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.
Tunisians elect a new parliament on Sunday as the prospect of a full democracy finally comes within their reach, four years after they cast out autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali.
Tunisia has fared better than neighbours who also ou
The Canadian citizen who police contend shot dead a soldier at the nation's war memorial before charging into Parliament had intended to travel to Saudi Arabia, not Syria, his mother said in a letter to a news agency published on Saturday.
A gunman attacked Canada's parliament on Wednesday, with shots fired near where Prime Minister Stephen Harper was speaking, and a soldier was killed at a nearby war memorial, stunning the Canadian capital.
The gunman in the pa
Bahrain's parliamentary elections will be held on November 22 and a second round, if needed, will be held on November 29.
His Majesty King Hamad issued a decree in this regard last night (September 22), said a report in the Gu
The former Libyan parliament replaced in national elections in June reconvened on Monday to elect an Islamist-backed deputy as prime minister, challenging the authority of the turbulent country's new legislature.
The old Gener
Libya's new parliament agreed on Tuesday that the next president would be elected by popular vote as lawmakers sought to overcome a confrontation between two armed factions.
Western partners hope the new parliament will open s