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World - Region
1/9/2022 3:41:24 PM
Iraq's new parliament held its first session on Sunday, nearly three months after Iraqis voted in a general election whose results have been contested by powerful Iran-backed factions.

World - International
1/6/2022 5:07:42 PM
As a raging band of his supporters scaled walls, smashed windows, used flagpoles to beat police and breached the US Capitol in a bid to overturn a free and fair election, Donald Trump's excommunication from the Republican Party seemed a near certainty, his name tarnished beyond repair.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
1/4/2022 8:19:11 PM
All the Libyan stakeholders must place the welfare of their country first if they are to capitalise on the opportunities given by the postponement of last year’s elections, writes Ahmed Eleiba

World - Africa
1/2/2022 11:01:40 PM
A major coalition of Malian political parties on Sunday rejected the military-dominated government's plan for a transition lasting up to five years before the country returns to democratic rule.

World - International
1/1/2022 11:56:08 AM
France takes over the rotating presidency of the European Union on Saturday, affording President Emmanuel Macron the chance to pose as the EU's de facto leader in the run-up to national elections in April.

World - International
1/1/2022 11:11:09 AM
At the end of 2020, it seemed hard to imagine a worse year for misinformation on social media, given the intensity of the presidential election and the trauma of the COVID-19 pandemic.

World - Region
12/30/2021 9:24:42 PM
Libya's interim Prime Minister Abdulhamid Dbeibah led a cabinet meeting on Thursday, marking his return to the post despite concerns that postponement of the country's presidential election could jeopardize his position.

World - Region
12/29/2021 5:18:20 PM
The winner of Iraq's October parliamentary election, Shiite Muslim cleric Moqtada Sadr, met Wednesday with rivals from the pro-Iran Hashed al-Shaabi former paramilitary alliance ahead of the opening of parliament.

World - Region
12/27/2021 8:38:06 PM
Libya's parliament on Monday refused to fix a date for presidential elections meant to have taken place last week, leaving question marks over the fate of the poll.

World - Region
12/27/2021 4:37:07 PM
Libyan lawmakers met Monday to discuss the myriad challenges that forced a postponement of the long-awaited presidential election this month.

World - Region
12/27/2021 3:17:54 PM
Iraq's top court on Monday rejected an appeal filed by Iran-backed factions contesting the results of country's parliamentary elections held in October. The development marked another boost for an influential Shiite cleric who had been confirmed as the winner of the vote.

World - Region
12/27/2021 12:04:05 PM
Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed announced Monday that he was suspending Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble, a day after the two men sparred over long-delayed elections in the troubled Horn of Africa nation.

World - Region
12/26/2021 9:44:00 PM
The Foreign Affairs Committee of the Libyan House of Representatives called on all sides on Sunday to contribute to creating an appropriate atmosphere for presidential and parliamentary elections and to refrain from media escalation or attempts to foment internal seditions.

World - International
12/26/2021 1:25:52 PM
The Taliban dissolved Afghanistan's two election commissions as well as the state ministries for peace and parliamentarian affairs, an official said Sunday.

World - Region
12/25/2021 8:58:45 PM
Arab League (AL) chief Ahmed Aboul Gheit is closely following the latest developments in Libya after the country failed to hold the presidential and general elections on the previously-agreed upon dates, an AL official source said Saturday.

World - Region
12/24/2021 7:44:34 PM
Britain, France, Germany, Italy and the United States on Friday urged war-torn Libya to quickly set a new date for delayed presidential elections.

World - Region
12/24/2021 5:38:33 PM
Several Libyan parliamentary candidates called for nationwide protests over the cancellation of a long-awaited presidential election, a blow to hopes to end a decade of chaos in the oil-rich North African country.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
12/24/2021 2:56:00 PM
The postponement of the publication of the candidates for the Libyan presidential elections has ended a year characterised by continuing delays and tensions.

World - International
12/23/2021 11:39:28 AM
When Gabriel Boric is sworn in as Chile's president he'll not only be the youngest to lead the South American country but also the first in Latin America to sport several tattoos.

World - Region
12/22/2021 12:19:02 PM
A Libyan parliamentary committee said Wednesday that it has become ``impossible'' to hold a long-awaited presidential vote in two days as scheduled, in a major blow to international efforts to end a decade of chaos in the North African country.

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