit chief lashes out at Boris over Westminster suspension

Guy Verhofstadt drew on the ‘Leave’ slogan in his criticism of the push to prorogue Britain’s parliament at a crucial point in the Brexit timeline, tweeting: “‘Taking back control’ has never looked so sinister.” “Taking back control” has never looked so sinister. As a fellow parliamentarian, my solidarity with those fighting for their voices to […]

Cannabis Advocates Petition Trinidad & Tobago Parliament to Enact Existing Medical Marijuana Legislation

By Janine Mendes-Franco Nazma Muller, founder of the Caribbean Collective for Justice and a staunch advocate for the legalisation of marijuana in the region, has long maintained that it’s unconscionable that Trinidad and Tobago’s Ministry of Health has never exercised clauses to amendments made to the Dangerous Drugs Act in 2000, which allows for licenses to grow, import, export, […]

Parliament is just as confused about Brexit as you may be!

Following the appointment of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, as well as his pro-Brexit cabinet, many are wondering if London can forge a deal to leave the European Union. Don’t fret if you are having a hard time making sense of any Brexit news, because nobody seems to know what will happen, even those […]

Iran’s Foreign Ministry submits quarterly report on JCPOA to parliament

Tasnim – Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs handed over another quarterly report to the parliament on the process of implementation of the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Speaking to Tasnim, Mohammad Ebrahim Rezaei, the chairman of the Nuclear Committee of the parliament’s National […]

Lebanon to end crackdown on unlicensed Palestinian workers: Parliament speaker

Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri says the Arab country will reverse recent measures against businesses hiring foreign workers without permits. Speaking at a parliamentary session in Beirut on Thursday, Berri said Palestinian laborers will return to the situation before the crackdown, urging Labor Minister Camille Abousleiman to convene a press conference and officially announce the latest decision, Lebanon-based Arabic-language al-Mayadeen […]

NATO Parliament Report Accidentally Reveals Locations Of US Nukes In Europe

Opposition politicians in Belgium are demanding answers from the government after a document published online drew attention to US nuclear weapons deployed in the country. The European sites where America’s nuclear weapons are stored was accidentally revealed in a document published by a Nato-linked body, according to reports in Belgian media. The nuclear weapons are […]

Member of Iranian Parliament’s Foreign Policy Commission: We’ll Force the West to Back Down

Mokhtar Haddad Tehran – The announcement by the Islamic Republic of Iran to increase its uranium enrichment rate beyond 3.67% has triggered various reactions worldwide. Al-Ahed News sat down with the second deputy chairman of the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Mohammad Javad Jamali Nobandegani to discuss the issue. Nobandegani explained that […]

Thousands of anti-Russian Protesters try to storm Georgia parliament in Tbilisi

   Protesters have attempted to storm Georgia’s parliament building in the capital, Tbilisi, after thousands swarmed the building during an anti-government rally demanding the resignations of top officials. Around 5,000 people gathered outside the parliament in Tbilisi to protest the participation of the Russian delegation in a session of the Inter-parliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy. Tensions […]

Georgian Parliament speaker resigns amid mass protests – ruling party

Irakli Kobakhidze resigned on Friday, the head of the ruling Georgian Dream Kakha Kaladze announced, explaining that “this decision means being accountable to the people.” The party leader also accused some “reckless destructive forces” of igniting the unrest, adding that they are to be prosecuted for what he said was “organizing mass violence.” Also on […]

Photos: Iranian FM meets deputy speaker of Iraqi parliament

ISNA | Rouhollah Vahdati: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held a meeting with Deputy Speaker of Iraqi Parliament Bashir Haddad in Tehran on Tuesday.   Source Article from Related Posts JTA report on Clovis controversy over Palestine speaker fails readers Photo of Clovis Community College accompanying JTA’s article. JTA published a report on […]

And the band rolls on: Rocker, comedian, actor & vlogger run for parliament in Ukraine

This year life in Ukraine has had many moments of mixing politics with show business. Zelensky, a professional actor and comedian with no record of public service, ran an overwhelmingly successful presidential campaign against incumbent Petro Poroshenko. His landslide victory relied on bringing to life the plot of a TV series, in which he played […]

Parliament speaker warns Saudi Arabia, UAE against anti-Iran behavior

IRNA – Iranian Majlis (Parliament) speaker Ali Larijani said the recent meetings, especially Mecca summit, showed that some Arab countries are repeating the past experience of failure and defeat. “Behaviors of Saudis and Emiratis will harm them in long-term,” Larijani said in a meeting with Syrian Ambassador to Iran Adnan Mahmoud. The Iranian parliament speaker […]

Scottish Parliament votes to ban corporal punishment of children

   The Scottish parliament has voted by a significant majority in favour of banning the physical punishment of children. The bill, lodged by the Scottish Green party MSP John Finnie and supported by the Scottish National party government, is designed to give children equal protection from violence by removing the defence of “justifiable assault” in […]

Photos: Lawmakers vote for Parliament speaker, deputies

ISNA | Farzad Khabooshani: During an open session on Sunday, Iranian lawmakers re-elected veteran politician Ali Larijani as the speaker of the Parliament and voted for Masoud Pezeshkian and Abdolreza Mesri as his first and second deputies.   Source Article from Related Posts JTA report on Clovis controversy over Palestine speaker fails readers Photo […]

Catalan separatists on trial take seats in parliament

Four Catalan separatist leaders who won election to the Spanish parliament last month were temporarily released from jail to be sworn in as lawmakers. But the men, who are on trial for their role in an October 2017 Catalonian secession attempt, could see their mandates quickly suspended by the assembly because of their legal […]

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