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World - International
10/17/2021 2:27:57 PM
Romans began casting ballots on Sunday in a runoff mayoral election, with a close race expected in an Eternal City plagued by garbage, transport and wild boar troubles.

World - International
10/16/2021 4:10:13 PM
Armin Laschet, the chief of outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party, on Saturday took the rap for its worst-ever poll result and said he would quit as the head of the country's most populous state.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
10/14/2021 9:39:02 PM
Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi affirmed on Thursday during a phone call with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson the need for the international community to continue to play a serious role in resolving the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue.

World - International
10/14/2021 10:14:05 AM
Japan's new Prime Minister Fumio Kishida dissolved the lower house of parliament Thursday, paving the way for elections Oct. 31 that will be Japan's first of the pandemic.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
10/14/2021 9:49:00 AM
Iraqis voted for a new parliament in last weekend’s elections, but it could be weeks or months before a viable new government takes office.

World - Region
10/12/2021 5:40:06 PM
Sunday's parliamentary election -- the fifth in the war-scarred country since the 2003 US-led invasion toppled dictator Saddam Hussein -- was marked by a record low turnout of 41 percent

World - Region
10/12/2021 9:50:53 AM
An alliance of Iraqi candidates representing Shia militias supported by neighboring Iran has emerged as the biggest loser in the country's national elections, according to partial results released Monday.

World - Region
10/11/2021 10:09:09 AM
Iraq saw a record low election turnout since the U.S.-led invasion that toppled dictator Saddam Hussein, the independent body that oversees the election said Monday.

World - Region
10/10/2021 10:17:00 AM
Iraq's elections on Sunday come with enormous challenges: Iraq's economy has been battered by years of conflict, endemic corruption and more recently, the coronavirus pandemic. State institutions are failing, the country's infrastructure is crumbling. Powerful paramilitary groups increasingly threaten the authority of the state, and hundreds of thousands of people are still displaced from the years of war against the Islamic State group.

World - Region
10/8/2021 6:53:37 PM
As Iraq votes in parliamentary elections Sunday, here is a timeline of the troubled Middle Eastern country since the US-led invasion of 2003 that toppled Saddam Hussein.

World - Region
10/8/2021 5:22:32 PM
Preparations are almost finished for polls in war-torn Libya, the head of the electoral commission says, despite wrangling over voting laws and warnings the outcome could be contested.

World - Region
10/8/2021 4:01:46 PM
Iraqis go to the polls Sunday for parliamentary elections, two years after a wave of anti-government protests swept the war-scarred country, but analysts say the vote is unlikely to deliver major change.

World - Region
10/7/2021 8:46:38 PM
Morocco's King Mohammed VI on Thursday named a new government, led by billionaire tycoon Aziz Akhannouch whose National Rally of Independents (RNI) trounced incumbent Islamists in elections last month.

World - International
10/7/2021 6:32:15 PM
A report by the Senate Judiciary Committee's Democratic majority details Donald Trump's extraordinary effort to overturn the 2020 presidential election that he lost, with the Justice Department brought to the brink of chaos and top officials there and at the White House threatening to resign.

Egypt - Politics
10/6/2021 8:56:06 PM
The Senate – Egypt's upper consultative house – elected the heads, deputy heads and secretary-generals for each of its 14 committees on Wednesday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
10/6/2021 5:10:00 PM
A look at the Qatari election.

Opinion -
10/6/2021 4:57:37 PM
The countdown to the early legislative elections in Iraq, scheduled for 10 October, began with the participation of the majority of parties and nationalities across the country. All of them target a majority of seats to form a government alone, which is difficult in the outcome of what the national consensus has decided since the 2005 constitution on the division of the three presidencies.

World - International
10/6/2021 1:37:41 PM
Germany's environmentalist Greens said Wednesday they want to hold negotiations on a new governing coalition under the leadership of outgoing Vice Chancellor Olaf Scholz's center-left Social Democrats, who narrowly won the country's election.

Egypt - Politics
10/6/2021 9:52:00 AM
The Egyptian Senate will convene on Wednesday to conduct the election of leading posts for the Senate's 14 committees and to read out the final lists of the members of each committee, speaker Abdel-Wahab Abdel-Razek revealed on Tuesday.

World - Region
10/5/2021 9:47:35 PM
Libya's legislative elections have been postponed until January, the country's eastern-based parliament said on Tuesday, instead of being held on December 24 as planned.

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