Iraq`s Sunnis pick parliament speaker as battles rage

Iraq`s Sunni Arab politicians picked a candidate for the post of parliamentary speaker on Saturday, an achievement that could revive stalled efforts to form a new government after April polls.

Iraq`s Sunnis pick parliament speaker as battles rage

Iraq`s Sunni Arab politicians picked a candidate for the post of parliamentary speaker on Saturday, an achievement that could revive stalled efforts to form a new government after April polls.

Israel arrests Palestinian parliament speaker

Israeli soldiers arrested the speaker of the Palestinian parliament, Aziz Dweik, in the West Bank city of Hebron early Monday, Palestinian sources said.

Syria presidential vote on June 3: Parliament speaker

Syria will hold presidential elections that are expected to return President Bashar al-Assad to office on June 3, the country`s parliamentary speaker said on Monday.

Bangladesh to get first woman parliament speaker

Bangladesh will get its first ever woman speaker for its parliament as the ruling Awami League parliamentary party unanimously nominated Minister of Women and Child Affairs Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury for the post Monday evening.

`Israel arrests Palestinian Parliament speaker`

The Palestinian Parliament has not functioned since Hamas seized control of Gaza in 2007 from Fatah Party.

Iraq`s Parliament speaker meets US, Iranian officials

Iraq`s Parliament speaker warns Iran not to interfere in domestic affairs.

Parliament Speaker owns up in British expenses row

Britain`s Parliament Speaker is to
repay nearly 1,000 pounds in wrongly claimed expenses, he said
today as Prime Minister Gordon Brown again spoke out about the
damaging row.