Elections

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Fadi al-Zein, Walid Sulayman
The Islamists who swept the Kuwaiti parliamentary elections last week are already clamoring for a critical constitutional amendment that would make...
Thursday, February 9, 2012
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Yazan al-Saadi
A voter turnout of 60 percent in the Kuwaiti elections signals high expectations despite failed promises in the past and the absence of female MPs in...
Friday, February 3, 2012
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Mourad Traboulsi
Algeria already suffers from low voter turnout but this year’s parliamentary elections may hit a record low. Algiers – Algeria has never seen an...
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
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Mourad Traboulsi
Algerians and Moroccans may soon be able to cross the border between the two countries if campaigns by Islamist parties on both sides calling for...
Sunday, January 29, 2012
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Thaer Ghandour
Amid the supposed debate over electoral reform, the country’s political bosses are focused on tinkering with the existing system to maximize their...
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
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Naji Kheshnawi
Tunis – After the flight of former Tunisian President Zine el Abidine Ben Ali on 14 January 2011, a huge number of newly formed parties declared...
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
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Max Blumenthal
The US presidential election campaign that kicked off January 3 with the Iowa caucuses was the subject of a curious article attacking President...
Thursday, January 12, 2012
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The third and final round of Egypt’s parliamentary elections began Tuesday, with electoral participation rates expected to be as high as in previous...
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
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Egyptians returned to the voting booths on Wednesday for run-offs in the country's staggered parliamentary elections amid a five-day army crackdown...
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
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