Michel Aoun, President

General Michel Aoun’s confidence of becoming president could not have been doubted, although many people were posing questions on that confidence’s source, and one of those people was the writer of these lines. Despite my objective approach towards the current balance of powers, I did not believe that the opportunity is already available for the arrival of General Michel Aoun to Presidency, with all that he holds of ideas...

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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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521 candidates to run for seats at Belarus parliament
Aug12

521 candidates to run for seats at Belarus parliament

Belarusian local elections commissions have registered 521 candidates for participation in upcoming parliamentary elections, where they will run for 110 seats at the House of Representatives (the lower house) of the National Assembly, head of the country’s Central Elections Commission Lidiya Yermoshina told TASS today. “We have registered 521 candidates, 93 candidates were rejected and 16 refused from taking part in the...

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Over 1.8 million Russian to be able to take part in parliamentary polls abroad
Aug03

Over 1.8 million Russian to be able to take part in parliamentary polls abroad

More than 1.8 million Russian nationals living abroad will be able to cast their votes at Russia’s parliamentary elections on September 18, Nikolai Levichev, a member of the Russia Central Election Commission (CEC), told TASS on Tuesday. “The Russian foreign ministry estimates the number of voters who can vote outside Russia at 1,872,390,” he said after a meeting between the commission’s top officials with Russian...

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Polling stations at Russian parliamentary vote to be organized in 145 countries
Aug03

Polling stations at Russian parliamentary vote to be organized in 145 countries

Russian national living in 145 world countries will be able to take part in the parliamentary elections in September, Nikolai Levichev, a member of the Russian Central Election Commission (CEC) told TASS on Tuesday. “This time, polling stations will be established in 145 countries,” he said. “However it creates a complicated problem of synchronizing all election procedures starting from the moment of the organization...

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