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News and updates about Parliament

Rishi Sunak to resign today after devastating election loss

Outgoing British PM to present resignation to King Charles today after Labour Party wins majority of 410 seats in Parliament, step down as head of Conservative Party.

Rishi Sunak to resign today after devastating election loss

British PM:

'Mob rule is replacing democratic rule'

British govt. announces millions in funding for increased security for MPs, new regulations empowering police as politicians face growing threats from anti-Israel extremists.

'Mob rule is replacing democratic rule'

Report:

British MPs fear for safety over Gaza war

Over 10 British politicians tell Reuters they fear for their safety due to the intimidation and threats coming from anti-Israel protestors.

British MPs fear for safety over Gaza war

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Jewish MP: I feel safer in Israel than in London

Tory MP Andrew Percy says in the House of Commons that 'Nobody in this house has any business telling Israel where to operate to rescue hostages.'

Jewish MP: I feel safer in Israel than in London

'From river to sea' projected onto London's Big Ben

Anti-Israel demonstration held outside Parliament during debate on ceasefire resolutions, with genocidal slogan projected onto iconic London landmark.

'From river to sea' projected onto London's Big Ben

Albanian parliamentarians attempt to light fire in Parliament

A particularly - and literally - heated debate broke out in the Albanian government regarding the formation of government committees.

Albanian parliamentarians attempt to light fire in Parliament

Brawl breaks out in Kosovo’s parliament during PM's speech

Kosovo’s Prime Minister Albin Kurti is splashed with water while giving a speech in Parliament.

Brawl breaks out in Kosovo’s parliament during PM's speech

Holocaust survivor paintings to be shown in UK parliament

30 portraits by young artists will be displayed in parliament for Holocaust Memorial Day.

Holocaust survivor paintings to be shown in UK parliament

Sweden:

Right-wing on track to win narrow majority

Sweden's right-wing opposition parties on track to win 175 seats in 349-seat parliament.

Right-wing on track to win narrow majority

Driver in custody after ramming gates of Canada’s parliament

Suspect arrested and facing charges after driving vehicle into gates of Parliament Hill.

Driver in custody after ramming gates of Canada’s parliament

'Reforming EU only way to save Europe from previous generation'

Meet the 27-year-old Israeli-Dutch Jew who just led a new progressive party into the Dutch parliament.

'Reforming EU only way to save Europe from previous generation'

Jordan parliament demands ban on Israel gas imports

Jordan's parliament votes to ban gas imports from Israel, weeks after Israel began pumping it to the kingdom in a $10 billion deal.

Jordan parliament demands ban on Israel gas imports

British elections to be held December 12

Parliament votes 438-20 for new elections.

British elections to be held December 12

British PM demands new elections

British PM Boris Johnson demands new elections in October after Parliament votes to delay Brexit.

British PM demands new elections

First time: IDF reservists in British Parliament

IDF reservists testify to British Parliament about terrorists' use of human shields, abuse of civilian population.

First time: IDF reservists in British Parliament

Swastika found in British Parliament

Elevator inside British Parliament found vandalized with swastika. 'It is unbelievable, but true.'

Swastika found in British Parliament

London Jewish siblings among Sri Lanka bombing victims

Teenage brother and sister with dual US-UK citizenship eulogized in British Parliament after being murdered in Sri Lanka bombings.

London Jewish siblings among Sri Lanka bombing victims

Australian leaders praise Israel to mark 70 years of relations

Australian PM, opposition leader reinforce bond between Israel, Australia in parliament speeches marking 70 years of friendship with Israel.

Australian leaders praise Israel to mark 70 years of relations

Knesset speaker slams pro-BDS bill in letter to Irish parliament

'This is a blatant effort to meddle in Israel’s domestic policy, and one that we cannot overlook.'

Knesset speaker slams pro-BDS bill in letter to Irish parliament

Theresa May survives no-confidence vote

British government holds on by 19-vote margin one day after crushing defeat in vote on Brexit deal.

Theresa May survives no-confidence vote

British Parliament votes down Brexit deal

Brexit deal defeated by record-breaking 230 vote margin in stinging rebuke to PM May.

British Parliament votes down Brexit deal

Corbyn's minor apologies for major malice

Corbyn's minor apologies for major malice

UK Labour leader hosted Hamas members in Parliament

Labour chief Jeremy Corbyn welcomed Hamas members and other extremists who called for attacks on Royal Navy.

UK Labour leader hosted Hamas members in Parliament

'Is the UK funding the terrorists who tried to murder me?'

British woman stabbed, left for dead by PA terrorists who murdered her friend presses UK to investigate if funds are going to her attackers.

'Is the UK funding the terrorists who tried to murder me?'

Motions on Jerusalem, Palestinian state fail at Dutch parliament

Motion to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and countermotion to recognize Palestinian state both struck down at Dutch parliament.

Motions on Jerusalem, Palestinian state fail at Dutch parliament

Britain's next government

Pro-Israel party forms coalition with May

Northern Ireland Democratic Unionist Party joins coalition with Conservatives to form majority in British Parliament.

Pro-Israel party forms coalition with May

'A landmark change:'

Swiss parliament votes to end funding of anti-Semitic NGOs

Legislation to end funding for NGOs that are vehicles for incitement and anti-Semitism passes final vote in upper house of Swiss parliament.

Swiss parliament votes to end funding of anti-Semitic NGOs

Iran: Shooting in Parliament

Two separate Iran shootings claim eleven lives.

Iran: Shooting in Parliament

IDF arrests Hamas member of PA parliament

Female Hamas member becomes tenth PA parliament member under arrest in Israeli jail.

IDF arrests Hamas member of PA parliament

Dismay in UK after Hezbollah flags fly at anti-Israel rally

Concerns to be referred to UK Home Secretary after authorities failed to intervene when terrorist group’s emblem proudly waved during rally.

Dismay in UK after Hezbollah flags fly at anti-Israel rally

British MP criticizes Labour leader over anti-Semitism

Jewish Labour MP Louise Ellen says Jeremy Corbyn not doing enough to stamp out anti-Semitism in party.

British MP criticizes Labour leader over anti-Semitism

'Neo-Nazi' party elected to Slovakian parliament for first time

Our Slovakia party gains 14 parliamentary seats in Slovakia’s elections.

'Neo-Nazi' party elected to Slovakian parliament for first time

Greek parliament recognizes 'Palestine'

Palestinian Authority recognized as 'state' during Abbas visit. But will it have practical significance?

Greek parliament recognizes 'Palestine'

EU Parliamentarian: The Writing is On the Wall

EU Parliamentarian Meir Haviv said that the Jews of Europe felt they were facing the same dangers their parents and grandparents had.

EU Parliamentarian: The Writing is On the Wall

Women's Rights Advance in Morocco

MPs in Morocco vote to ban antiquated loophole allowing men guilty of sexual assault to evade jail time if they marry their victims.

Women's Rights Advance in Morocco

Senior Libyan Army Officer Calls for Suspension of Parliament

Libyan military calls for parliament to be suspended, presidential committee to rule amidst rumors of coup.

Senior Libyan Army Officer Calls for Suspension of Parliament

Most Active Nationalist MKs: Yariv Levin and Orit Struk

Watchdog NGO releases 2013 scores for most active legislators from nationalist camp.

Most Active Nationalist MKs: Yariv Levin and Orit Struk

Tunisia: 'Only a Muslim Can Be President'

Tunisian Parliament passes law stating that Islam is state religion - and as such, President can only be Muslim as a 'good citizen.'

Tunisia: 'Only a Muslim Can Be President'

Historic Gathering in Auschwitz to Combat Anti-Semitism

The objective of the mission is two-fold: to not just remember the Holocaust, but to make sure it never happens again.

Historic Gathering in Auschwitz to Combat Anti-Semitism

Polish Shechita Vote 'A Clear Violation of Religious Freedom"

Vote on ritual slaughter in Poland "was a clear violation of religious freedom, supported by ignorance of some and bigotry of others"

Polish Shechita Vote 'A Clear Violation of Religious Freedom"

Knesset Speaker Shocked by UK MP's 'Jew' Remark

Edelstein writes House of Commons regarding slur by MP Patrick Mercer, captured on video, and growing anti-Semitism in Parliament.

Knesset Speaker Shocked by UK MP's 'Jew' Remark

Bulgarian 'Ataka' Party Follows Neo-Nazi Global Trends

Bulgarian 'Ataka' party follows neo-Nazi tides, gaining sizable portion of popular vote in country's parliamentary elections.

Bulgarian 'Ataka' Party Follows Neo-Nazi Global Trends

Irate Jordanian MP Draws Gun in Parliament

A Jordanian MP, angered by a fellow deputy accusing the premier of corruption, attempted to draw a pistol during a parliamentary session.

Irate Jordanian MP Draws Gun in Parliament

Hungarian Minister: 'I Am Jewish Whether You Like It Or Not'

Confronting recent anti-Semitic events that have plagued parliament, Hungarian minister revealed he is Jewish, "like it or not."

Hungarian Minister: 'I Am Jewish Whether You Like It Or Not'

From Lord To Senator

Cameron Humors Partners By Backing House Of Lords Reform

David Cameron is facing a revolt in his party over his support for House of Lords Reform.

Cameron Humors Partners By Backing House Of Lords Reform

Rabbi of Yemen Calls for Jews to be Represented in Parliament

The Chief Rabbi of Yemen has called on the country's president to allow the Jewish community to be represented in the country's parliament.

Rabbi of Yemen Calls for Jews to be Represented in Parliament

British MP under Probe for Celebrating Nazis

A British legislator in Cameron’s government has lost a key post and is under probe for celebrating at a Nazi costume stag party.

British MP under Probe for Celebrating Nazis