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‘Vote buying’ alleged ahead of NA election – ‘Multimillion-dinar fund’ set up

09 Jul 2013
Kuwait
Fuente: 
Kuwait Times

Despite governmental promises to tackle irregularities ahead of parliamentary elections set for June 27, several dailies reported yesterday that primaries as well as vote buying activities are taking place in all constituencies. Al-Jarida daily reported that a vote’s price this year ranges between KD 1,000 to KD 2,000 “after the single-vote system cut the ‘supply’ and increased demand”, according to sources with knowledge of the issue.

Court to rule on freezing polls July 14

08 Jul 2013
Kuwait
Fuente: 
Kuwait Times

The administrative court yesterday set July 14 as the date to issue its ruling on a petition demanding that the July 27 election should be suspended because the current Cabinet is illegal. Lawyer Adel Abdulhadi, who filed the petition last week, argued in the court yesterday that the government’s composition is not in line with the constitution which requires that at least one of its members must be an elected MP.

State of emergency extended to three months

08 Jul 2013
Túnez
Fuente: 
Agence Tunis Afrique Presse

President Moncef Marzouki has decided to extend the state of emergency to three months as of July 3, the Presidency of the Republic announced on Monday.

The decision came after the proposal of military and security officials and after consultations with Prime Minister Ali Larayedh and National Constituent Assembly (NCA) President Mustapha Ben Jaafar, the same source added.

In another connection, the Presidency reported the improvement of the security situation in the country thanks to the efforts and sacrifices made by the national army and security forces.

Two ex-MPs among 47 new candidates – One candidate withdraws

07 Jul 2013
Kuwait
Fuente: 
Kuwait Times

Two former MPs, Jamal Al-Omar and Mohammad Al-Huwailah, were among 47 new candidates who registered to run in the July 27 election, raising the total number of hopefuls to 339 with just two days more for registrations. Mishari Mohammad Al-Anjari however became the first candidate to withdraw from the race yesterday. Pulling out of the race is open until 10 days before the actual election day. Registration closes tomorrow.

Advisory Council’s term extended until 2016 amid government transition

05 Jul 2013
Qatar
Fuente: 
Doha News

Qatar’s long-awaited legislative elections may not happen until 2016, following the former Emir’s decision to extend the Advisory (Shura) Council’s term for another three years. QNA previously announced that a decree regarding the council’s term was made in the last few hours of Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani’s rule, but just yesterday disclosed details of the decision. The Advisory Council’s term was last extended in 2010, until 2013, based on the constitutional provision that “extending the council’s term is permitted if it is found to be in the public’s best interest."

We will not negotiate before Morsi is freed: Badei

05 Jul 2013
Egipto
Fuente: 
Daily News Egypt

The Muslim Brotherhood refuses to cooperate and acknowledge the “usurped” government appointed after the overthrow of President Mohamed Morsi, its Supreme Guide Mohammed Badei said on Friday.

Despite of an arrest warrant issued against him on Thursday, Badei gave a speech at the pro-Morsi sit-in at Raba’a Al-Adaweya at 6:30pm. Security reports had initially indicated that he was detained following the overthrow of Morsi, but the Brotherhood denied his arrest.

New petition to suspend polls filed – Heavyweights among 38 new candidates

03 Jul 2013
Kuwait
Fuente: 
Kuwait Times

A Kuwaiti voter residing in the new residential area of Nahdha yesterday filed a new petition calling for the court to suspend the July 27 election because his area is not listed among any of the five electoral constituencies. As a result, the voter will not be able to participate in the election either as a candidate or voter. Under Kuwait election law, a candidate must be a registered voter and for citizens to vote, their residential areas must be part of any of the five constituencies.It was the third petition against the election.

Tahrir celebra con júbilo la expulsión del poder del presidente

03 Jul 2013
Egipto
Fuente: 
El País

El golpe de Estado en Egipto se ha consumado. Los militares han anunciado en televisión la destitución del presidente Morsi, la derogación de la Constitución y la disolución del Parlamento tras un gran despliegue de efectivos en El Cairo. Los manifestantes de la plaza Tahrir celebran la expulsión de los Hermanos Musulmanes del poder. Sigue la última hora de lo que ocurre en El Cairo

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Cabinet efforts stall as Parliament session awaits

28 Jun 2013
Líbano
Fuente: 
The Daily News Star

Efforts to forge an agreement on a new Cabinet appeared to be stalled Thursday as political rhetoric ramped up ahead of next week’s parliamentary sessions, the first since MPs extended their mandate and postponed elections. There has been no progress in attempts to form a new Cabinet, political sources said following a meeting between Prime Minister-designate Tammam Salam andCaretaker Social Affairs Minister Wael Abu Faour, a representative of Druze leader Walid Jumblatt.

Le mouvement 25 février appelle au boycott électoral

27 Jun 2013
Mauritania
Fuente: 
Alakhbar

Le Mouvement 25 février a qualifié les prochaines législatives et municipales en Mauritanie de "mascarade électorale à laquelle aucune force politique ne doit participer".

" Participer à ces élections, c’est contribuer à l’enracinement du régime militaire, unilatéral et corrompu. C’est aussi entraver la dynamique du changement tant réclamé par le  peuple mauritanien", selon le Mouvement qui a annoncé une campagne de sensibilisation de l’opinion publique sur la nécessité de boycotter ces élections.

 

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