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Tunisia’s parliament rejects proposed government

Tunisia’s parliament rejects proposed government

Tunis: Tunisia’s lawmakers on Friday evening rejected by a great majority the government formed by Prime Minister-designate Habib Jemli. Following a marathon session that lasted well into the evening, 134 lawmakers voted against the proposed cabinet while 72 supported it. Three MPs abstained. Al Nahda, a a moderate Islamist party, won the parliamentary elections on October […]

Bahrain calls for firm international action to face challenges, threats to stability

Bahrain calls for firm international action to face challenges, threats to stability

By Habib Toumi Editor-in_chief Manama: Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has called on the international community to take the necessary steps to deal with threats to stability and with challenges to the world order. “One fifth of the world’s oil and gas supply passes through the waters of the Arabian Gulf, and any […]

N.K. leader not mentioned among deputies newly elected to parliament

N.K. leader not mentioned among deputies newly elected to parliament

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was not included in a list of deputies newly elected to the communist state’s rubber-stamp parliament, state media reports showed Tuesday, sparking speculation about what the unprecedented move means. Kim’s name was not mentioned when the Korean Central Broadcasting Station, a state radio network, called out the names one by […]

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