Jordan’s Brotherhood back in parliament after vote
Sep23

Jordan’s Brotherhood back in parliament after vote

Jordan’s Muslim Brotherhood has made a return to parliament after winning 16 seats in the 130-member house, according to results announced Thursday by the country’s electoral commission. The Brotherhood’s Islamic Action Front (IAF) contested Tuesday’s polls after having boycotted two previous parliamentary elections in the kingdom, in 2010 and 2013, in protest at the electoral system and alleged voting fraud....

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Jordan awaits vote results as Brotherhood claims seats
Sep22

Jordan awaits vote results as Brotherhood claims seats

Jordan’s electoral commission on Wednesday began announcing the results of its general election with the influential Muslim Brotherhood set to return to parliament as a significant opposition force. A senior Brotherhood official said preliminary results indicated it was on course to win at least 16 seats in the 130-seat chamber, after the Islamists boycotted two previous polls in protest at the electoral system and alleged...

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