Elections

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Tareq Abdel Hay
Al-Akhbar meets the founders of two new Syrian parties as they prepare to contest the forthcoming parliamentary elections. Political pluralism has...
Sunday, March 18, 2012
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Lina Attalah
Revolutionary and pro-democracy forces have been able to find multiple battles in Egypt’s presidential contest and it is in the midst of these...
Thursday, March 15, 2012
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Elie Chalhoub
Insiders say the Syrian regime is confident it is getting a grip on the crisis, but expects no early end to unrest. It took us more than one hour to...
Thursday, March 15, 2012
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At least 500 Egyptians have taken the first step to run for president, election officials said on Wednesday. They said the 500 have obtained...
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
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Bisan Kassab
Former SCAF advisor and Sadat-era minister seen as “consensus candidate” for the presidency, though Muslim Brotherhood insists its still undecided....
Friday, March 9, 2012
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Elie Chalhoub
The figures spoke for themselves. The turnout in Iran’s parliamentary elections and the political diversity of the victors are being held up as the...
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
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Doha Shams
From the window overlooking the pier of Gaza’s humble port, you can see nothing at night but two lamp posts barely lighting the space underneath....
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
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Rana Mamdouh
Having denied the public a direct vote in deciding who writes the new constitution, the ruling military council seems to be using a challenge to...
Monday, March 5, 2012
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Rana Mamdouh
Despite becoming the leading political party in ُEgypt's parliament, the Muslim Brotherhood has yet to field a presidential candidate while seemingly...
Thursday, March 1, 2012
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