Tag: MP

Final Curtain Falls on Composition of Moroccan Government Saga

April 5, 2017

The list of ministers of the new cabinet led by the PJD’s Saad Eddine EL Othmani has been greenlighted by King Mohammed VI at the ... Read More

Light at End of Tunnel after Months-long Deadlock in Forming Coalition Government

March 26, 2017

Saad Eddine El Othmani, Head of the Government designate and president of the National Council of the Islamist PJD party announced the composition of the ... Read More

Proportion of Women in Moroccan Parliament Rises to 21%

October 14, 2016

Following the October 7 general elections, women’s percentage at the House of Representatives slightly rose to account for 21% of seats compared to 17% in ... Read More

Moroccans Head to Polls to Pick their Representatives

October 7, 2016

Today, October 7, about 16 million Moroccans head to the polls to pick their parliament representatives in a ballot that will lead to the formation ... Read More

Scandals Smear PJD’s Electoral Campaign, Left-Wing Force Winning Momentum

October 5, 2016

In previous elections, the Justice and Development Party (PJD) has been banking on the integrity and chastity of its members to win votes and enlarge ... Read More

Morocco: March in Casablanca against Instrumentalization of Islam in Politics

September 19, 2016

Some 40,000 people flocked Sunday to Casablanca to participate in a demonstration against the “Islamization” of the State and the instrumentalization of Islam in politics. ... Read More

Egypt: MP Kicked out of Parliament over Meeting with Israeli Envoy

March 3, 2016

The Egyptian Parliament Wednesday decided to revoke the membership of independent lawmaker Tawfiq Okasha following his meeting with Israeli envoy to Cairo late last month. ... Read More

Egypt: New parliament to ratify over 300 presidential decrees in 15days

January 11, 2016

The Egyptian parliament was filled by the newly elected deputies on Sunday after it remained empty for more than three years following a court ruling ... Read More

Tunisia: Nidaa Tounes weathering as 31 MPs resign

November 10, 2015

After deciding last Wednesday to suspend their membership in Nidaa Tounes, the 31 members of parliament (MP) on Monday resigned from the party and vowed ... Read More

Tunisia: 12 November meeting to decide Nidaa Tounes future

November 5, 2015

Tunisian ruling party Nidaa Tounes is on the verge of losing its majority in parliament after 30 of its 86 MPs suspended their membership to ... Read More