Egypt will consider extending the presidential term to six years from four, a senior lawmaker said on Sunday, which could allow President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to stay in power beyond 2022, when his second term is due to end.
The Italian parliament has approved as law a tough anti-migrant and security bill drafted by far-right Interior Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini despite strong criticism from the political left.
Israeli authorities have extended the detention without trial of Khalida Jarrar, a prominent Palestinian legislator and senior member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), for the fourth time in a row.
A senior Conservative Party lawmaker of the British parliament has announced that at least 40 of his colleagues are ready to vote down a deal on country’s withdrawal from the European Union, saying they cannot accept a half-in half-out Brexit.
Greek authorities say a former Turkish lawmaker from the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), who is convicted of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, is requesting asylum in the Southeastern European country.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May could face trouble getting her Brexit deal approved by the British Parliament before exit day unless she changes her proposals, the head of an influential group of pro-Brexit lawmakers said in an interview published on Sunday.
Bahrain’s main Shia opposition group, the al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, has denounced the continued imprisonment of its prominent leader and former lawmaker Sheikh Hassan Issa as “political revenge.”