As the first round of Egypt's parliamentary elections came to a close on Monday night, turnout appeared weak for the second consecutive day, highlighting growing disillusionment since the army seized power in 2013.
Old enough to vote for the first time, student Sheeba Shamim, the daughter of a middle class family, and young construction workers sweating on a nearby building site are impatient for a government in India that delivers jobs and hope for the fu
Women helped propel Barack Obama to the White House in 2008, but their flagging enthusiasm for him reflected in recent polls has created uncertainty about who will capture the female vote in Tuesday's election.
More than eight million Egyptians voted in the opening round of their first free vote in six decades in what the election chief said was a turnout of 62 per cent, far higher than in the rigged polls of deposed President Hosni Mubarak.
Egyptians queued up to vote on Monday in the first big test of a transition born in popular revolutionary euphoria that soured into distrust of the generals who replaced their master, Hosni Mubarak.
In the nine months since a revolt ended
President Barack Obama launched the first in a series of executive actions on Monday aimed at bypassing Republicans in Congress to show American voters he is serious about tackling a jobs and housing crisis that endangers his re-election.
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
Police security is being beefed up to protect voters and candidates during next month's by-elections in Bahrain.
Police will be out in force to ensure safety at voting centres and key constituencies as part of a joint Justice, Islamic Affa
The National Election Committee (NEC) of the UAE has laid down strict guidelines and penalties to prevent voters and candidates from committing electoral irregularities.
Penalties for such irregularities could include denying the right to
The United Arab Emirates will increase the number of eligible voters for its second-ever advisory assembly elections to 80,000 from less than 7,000, the head of the group's election committee said on Wednesday.
"We expanded the electorate