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World - Region
11/23/2021 6:26:39 PM
The UN special envoy for Libya, Jan Kubis of Slovakia, has quit less than a year after taking on the role, diplomatic sources at the United Nations said Tuesday.

World - International
11/21/2021 12:08:10 PM
Chileans will vote for a new president Sunday following a polarizing campaign in which the leading candidates vowed to chart starkly different paths for the region's most economically advanced country staggered by a recent wave of social unrest.

World - International
11/18/2021 5:54:28 PM
French lawmakers voted on Thursday to end wild animals being used in live circus shows, spelling an end to performing tigers, lions or bears.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
11/18/2021 12:35:27 PM
Egypt was re-elected on Wednesday to the Executive Board of the United Nations’ Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) until 2025 with 130 votes, the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced in a statement on Wednesday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
11/13/2021 4:37:32 PM
Egypt’s candidate, Ambassador Ahmed Fathallah, was elected member of the International Law Commission for the period from 2023 to 2027 after securing 159 votes in the elections at the UN premises in New York.

World - International
11/8/2021 12:57:34 PM
Nicaragua's incumbent Daniel Ortega won re-election with 75 percent of votes, according to official partial results announced Monday, securing a fourth consecutive five-year term for the long-term president.

Business - Tech
11/8/2021 9:36:52 AM
Twitter has spoken -- after Elon Musk polled his more than 62 million followers on whether he should sell 10 percent of his Tesla shares, by Sunday a majority had voted "yes."

World - International
11/5/2021 5:22:54 PM
Lawmakers were set to take key votes Friday on giant twin bills at the center of Joe Biden's $3 trillion blueprint to transform America's crumbling transport network and expand the welfare safety net on the biggest day so far of his presidency.

World - Africa
11/5/2021 12:30:45 AM
South Africa entered new political territory on Thursday as most voters turned against the ruling African National Congress for the first time in the democratic era.

World - Region
11/4/2021 10:11:19 PM
Israeli lawmakers passed the country's first state budget in three years Thursday in a victory for the disparate governing coalition, ahead of a key vote on a 2022 spending package.

Opinion -
11/1/2021 12:27:46 PM
Hyper-partisanship has resulted in a paralyzed Congress that can't pass legislation to save lives from disease or guns, protect the environment, or even ensure the right to vote.

World - Region
10/23/2021 9:37:06 PM
Two years after a now-defunct protest movement shook Lebanon, opposition activists are hoping parliamentary polls will challenge the ruling elite's stranglehold on the country.

Sports - World
10/19/2021 1:43:08 PM
Premier League clubs have voted to temporarily block teams from striking lucrative deals with businesses that have links to their club's owners after the Saudi Arabia-backed takeover of Newcastle.

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
10/11/2021 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
10/10/2021 9:59:46 AM
Iraq closed its airspace Sunday as voters headed to the polls to elect a parliament that, despite widespread skepticism, some Iraqis hope will deliver reforms after decades of conflict and mismanagement

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.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
10/8/2021 6:03:00 PM
Next week’s parliamentary poll in Iraq will determine not only the government of the country, but whether Iraq has a viable future as a state.

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.

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