Netanyahu’s right-wing bloc wins Israeli polls with clear majority

Israel's ex-premier and leader of the Likud party Benjamin Netanyahu addresses supporters at campaign headquarters in Jerusalem early on Nov 2, 2022, after the end of voting for national elections. (RONALDO SCHEMIDT / AFP) JERUSALEM – The right-wing bloc of former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won the general elections with a clear majority in […]

Iraq must focus on nation-building after parliamentary elections

Pursue gains achieved by the past government to alleviate people’s sufferings, say analysts Followers of Shiite Muslim cleric Muqtada al-Sadr celebrate holding his posters, after the announcement of the results of the parliamentary elections in Tahrir Square, Baghdad, Iraq, Oct 11, 2021. (HADI MIZBAN / AP) Despite the apathy that resulted in low voter turnout […]

Armenian PM resigns for snap parliamentary elections

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan addresses his supporters gathered on Republic Square in downtown Yerevan on Feb 25, 2021. (PHOTO / AFP) YEREVAN – Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan announced his resignation Sunday to pave the way for the scheduled snap parliamentary elections in June. "In order to implement the decision on holding snap parliamentary […]

Palestinian factions agree to form unity govt after elections

This handout image provided by Egypt's State Information Service (SIS) on February 8, 2021 shows Saleh Abdel Ahad, representative of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine, speaking during the Palestinian National Dialogue hosted by Egypt's General Intelligence Service in the capital Cairo.(EGYPT STATE INFORMATION SERVICE / AFP) RAMALLAH – The Palestinian factions agreed […]