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On 15 November Tarek Al-Awady, a middle-aged Egyptian lawyer famous for defending political prisoners, declared via a post on his official Facebook account that he will declare himself a potential presidential candidate in the upcoming 2018 elections. This announcement comes at a time when Egyptians are buckling under the weight of economic hardships, and elections …
US will recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, says Trump
After accusations of election fraud and mass protests five years ago, the Russian government is working hard to make Sunday’s parliamentary elections look fair. However, experts agree that appearances are deceiving.
Two candidates are competing for a seat following MP’s death
Lawyer says the possibility of suing the parliamentary speaker is being studied
Elections are all about money, says candidate
The Legislative Committee referred the verdict to Ali Abdul Aal following disputes over its legality and constitutionality
MP Amr Al-Shobaky to swear parliamentary oath in upcoming general session
The Cassation Court revoked Mansour’s membership after a recount of the votes proved that his opponent had garnered more support
Court verdict to annul MP’s membership still not executed in favour of rival candidate
Russian electoral commission invites 89 countries, organisations, and diplomats to monitor the parliamentary elections
Cabinet approved draft law Tuesday
Nine candidates ran for club presidency of the nationwide association for judges, among a total of 93 candidates to form a new board of directors.
Sunderland in north-eastern England has become the poster child for the post-industrial, working class anger that drove the Brexit vote, as Peter Geoghegan reports.
Exit polls have indicated a swing to the opposition Labor Party in Australia’s general election. PM Turnbull had called snap elections hoping to secure more seats but may now face a hung parliament.
Constitutional judges in Austria unanimously agreed that holding a repeat presidential election will strengthen trust in democracy. They were astounded by inconsistencies in the handling of the ballots.
Despite officials’ promises, Maat claims local municipal elections impossible before end of 2016
Firing his campaign manager Corey Lewandowski won’t solve the core issue of Donald Trump’s presidential run, a US elections scholar tells DW. To get to the root of the problem, Trump simply needs to look in the mirror.
Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni began his fifth term in power on Thursday when he was sworn into office after winning the elections in February. Opposition parties are however challenging the results.
The Supreme Electoral Commission (SEC) announced Mohamed Al-Shora as the winner in the Talkha constituency in Daqahleya governorate, who will replace expelled MP Tawfik Okasha.
The national coalition was earlier criticised for alleged attempts to take over seats
Sixteen out of 28 candidates were accepted to run for the vacant seat
MP Nader Mostafa replaced Sameh Seif El-Yazal who died last week
“Public approval of parliamentary performance is in monthly decline, and could near zero popularity by end of first legislative term,” says report
Cabinet and parliament mutual endorsement power guarantee for both, despite constitutional parliament authority
The call for assembly follows State Council decision to vacate elections results
Many perceive Tawfik Okasha as being responsible for his expulsion, having antagonised people in high places, including the president