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Kuwait national assembly

Kuwait to rule on electoral law Sept 25, protests possible

Kuwait's top court will announce on Sept. 25 whether current electoral boundaries are constitutional, a ruling that could spark protests in the increasingly politically divided oil producer.

September 5, 2012 5:36
 
Egypt court rules parliament vote system unconstitutional

Egypt court rules parliament vote system unconstitutional

An Egyptian court has ruled that the voting system that elected the new parliament was unconstitutional, creating a fresh source of uncertainty as Egypt tries to set up a governing system a year after Hosni Mubarak was toppled.

February 22, 2012 12:51
 
Protests grip Cairo as pressure mounts for early vote

Protests grip Cairo as pressure mounts for early vote

An Egyptian government building was set on fire on Sunday as protests disrupted the heart of Cairo for a fourth day and public figures demanded a faster transition to civilian rule.

February 5, 2012 12:51
 
Egypt’s Brotherhood toes fine line on economy

Egypt’s Brotherhood toes fine line on economy

A government led by the Brotherhood may just see a more economic progress and stability than the previous regime, if their current policy proposals are anything to go by.

January 24, 2012 3:18
 

Egypt army only wants foreign loans extreme need

Egypt's army said it has not accepted a $3.2 billion financing facility from the International Monetary Fund because it did not want to build up debts while it was in power for a transitional period.

December 8, 2011 9:05
 
Egypt’s Brotherhood leads on eve of run-off vote

Egypt’s Brotherhood leads on eve of run-off vote

Muslim Brotherhood is set for biggest share of vote while liberal rivals scramble to avoid Islamist landslide. Two more election rounds due as the government announcement is delayed to Wednesday.

December 4, 2011 4:54
 

Egyptian government to be announced Wednesday -paper

Egypt's new government will be announced on Wednesday, state owned al-Ahram newspaper quoted Prime Minister Kamal al-Ganzouri as saying on Saturday.

December 4, 2011 10:03
 
Egypt’s political mess holds back aid, economic growth

Egypt’s political mess holds back aid, economic growth

Egypt needs cash, quickly. But without a recognisable government and a ruling military council criticised for its protest crackdown methods, it’ll be very hard to secure investment and assistance.

November 28, 2011 4:26
 
Tunisia’s Ennahda likely to back an open economy

Tunisia’s Ennahda likely to back an open economy

Ennahda makes effort to reassure business community; Party is free market oriented but could ally with leftists; Islamists could attract Gulf Arab investment as Europe suffers

October 29, 2011 6:28
 
Saudi allows women right to vote

Saudi allows women right to vote

Saudi Arabia will allow women to stand for election and vote, the king announced on Sunday, in a significant policy shift in the conservative Islamic kingdom.

September 25, 2011 4:07
 
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