Israel goes to the polls to elect a new parliament

The Israelis goes this Tuesday to the polls to elect a new parliament and determine if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, remains four years in office or if the Labourist Isaac Herzog is elected. Some 5.88 million voters are called to elect the 120 members of the chamber, in more...

UN and EU do not recognize the elections held in eastern Ukraine

The deputy spokesman of the United Nations (UN), Farhan Haq, described as “useless” the elections held last Sunday at Donbass, in eastern Ukraine. “The UN General Secretary Ban Ki-moon said recently that these elections will be useless, a position which still...

Ukraine: pro-Western parties triumph in parliamentary elections

Ukrainians voted in favor of a peaceful solution to the armed conflict in the east of the country, declared President Petro Poroshenko, after exit polls point to an overwhelming victory of the pro-Western parties. The block of the President and four other pro-Western movements,...

Ukrainian president dissolved parliament and called for elections

Ukraine will perform parliamentary elections on October 26 after the dissolution of Parliament on Monday by President Petro Poroshenko, accusing many MPs to support the pro-Russian rebels of the east. “I have decided to end prematurely with the authority of...

Mohammed Morsi Seeks to Return the Egyptian Parliament

Yesterday the Egyptian president, Mohammed Morsi, pronounced that he plans to reinstate the Parliament ruled by Islamists. Morsi ordered the immediate return of the legislators elected in 2011. Most of them were from Morsi political party. Morsi also asked for a new parliamentary...

Egypt Elections Have a Low Turnout

Egyptians are voting in run-off polls resulting from the first round of the new parliamentary elections. The Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party earned 36,6% of the 9,7 million ballots from last week polls. The Salafist al-Nour Party had 24,4% of the votes. This are...

Egyptians Cast Ballots in Parliamentary Elections

Today, November 28, 2011, the Egyptian population began to cast their ballots in the first parliamentary elections since the former dictator Hosni Mubarak was overthrown in a civil insurrection earlier this year. Long lines of people were seen outside many polling stations along...

Egypt sets a Date for Parliamentary Elections

Egypt’s parliamentary elections, the first since a popular uprising ousted president Hosni Mubarak in February, will start on November 28, the official MENA news agency has reported. The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces has set the date which will be held over three...