Gulf Times - parliamentary-elections
Kuwait cabinet approves decree for Dec 5 parliamentary vote

Kuwait cabinet approves decree for Dec 5 parliamentary vote

Kuwait's cabinet on Monday approved a draft decree for parliamentary elections to be held on Dec 5, the government communications centre said in a Twitter post.

Afghans vote amid chaos, corruption and Taliban threats

Afghans vote amid chaos, corruption and Taliban threats

Afghans voted on Saturday in parliamentary elections overshadowed by chaotic organisation, allegations of corruption and violence that has forced a postponement of the vote in the strategic southern province of Kandahar.

Lebanon PM replaces chief of staff after election setback

Lebanon PM replaces chief of staff after election setback

In a post-election speech last week Hariri said the party had been expecting a better result and there had been "gaps" in how it conducted its campaign, for which people would be held responsible.

Sicilians elect new governor in rehearsal for national vote

Sicilians elect new governor in rehearsal for national vote

Sicilians began voting for a new regional government on Sunday in a crucial ballot seen as a test of national trends ahead of parliamentary elections in the spring.

Libyan PM calls for elections in March

Libyan PM calls for elections in March

The head of Libya's UN-backed unity government has announced a new political roadmap for his violence-wracked country, with presidential and parliamentary elections to be held in March 2018.

Algeria's ruling coalition wins legislative elections

Algeria's ruling coalition wins legislative elections

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's party and its coalition ally have won a clear majority in parliamentary elections, the interior ministry said on Friday of a vote marred by a low turnout.

Algeria to hold parliamentary election on May 4

Algeria to hold parliamentary election on May 4

Algeria will hold parliamentary elections on May 4, the presidency said on Thursday, starting the countdown to the first ballot since the legislature's powers were boosted by amendments to the country's constitution.

Parliamentary elections being rigged, says Russian opposition

Parliamentary elections being rigged, says Russian opposition

Russian opposition leader Mikhail Kasyanov said on Thursday parliamentary elections next month were being rigged against his party, meaning it would have to win up to three times more votes ...

Iran's moderates make modest gains in run-off election

Iran's moderates make modest gains in run-off election

Politicians allied to President Hassan Rouhani came out strongest in a second round of parliamentary elections in Iran, but his moderate faction appeared unlikely to clinch an overall majority.

Syria holds parliamentary polls in regime-held areas

Syria holds parliamentary polls in regime-held areas

Syrians went to the polls on Wednesday in areas controlled by President Bashar al-Assad's regime for parliamentary elections dismissed by the opposition as illegitimate.