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Middle East news from UK Parliament.

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Lords debates Iran demonstrations
Members debate representations to Iran concerning recent demonstrations. Catch up
28 October 2022
Committee Corridor: State hostage-taking - can Parliament help?
Richard Ratcliffe, long time campaigner for the release of his wife Nazanin from prison in Iran, reflects on whether the family’s case ‘moved the dial fundamentally’ for state hostages
21 July 2022
Four short debates in the Lords
Members discuss Northern Ireland relations, levelling-up in the South West, tax gap estimates and the Iran nuclear deal in four short debates. Catch up
08 April 2022
Inquiry into the handling of state level hostage situations announced
The inquiry will focus on the challenges that the FCDO faces when handling countries which use extra-judicial detention as a tool for diplomacy. 
01 April 2022
image of a protest
Lords debates growth of autocratic regimes
Members consider impact on global democratic norms and UK response. Catch up
04 February 2022
Lords debates international development
Find out more about the Lords debate on the government's announcement of a new development strategy for the UK. Catch up
17 December 2021
Lords debates Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's detention
Detention of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and government action under discussion. Catch up
03 December 2021
Disruption to global shipping investigated by International Trade Committee
The International Trade committee holds an evidence session on rising shipping costs
26 November 2021
House of Lords chamber during a debate
House of Lords recalled to debate the situation in Afghanistan
The House of Lords met on Wednesday 18 August to debate the situation in Afghanistan and quiz government on action
19 August 2021
Lord Fowler speaking in the House of Lords chamber
Lords debates UK foreign aid
Members debate UK aid spending. Find out more
02 July 2021
Lords debates security, defence, development and foreign policy
Members discuss government review
23 April 2021
UK Turkey Agreement reported for special attention
The International Agreements Committee has published a report on a Free Trade Agreement with Turkey, an Air Services Agreement with Iceland, and a Headquarters Agreement with the Square Kilometre Array Observatory.
26 March 2021
Committee publishes Government response to Iran report
The Foreign Affairs Committee publishes the Government’s response to the committee’s report No prosperity without justice: the UK’s relationship with Iran
26 February 2021
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