Appearing before House lawmakers for a long postponed hearing on Iran Friday, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo appeared irritated as Democrats used their very first question to grill the top US diplomat on the administration's handling of the coronavirus outbreak.
Moroccan lawmakers will investigate the profitability of banks before switching focus to cement makers as the government seeks to rally companies behind its efforts to revamp the economy and spur growth.
Mexico’s lower house of congress on Tuesday approved an increase in prison sentences for crimes of femicide and sexual abuse of minors, amid a wave of protests after the murder of a seven-year-old girl in Mexico City.
Jordan's parliament has voted in favor of a motion to ban natural gas imports from the Occupied Palestinian Territories in the wake of mass protests against the government’s multi-billion-dollar agreement with the Tel Aviv regime.
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.