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World - International
6/9/2022 6:21:46 PM
France votes on Sunday in parliamentary elections, with allies of President Emmanuel Macron seeking to retain a majority in the face of an increasingly competitive challenge from a new left-wing coalition.

World - Region
5/31/2022 12:35:38 PM
Lebanon's longtime parliament speaker, Nabih Berri, who has held the post for 30 years, was re-elected for a seventh four-year term Tuesday with a slim majority. His reelection was practically guaranteed, despite more than a dozen new lawmakers who won seats running on a reform platform.

World - Region
5/19/2022 12:39:04 PM
When Firas Hamdan was injured at a protest near Lebanon's parliament two years ago, the then activist never imagined he would one day return as a lawmaker.

World - Region
5/16/2022 10:09:28 AM
Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group and its allies appear to have suffered some losses in this weekend's parliamentary elections, with their opponents gaining more seats and some of their traditional partners not making it into the legislature, early results showed Monday.

World - Region
5/15/2022 4:30:11 PM
Lebanese voted for a new parliament Sunday against the backdrop of an economic meltdown that is transforming the country and low expectations that the election would significantly alter the political landscape.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
5/10/2022 9:08:48 PM
Next week’s parliamentary elections in Lebanon may not be enough to save the country from its many crises, writes Mohamed Qazzaz

World - Region
5/9/2022 11:17:07 AM
The turnout of Lebanese diaspora voting in 58 countries ahead of May 15 parliamentary elections was nearly 60 percent, officials said Monday, similar figures to the last polls in 2018.

World - Region
5/8/2022 1:25:43 PM
Thousands of Lebanese living in nearly 50 countries began early voting Sunday in the country's closely watched parliamentary elections, days after a similar vote was held in 10 predominantly Muslim nations.

World - International
4/24/2022 9:49:56 PM
Leftist leader Jean-Luc Melenchon said Sunday that Marine Le Pen's defeat in the French election is ``very good news for the unity of our people,'' and vowed to lead the fight against Emmanuel Macron's party in the upcoming parliamentary elections.

World - Region
3/26/2022 6:25:15 PM
Palestinians voted in local elections in the occupied West Bank on Saturday, less than a year after President Mahmoud Abbas called off parliamentary elections.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
2/4/2022 12:42:00 PM

World - International
1/26/2022 10:00:57 PM
The Turkish Cypriot leader in split Cyprus' breakaway north says his hardline party's victory in weekend parliamentary elections is an endorsement for his controversial stance on resolving the island's ethnic division that's in line with Turkey's policy.

World - Region
1/24/2022 5:54:07 PM
Lebanon's former Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri announced Monday he was suspending his work in politics and will not run in forthcoming elections, calling on the "Future Movement" to follow suit and not to run for parliamentary elections scheduled in May.

World - Region
1/24/2022 9:00:00 AM
Libya's interim Prime Minister Abdulhamid Dbeibah on Sunday called for a constitution to be established before holding delayed presidential and parliamentary elections.

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
12/26/2021 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.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
12/18/2021 5:58:00 PM
For Cairo, elections in Libya are about stability and security, and not a deadline to meet.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
12/7/2021 9:15:03 PM
With presidential and parliamentary elections in Libya fast approaching, there are growing fears that their results will lead to fresh controversies, writes Ahmed Eleiba

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
11/19/2021 2:11:00 PM

World - Region
11/10/2021 3:58:25 PM
French President Emmanuel Macron will host Friday an international conference aimed at ensuring Libya sticks to a plan to hold elections in December and turn a new page in its history, a decade after the overthrow of dictator Moamer Kadhafi.

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