Alahednews Alahednews Venice Hit by Worst Flood in 50 Years, SOE to Be Declared Venice’s mayor Luigi Brugnaro said he was going to declare a state of emergency. Rescue Boat with 82 Migrants Can Dock at Italian Isle A rescue ship with 82 migrants aboard received permission to sail to a southern Italian island. Italian PD, 5-Star to Form Coalition Led By Conte Italy’s 5-Star Movement and the opposition Democratic Party said they would form a coalition setting aside years of hostility. Italian President Sets Tuesday Deadline to Find New Coalition Italian President set a Tuesday deadline for squabbling political parties to form a workable coalition government. Italy: President Mattarella Wants Quick Political Deal on New Government Mattarella wants political parties to reach a deal to form a new government in the next few days if they want to avoid early elections. Italy PM to Resign as Political Crisis Comes to a Head Conte said Tuesday he would resign, lashing out at far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini. Italy into Political Deadlock: Far-Right Party Leader Leaves Country in Crisis after Pulling Gov’t Support Italy plunged into uncharted political waters Friday after Interior Minister Matteo Salvini pulled support for the government coalition. Italian President Wants Gov’t in Place in October to Approve Budget Many League politicians have urged Salvini to quit the year-old coalition and seek an early vote. Salvini: EU Could Slap 3 Billion Euro Fine on Italy for Excessive Debt The European Commission could impose a 3 billion euro fine on Italy for breaking EU rules. Italian Diplomat: EU Should Engage With Right-Wing Parties After Elections The EU should engage the right-wing movements to facilitate a broader dialogue. Italian Dock Workers Refuse to Load Saudi Arms Ship over Yemen War “We will not be complicit in what is happening in Yemen,” union leaders said in a statement. Eleven EU Right-Wing Parties to Participate in Salvini’s Rally in Milan Italy’s Slavini will hold a major rally in Milan ahead of the approaching EU elections. Italy’s League Threatens to Bring Down Gov’t - 5-Star Movement Head The Italian coalition suffered from one of its worst in-fighting scandals on 18 April Salvini: Italy’s Ports to Stay Closed Due to Risk of Terrorists on Migrant Boats Salvini said the risk of a terrorist presence aboard the migrant boats heading to Italy has increased. Salvini Plans Rally to Unite Europe’s Far-Right Ahead of Vote Italy’s Salvini said he plans to rally European nationalist and far-right parties ahead of May’s Brexit vote. Italy Becomes 1st G7 Country to Join China’s BRI Project Italy officially becomes first G7 country to join China’s Belt and Road project. Italy Prosecutors Probe 40 More People Over Bridge Collapse Italian prosecutors have placed around 40 more people under investigation in relation to the collapse of a motorway bridge in Genoa last year. Salvini Set to Receive Venezuelan Delegation Sent By Guaido Italy’s Salvini is set to receive on Monday a Venezuelan delegation sent by opposition leader Guaido. Italy Not Recognizing Guaido as Venezuelan Interim President Italian Deputy FM Di Stefano said Italy has not recognized Venezuelan opposition leader as the country’s interim president. Italy’s Deputy PM Hopes French Voters Won’t Choose Macron’s Party in EU Election Slavini voiced hope that French voters will not choose Macron’s party in EU election. Italy: Stampede in Restaurant Kills 6, Injures 100+ Six people were killed and 120 injured from a stampede during a concert at a packed restaurant in Italy, local media reported. Italy’s Economy Minister Denies Resignation Italy’s Economy Minister Giovanni Tria denied he would resign. Italy: New Budget Proposal ’In Coming Hours’, PM Says Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Tuesday that a revised draft budget to avoid excess deficit penalties from Brussels would be ready ’in Italy: Gov’t Wins Senate Confidence Vote on Security Bill The Italian government won a confidence motion in the upper house Senate Wednesday on a contested security decree, which tightens immigration regulati Death Toll in Italy Storms Rises to Nine The death toll from fierce storms battering Italy has risen to nine.