Posts Tagged ‘parliament’

Iran’s parliament demands construction of heavy water reactor

Iran’s parliament on Tuesday passed a bill requiring the country’s atomic agency to build a new heavy water reactor and operate a metal uranium production plant as part of efforts to challenge international sanctions on its nuclear program, state media reported. The parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission spokesman, Abolfazl Amouei, was quoted by […]

COVID fails to cancel Chanukah in Parliament

Browse > Home / News / COVID fails to cancel Chanukah in Parliament November 25, 2020 by J-Wire Newsdesk Read on for article COVID-19 thinned the numbers for the annual Chanukah function at the NSW Parliament this week but among the few guests invited were Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Leader of the Opposition Jodi Mackay. […]

Anti-lockdown protesters gather at Germany’s parliament ahead of vote

Thousands of protesters against proposed COVID-19 lockdown measures in Germany have been taking place outside the parliament in Berlin – despite a ban imposed by officials. Bundestag members are voting on a bill of new restrictions to try to control the spread of COVID-19. Some protesters have claimed that the measures are unconstitutional. Berlin police, […]

Thousands rally outside Georgia’s parliament in protest at election

Thousands of anti-government demonstrators rallied in the capital of Georgia on Saturday demanding new elections after the opposition said the polls two weeks ago were marred by fraud. The ruling Georgian Dream party, led by the country’s richest man and former prime minister Bidzina Ivanishvili, narrowly won the October 31 poll that opposition parties claimed […]

Israeli parliament overwhelmingly approves Bahrain normalization deal

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In absence of Palestinian parliament, tribalism thrives, anti-corruption NGO says

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Israeli government, parliament to vote on Monday on UAE normalization deal

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Polish parliament votes to ban $1.8 billion industry of kosher and halal meat for export

Polish parliament votes to ban $1.8 billion industry of kosher and halal meat for export – Jewish Telegraphic Agency Skip to content Advertisement Advertisement Hits: 6

Kyiv rabbi makes history with Ukraine parliament honor

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Polish parliament expected to debate bill on ending export of kosher and halal meat

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Danish parliament to debate bill that would ban non-medical circumcision

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Watch live: Extinction Rebellion protesters march to UK parliament

Extinction Rebellion protesters are marching across London from five different starting points in the city. They will converge on Parliament Square to coincide with UK MPs returning from summer recess. It kicks off 10 days of demonstrations across central London as part of the movement’s ongoing campaign to highlight climate change. The city’s Metropolitan Police […]

Watch live: Extinction Rebellion protesters march to UK parliament

Extinction Rebellion protesters are marching across London from five different starting points in the city. They will converge on Parliament Square to coincide with UK MPs returning from summer recess. It kicks off 10 days of demonstrations across central London as part of the movement’s ongoing campaign to highlight climate change. The city’s Metropolitan Police […]

Antisemitic movement associated with the attempt to storm German parliament

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North Macedonia: Parliament begins debate on new government

North Macedonia’s parliament started debating on Saturday on a vote of confidence for a new left-wing coalition government after the Social Democrats and their ethnic Albanian partners secured a majority of seats in July’s general election. Social-Democrat leader Zoran Zaev, 46, who led the previous government from 2017 to 2020, has announced a more streamlined […]

South Korea shuts parliament after photographer tests positive for COVID-19

South Korea’s parliament was shut on Thursday after a photojournalist covering a meeting of the ruling Democratic Party tested positive for COVID-19. Authorities have also closed the building where the National Assembly, the country’s 300-member unicameral legislative body, is located. Ten Democratic Party officials, including the president and the parliamentary leader, will undergo screening tests […]

There’s a gathering tomorrow at NZ’s Parliament grounds (Thurs. 6 August)

The NZ Advance Party is gathering at Parliament for speeches & discussion on the state of our nation and a way forwards … looking towards the coming election. Be there if you can! Have a listen to Horowhenua’s ex Mayor on the state of corruption NZ has sunk into. Hear about the plans for tomorrow, […]

Regional security threatened if Iran cornered: parliament speaker

Reuters– The speaker of Iran’s parliament Ali Larijani said on Friday security in the Middle East could be threatened if Tehran was further pressured by Israel and Saudi Arabia. Tens of thousands of Iranians took part in anti-Israel rallies to mark Iran’s annual day of solidarity with the Palestinians. They chanted “Death to Israel”, “Death […]

Petition forces Danish parliament to debate minimum age for circumcisions

The proposal was forced onto the agenda after more than 50,000 people signed a citizens’ petition calling for a minimum age of 18 for circumcision. The bill is scheduled to be debated in the autumn but appears unlikely to pass, given the lack of support from the country’s government. READ MORE: Amazon cuts circumcision ‘training […]

Danish Parliament Passes Ban on Burqa and Niqab

A majority in Denmark’s parliament has voted in favour of a ban on certain types of face-covering clothing in public, effectively banning the Islamic burqa and niqab from August 1st The Liberal, Conservative and Danish People’s parties all voted in favour of the bill, as did the opposition Social Democrats with the exception of MP […]

Iranian parliament speaker’s race; Aref, Larijani, Hajibabaie to vie for best seat

MNA – Approaching the time of Iranian parliament mid-term internal election, different fractions lobby to push forward their desired MP for the post of Iranian parliament speaker. Omid Fraction in Iranian Parliament announced that it has decided to support MP Mohammad Reza Aref in the race for the job of Iranian parliament speaker. The members […]

The European Parliament Calls for Immediate End to Blockade on Gaza

The European Parliament Calls for Immediate End to Blockade on Gaza By The Palestinian Information Center, The European Parliament (EP) on Thursday called for an immediate and unconditional end to the blockade imposed on the Gaza Strip and condemned the Israeli killing of peaceful protesters near Gaza’s eastern border over the past three weeks. The […]

Theresa May let off lightly after launching air strike without Parliament’s permission

So will the UK government make a habit of by-passing MPs when contemplating future military action? By Stuart Littlewood On 16 April Theresa May came to the House of Commons to answer questions about the air-strikes she and her Cabinet authorised against Syrian targets on the 14th. It’s a wonder she didn’t arrive by abseiling onto […]

EU Parliament Member Calls For Banning Political Parties that Criticize Immigration

EU Parliament Member Calls For Banning Political Parties that Criticize Immigration Complains that Muslims are being mistreated in Sweden Paul Joseph Watson PrisonPlanet.com April 17, 2018 EU Parliament member Soraya Post has called for political parties that criticize mass immigration to be banned in Sweden. Post, who is a part of the Feminist Initiative party […]

Malaysian PM Najib Razak dissolved Parliament, calls for early elections in May

nsnbc : Malaysia’s scandal-plagued Prime Minister Najib Razak announced Friday that Parliament will be dissolved to pave the way for snap-general elections in May […]

Iraqi parliament convenes to discuss Turkish threats on Shingal

nsnbc : The federal parliament of Iraq will convene Tuesday to discuss Turkish threats on Shingal. The parliamentary discussion comes in response to statements […]

Police officer attacked outside Austrian parliament

Tuesday’s attack took place shortly after 8am local time in front of the building on Heldenplatz. The attacker approached the police officer, who was sitting in a patrol car, and engaged him in conversation before suddenly lunging at him, trying to drag him from the vehicle, police said in a statement. The officer fought back […]

We Should Listen to the Iraqi Parliament

We Should Listen to the Iraqi Parliament By rp_adminhttp://www.campaignforliberty.org/listen-iraqi-parliamentThis month marks the 15th anniversary of the US war on Iraq. The shock and awe attack was launched based on stove-piped intelligence fed from the CIA and Pentagon through an uncritical and compliant US mainstream media. The US media was a willing accomplice to this crime […]

Parliament to allow no one to negotiate about Iran’s missile power: MP

Tasnim– Spokesperson for the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Hossein Naqavi Hosseini said the legislative body would never allow anybody to hold talks about the country’s missile might. Speaking to the Tasnim News Agency, Naqavi Hosseini pointed to remarks made by some Western officials, the French in particular, on the necessity of […]

South Africa’s Parliament Endorses Land Expropriation Without Compensation

South Africa’s parliament on Tuesday passed a motion brought by the radical left party, Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), to carry out land expropriation without compensation, a key pillar of the ruling ANC government and new President Cyril Ramaphosa. Very concerning news emanating from South Africa. The EFF’s white land confiscation bill just passed through parliament […]

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