Étiquette : First

Lebanon’s unique parliament net page to protect up first session

After a nine-year run and three extensions of its mandate, Lebanon’s parliament has finally dissolved, paving the way for a new house of assembly. Legislators elected in Lebanon’s May 6 parliamentary vote are set to convene on Wednesday for the assembly’s first session, when they are expected to elected a new house speaker. Under Lebanon’s sectarian…

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Tens of 1000’s enter al-Aqsa Mosque for Ramadan’s first Friday

Occupied East Jerusalem – More than 100,000 Palestinians, many of them from the occupied West Bank, have made their way to the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem for the first Friday of Ramadan. Palestinians from the occupied territories, who otherwise cannot access Jerusalem, are typically allowed to enter the city under strict conditions during the Fridays…

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Israeli parliament endorses ‘nation-impart bill’ for first finding out

Nazareth, Israel – After seven years of delays, the Israeli governing parties have agreed the final terms of controversial new legislation that would define Israel exclusively as « the nation-state of the Jewish people ». The bill is now expected to be fast-tracked through the Israeli parliament and on to the statute books in the coming weeks. Approval…

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