After a raucous congress last week, Zulkifli Hasan has secured his second term as National Mandate Party (PAN) chairman.
“They’ve been stealing the money. Cut off their hands, make them pay and answer,” shouted an elderly woman in a black chador, suddenly standing up at a conservative election rally in south Tehran.
Iran is holding its parliamentary elections Friday, and one thing seems all but certain: It will be a major victory for the country’s conservative hard-liners.
Five months after Afghans went to the polls to choose a new president, election authorities have declared the incumbent, Ashraf Ghani, the winner, but his main opponent has rejected the result and said he will form his own “inclusive government”.
L’armée malienne reconstituée, arrivée jeudi dernier à Kidal, a passé son premier week-end dans cette localité aux mains des ex-rebelles. Elle est dans le camp militaire qu’elle occupait traditionnellement avant la crise. Composée de militaires et d’ex-combattants, le contingent est en période de rodage.
Christians, Jews, Zoroastrians, Armenians and Assyrians are getting ready to cast their ballots in Iran’s eleventh parliamentary elections. Under the Constitution, there are five reserved seats in the legislature for Iran’s religious minorities. Speaking to Press TV, voters said, their communities will take part in elections as it’s a national duty.
JERUSALEM — Israeli opposition leader Benny Gantz is vowing to form a government that will include neither the indicted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu nor the predominantly Arab parties in Parliament.
In a series of TV interviews two weeks before national elections, Gantz looked to project confidence that the March 2 vote will provide the decisive outcome that eluded the two previous elections last year.
Guardian Council, which vets prospective candidates, barred more than 9,000 from out of more than 16,000 aspirants.
Thousands of Iranian candidates approved to run in parliamentary elections kicked off their campaigns on Thursday ahead of next week's vote, even after authorities barred thousands of others from running, mainly reformists and moderates.
The February 21 parliamentary elections come amid high tensions between Tehran and Washington, which is at its peak in 40 years.
Ex-minister named as Iraq prime minister-designate, but anti-government demonstrators say he is part of ruling elite.
Baghdad, Iraq - Anti-government protesters in Iraq have been quick to dismiss President Barham Salih's appointment of Mohammed Tawfiq Allawi as prime minister-designate, as rallies took place in the capital, Baghdad, and cities in the country's southern provinces.
La Haute autorité indépendante de la communication audiovisuelle (HAICA) a mis en garde contre le “danger de l’utilisation croissante du discours religieux extrémiste pour l’incitation à son encontre et contre certains de ses membres, par des personnes qui savent depuis le début de la révolution utiliser des discours appelant à la violence et à la haine, exploitant leurs caractéristiques religieuses et partisanes, ce qui menace la sécurité des ses membres et leur sécurité. ”
Le gouvernement de la République du Mali lors du dernier conseil des ministres a annoncé la tenue des élections législatives dès le mois de mars 2020 pour le premier tour. Le collège électoral a été convoqué à cet effet. Une annonce suite à laquelle la Coordination des Mouvements de l’Azawad vient de réagir par un communiqué.
North African nation may be heading for new parliamentary elections over its inability to form a government.
Tunisia's Islamist Ennahdha party has rejected a new government proposal that excludes other parties, and is open to contest another election.
The biggest party in Parliament in a statement on Monday threatened to upend a second attempt to form a coalition government since elections in October, which fragmented the political establishment.
Designation of Elyes Fakhfakh comes 10 days after parliament rejected cabinet proposed by Ennahdha nominee Habib Jemli.
Germany has confirmed that the head of the internationally recognized Libyan government based in Tripoli, Faiez Serraj, and the head of the mainly eastern-based Libyan National Army, Khalifa Hafter, have been invited to the 19 January Berlin conference on Libya.
The USA, Russia, China, France, UK, Italy, Germany, Turkey, UAE, Republic of Congo, Egypt and Algeria, as well as the United Nations, the European Union, the African Union and Arab League – have all been invited.
udan's army has quelled a rebellion from former elite troops loyal to the ousted leader Omar al-Bashir.
Shooting broke out on Tuesday in the capital Khartoum and the city's airport was briefly closed amid the clashes.
The violence was sparked by a row over severance pay, the government said. The rebellious troops belong to an intelligence agency that is being disbanded.
Two soldiers were killed and four were injured in the unrest.