Three Indian-Americans named to advisory council by Obama

US President Barack Obama has named three Indian Americans to an advisory council on faith-based and neighbourhood partnerships that brings together religious and secular leaders and experts in their fields.

Saudi king grants women seats on advisory council

Saudi Arabia`s king grants women seats on the country`s top advisory council for first time.

Oman votes for advisory council after protests

The official Oman News Agency says more than 1,300 candidates are seeking seats on the 84-member Shura Council.