Tag: Shura Council

Threat of Starvation Looms in Benghazi as Fighting Intensifies

October 4, 2016

Hundreds of civilians currently trapped by fighting in Benghazi are facing the threat of starvation, Amnesty International warned. The stranded civilians could die from lack ... Read More

Tunisia: Ennahda Party Has Reservations Over New Unity Govt

August 22, 2016

Tunisia's Islamist Ennahda party, the largest in parliament, has expressed "some reservations" about the new unity government formed by Prime Minister Youssef Chahed. "We have ... Read More

Libya: IS Held at Bay in Derna Stronghold

April 22, 2016

The Libyan National Army (LNA) close to the interim government in the East claimed Thursday it drove out and killed IS militants trying to recapture ... Read More

Libya: ISIL pushed back in Derna, Shura Council claims

June 15, 2015

The battle to push the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group out of Derna has been going on with the Shura Council ... Read More

Egypt: “We have committed a mistake,” Muslim Brotherhood leader  

April 24, 2015

The newly appointed head of the recently formed Muslim Brotherhood Bureau in Exile, Ahmed Abdul-Rahman, has acknowledged that the Muslim Brotherhood committed errors and a ... Read More

Egypt’s Shura fights Bank tax evasion

May 21, 2013

The Shura Council’s last week decision to raise taxes on bank loan provisions has generated discontent from the banking sector, after the amendments were submitted ... Read More