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25 May
Rouhani Wins Decisive Victory in Iran’s Presidential Election

On Friday, May 19, Iranians re-elected Hassan Rouhani with 57 percent of the vote, easily defeating his primary opponent, ...

15 May
Iran Prepares for Presidential Elections on May 19

On Friday, May 19, Iran will hold first-round election to choose its next president. Friday's contest ...

22 Feb
North African Leaders Plan Libyan Political Summit

North African diplomats are planning to hold a summit in the near future to try to find ...

23 Sep 2016
Morocco Prepares for October Parliamentary Elections

Morocco is preparing to hold parliamentary elections on October 7, marking its second parliamentary election ...

03 Aug 2016
Palestine to Hold Local Elections for First Time Since 2004

 Photo Credit: Reuters The Palestinian government has announced a date for local and municipal elections for October ...

12 May 2016
Lebanese Municipal Elections Spark Initial Optimism despite Low Turnout

Photo Credit: Daily Star Lebanon For the first time since 2010, Lebanon held municipal elections to ...

01 Mar 2016
Election Results Show Significant Gains for Iran’s Reformists and Moderates

Photo Credit: Foreign Policy The results of Iran’s February 26th parliamentary elections have indicated a strong ...

14 Dec 2015
Saudi Women Participate in Elections for First Time

Photo Credit: AFP Of the nearly 1,000 Saudi women who ran in local elections, approximately 20 ...

03 Nov 2015
Erdogan’s AKP Dominates Turkey’s Parliamentary Elections

Photo Credit: Reuters President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Justice and Development Party (AKP) claimed victory in Turkey's ...

31 Aug 2015
Egypt Sentences Journalists, Announces Parliamentary Elections

Photo Credit: Khaled Desouki An Egyptian court delivered sentences for three Al-Jazeera journalists who were charged with reporting ...