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Imran Khan ally elected speaker of Pakistan parliament

Imran Khan ally elected speaker of Pakistan parliament

A staunch ally of cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan was elected speaker of Pakistan's lower house on Wednesday.

Iraq judiciary drops corruption case against speaker

Iraq judiciary drops corruption case against speaker

The Iraqi judiciary on Tuesday closed a corruption case against parliament speaker Salim al-Juburi, citing a lack of evidence to proceed further.

Conservative re-elected Iran speaker despite reformist gains

Conservative re-elected Iran speaker despite reformist gains

Moderate conservative Ali Larijani retained the speakership of Iran's parliament despite major gains for reformists in February elections, benefiting from credit gained by his support for last year's nuclear deal.