Nouveau rebondissement dans les interminables négociations pour la formation d’un gouvernement au Maroc : dimanche 8 janvier, alors qu’une sortie de l’impasse semblait en vue après trois mois de blocage, le premier ministre Abdelilah Benkirane, chef du Parti de la justice et du
Turkey’s parliament is set to commence two-stage discussions on government-drafted constitutional amendments on Jan. 9 that are set to usher in a major change in the country’s governance system for an executive presidency despite oppositional concerns that it will lead to authoritarian rule.
While the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) plans to finish the discussions on the 18-article constitutional proposal in the general assembly in six days, the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP), which opposes the proposal, is planning to block the talks.
MOGADISHU - Upper House elections for Somaliland and northern regions commenced today in the Somali capital Mogadishu.
Six seats out of eleven, allocated for Somaliland and the northern regions were filled in a daylong exercise presided over by the Federal Indirect Electoral Implementation Team (FIEIT).
DOHA (Ma'an) -- Members of the Fatah movement's central committee Azzam al-Ahmad and Head of Hamas’ politburo Khalid Mashaal met in the Qatari capital of Doha on Thursday with several other Hamas leaders to discuss political reconciliation between the two Palestinian political parties.
ISLAMABAD: Over 95 per cent of registered women voters in at least 17 National Assembly constituencies did not cast their votes in the 2013 general elections.
A document prepared by the Election Commission of Pakistan, available with Dawn, reveals that turnout of women voters was less than one per cent in five of these constituencies.
According to disaggregated voters’ data, only one woman out of the total 138,910 registered in NA-33 (Upper Dir) had exercised her right to vote.
Does Somaliland have political parties or clan parties? Honestly, it doesn’t have political parties. But it has clan parties. Let’s not kid ourselves. Every party is owned by one major clan and other secondary clan(s) that associate with the major clan. We all know which clan owns Kulmiye Party and which clan owns WADDANI Party (Ucid cannot be currently considered a party). Kulmiye is simply a euphemism of Habar Awal and WADDANI is also a euphemism of Habar Yonis.
Annoncé en grande pompe par le président lui meme Mohamed Ould Abdel Azziz, le reférendum constitutionnel visant a approuver les modifications de la Constitution figurant dans le dialogue nataional inclusif du 29 septembre au 20 octobre 2016, n'aura pas finalement lieu. Ces changements portent sur la suppression du Sénat, la création des conseils régionaux, la modification des symboles nationaux (hymne et drapeau), etc.
An electoral official says Somalia has decided to delay its presidential election for a fourth time amid allegations of fraud and intimidation.
The vote had been set for Wednesday, but the official said Monday it likely will be Jan. 24 instead. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media.
This Horn of Africa nation is riven by clan rivalries and threatened by al-Shabab Islamic extremists opposed to Western-style democracy.
Suppression du Sénat, décentralisation, renforcement des symboles de la République… Le projet de révision de la Constitution doit être soumis au vote des Mauritaniens en janvier. La campagne sera donc courte et marquée par la division dans les deux camps.
ISLAMABAD: The government tabled on Tuesday a draft bill on electoral reforms in the National Assembly which gives complete administrative and financial powers to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), increases the election expenses limits for both National Assembly and provincial assemblies’ seats by 150 per cent and makes it mandatory for registration of any political party to have at least 1,000 members.
ISLAMABAD: The Election Bill 2016, containing detailed electoral reform package, will be presented on Tuesday before the main Parliamentary Committee on Election Reforms (PCER) envisaging that less than 10% turnout of women voters in any constituency will make the election void.
New 30-minister cabinet brings together the entire political spectrum except Phalangist party that rejected state post.
Lebanon acquired a new 30-minister government led by Saad al-Hariri, bringing together the entire political spectrum except for the Christian Phalangist party that rejected the portfolio it was offered.
The new cabinet, which was announced on state television on Sunday evening, will keep Gebran Bassil as foreign minister, Ali Hassan Khalil as finance minister and Nouhad Machnouk as interior minister.
Pour la seconde journée consécutive, le bloc du Changement et de la Réforme a poursuivi hier sa tournée auprès des dirigeants politiques pour tenter d'assurer une sorte de large entente autour de la nouvelle loi électorale.
Une délégation comprenant les députés Ibrahim Kanaan, Ziad Assouad, Ghassan Moukheiber et Nehmetallah Abi Nasr s'est rendue hier à Saïfi et s'est entretenue avec le chef des Kataëb, Samy Gemayel. Étaient présents le ministre démissionnaire de l'Économie, Alain Hakim, ainsi que les députés Élie Marouni, Samer Saadé et Nadim Gemayel.
L'institut de sondage Sigma Conseil a publié vendredi 09 décembre, le baromètre politique du mois de novembre 2016.
Établi sur 930 Tunisiens âgés de 18 ans et plus, ce sondage a été effectué entre le 02 et le 06 novembre 2016.
Néji Jalloul, ceux en qui les Tunisiens ont le plus confiance
The constitutional amendment package introducing a shift to a presidential system will be submitted to Turkey’s parliament on Dec.
During the lead-up to the 2013 Iranian presidential election, the earliest signs of Hassan Rouhani’s initially unanticipated victory came from a surprising source: high-quality polling conducted by Iranian pollsters. In the run-up to the presidential election in May 2017, all signs point to a greater availability of Iranian polling data than in the past.
The recently concluded Fatah congress only intensified the aimless drift that characterises Palestinian condition today.
Amman - To Mahmoud Abbas's credit, he has shown more interest in convening the general conference, the supreme body of the Palestinian National Liberation Movement, Fatah, than did his predecessor Yasser Arafat.
The political mercury in Turkey is expected to hit record highs in April, when the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) plans to put a crucial constitutional amendment on a referendum. Given the current political and social trends, the electorate is highly likely to approve the amendment and mark Turkey’s transition to an executive presidency regime — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s biggest dream.
Somalia's presidential elections, scheduled to begin this week, have been postponed for a third time, the electoral body said Monday.
Omar Mohamed Abdulle, head of Somalia's electoral body, said elections slated for Wednesday will not happen as planned.
Abdulle did not offer a new date, but said the next president will be elected before the end of this year.
Somalia's parliament members will elect the new president. However, parliamentary elections to elect new lawmakers have not been completed in all regions of the country.