An American nonprofit global policy think tank says the US-led coalition has been offering protection to the anti-Iran terrorist group Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO) since the occupation of Iraq in 2003.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he might seek to form a coalition government if his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) fails to secure a majority in the upcoming parliamentary and presidential elections.
The international airport of Yemen’s western city of Hudaydah still firmly resists occupation by a Saudi-led military coalition despite scores of airstrikes pouring on the compound, a lifeline to millions of Yemenis, thanks to the impoverished country’s army, supported by allied fighters from the Popular Committees and those of the Houthi Ansarullah movement.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies, the Christian Social Union (CSU), will decide on Monday whether to defy her by implementing a plan to limit immigration at the German border and risk destabilizing her three-month-old coalition.
Powerful Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr met with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Saturday, less than 24 hours after the his bloc was declared winner of Iraq's parliamentary election, the clearest sign yet they could work together to form a coalition.
Senior figures within Italy’s Democratic Party (PD) voicing their support for the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement now that former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has stepped down from the leadership of the ruling party.
Ethiopia's ruling coalition is expected to meet this week to choose a new prime minister, most likely from the populous Oromo ethnic group to try and dampen the discontent behind recent anti-government demonstrations.
The center-right coalition is leading in Italy’s general election, winning 37.42 percent of votes in the upper chamber of the parliament – the Senate – after 65 percent of ballots were counted, the Italian Interior Ministry said Monday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives agreed with their would-be Social Democrat (SPD) partners on Wednesday to cap pension contributions, a sign of steady progress in coalition talks which both sides aim to conclude within a week.