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Bahrain to hold 2nd round of elections

While five new MPs were elected in Bahrain’s parliamentary by-elections, there were no outright winners in nine remaining constituencies, which will host a second round of voting next Saturday (October 1). Candidates required more than 50

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Bahrain by-elections see 51.4pc turnout

Voter turnout for Bahrain’s parliament by-elections held last Saturday (September 24) stood at 51.4 per cent. The Cabinet congratulated His Majesty King Hamad on the successful polls. 'Bahraini people have reaffirmed their keen

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Thousands vote in Bahrain's by-election

Thousands of Bahrainis turned out to vote in yesterday's (September 24) parliament by-election, braving threats and intimidation to cast their ballots for the 14 seats available in the Northern, Manama and Central Governorates. Tailbacks w

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Foreign media to cover Bahrain polls

Foreign journalists will be allowed into Bahrain to cover Saturday's by-election, despite fears they will use the polls as a cover to film one-sided broadcasts with radical groups, said a senior official. The Information Affairs Author

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Bahrain sets up poll media centre

Bahrain’s Information Affairs Authority (IAA) has set up a media centre for local and foreign journalists to cover parliament by-elections on Saturday. The media centre is at Isa Cultural Centre, Juffair, and is expected to be open on Thur

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Bahrainis abroad cast their votes

Hundreds of Bahrainis living overseas yesterday (September 20) voted for candidates standing in the parliament by-election. Embassies and consulates worldwide opened their doors for people to cast their ballots with 14 seats still up for g

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Bahrain by-election voting starts tomorrow

The first round of voting in the parliament by-elections is set to take place tomorrow September 20) at Bahrain’s diplomatic missions around the world. Bahrainis travelling abroad on polling day can contact the election call centre on 7727

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Bahrain election candidates receive threats

Ten candidates taking part in the upcoming by-elections in Bahrain have been receiving warnings against their participation, said a top official. 'The threats were mainly letters, text messages and phone calls made to candidates asking

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Bahrain by-elections campaign takes off

Candidates for the 17 remaining seats in Bahrain’s parliament have kicked off their election campaigns. A total of 187,080 voters will cast their ballots on September 24 for the 75 registered candidates. The by-elections will be he

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75 to contest Bahrain by-elections

Seventy-five candidates are in the fray for Bahrain’s by-elections set to be held this month, said a senior official. A total of 187,080 voters will cast their ballots on September 24, legislation and legal opinion commission president and

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