Tag Archives: Elections

IHEC discloses the latest updates on the Iraqi Election

The Independent High Electoral Commission in Iraq disclosed today the latest details of the ongoing manual counting. Imad Jamil, a member of the Commission’s media team, told Al-Ghadeer News, “Today, the electoral stations whose results are contested will be manually counted in six governorates, which are Karbala with 101 stations, …

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Iraq is preparing for Election day

Iraq’s Election Supreme Security Committee released new directives related to the election day. The Committee spokesperson, Gen. Ghaleb Al-Atiya, told the Iraqi official news agency, “there will be restrictions on movement among the governorates, as well as all airports and border crossings will be closed between the October 9 and …

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IHEC: The electoral campaigns must be conducted according to the law

The Electoral Commission confirmed today that there is an organized mechanism for electoral campaigns. Nebras Abu Souda, assistant media spokesman in the Electoral Commission told Alghadeer News, “The electoral campaigns had started since the eighth of last July”, noting, “the commission has set the conditions that regulate the Electoral campaigning …

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Canadian PM Trudeau triggers federal election

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau officially announced on Sunday morning that Canada’s federal election will be held on September 20. Trudeau, also Canadian Liberal Party leader, made the announcement after his meeting with Governor-General Mary Simon, who approved his request to dissolve Parliament, triggering the issuing of the election writs …

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Leader of Islamic Revolution stresses republican, Islamic aspects of Iran calls June 18 vote ‘decisive’

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has delivered an address to the Iranians two days before polls open in Iran’s 13th presidential election, calling the forthcoming vote “decisive.” Ayatollah Khamenei began his remarks on Wednesday (June 16), broadcast live on state television and social media, by stressing …

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Algeria arrests prominent journalists, activist before election

Amnesty says arrests of Khaled Drareni, Ihsane El-Kadi, and Karim Tabbou are evidence of ‘chilling escalation’ in the clampdown on dissent. Authorities in Algeria have arrested two prominent journalists and a well-known opposition figure, just days before the country’s parliamentary election. Algeria is set to hold its first legislative election …

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Nicaragua arrests two more opposition figures

Authorities in Nicaragua have arrested two more potential presidential challengers to veteran leader Daniel Ortega in elections later this year. Felix Maradiaga and Juan Sebastián Chamorro have been accused of terrorism and plotting against Nicaragua’s sovereignty and independence. They were held under a controversial new security law passed in December …

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Egypt opposition urges “No” vote to extend president’s term.

A coalition of opposition political parties Thursday called on Egyptian voters to reject proposed constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030. The Civil Democratic Movement, which includes liberal and left-leaning parties, held a news conference to decry the amendments, calling them an “assault …

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