Iraq’s prominent Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani has called on legislators to promptly introduce a fair electoral law that would restore people's faith in elections in the wake of weeks of protests in the capital Baghdad and a host of southern cities.
In a major blow to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, UK lawmakers voted Saturday to postpone a decision on whether to back his Brexit deal with the European Union, throwing a wrench into government plans to leave the bloc at the end of this month.
South Korea’s National Assembly hosted a press briefing Wednesday outlining intense opposition to the potential deployment of naval forces to the Strait of Hormuz, off the coast of Iran. Civic leaders argue that participation of South Korea in the US venture violates the country’s constitution.
British lawmakers from both the ruling Conservatives and opposition Labour on Sunday said they were looking at ways to prevent the country’s next prime minister pursuing a no-deal Brexit against Parliament’s wishes.
US lawmakers say aviation giant Boeing discovered in 2017 that a cockpit warning light on its 737 MAX aircrafts that played a role in two air disasters was defective but decided to defer fixing it until 2020.
The Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee on Monday finalized a motion to support the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) against a recent decision by the US to label the force as “a terrorist group”, the committee spokesman said.
Britain will probably have to delay its departure from the European Union if lawmakers reject the government’s proposed divorce deal in a vote next week, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Thursday.