Bahrain’s election to the vice-presidency of a UN General Assembly session was hailed yesterday (July 7) as a major diplomatic achievement and international recognition.
Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa sa
Anyone trying to sabotage Bahrain's national elections could be jailed for two years and fined up to BD2,000 ($5,303) under new rules proposed by the Shura Council.
Civil servants would face a tougher punishment of up to three
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In a p
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Tunisians voted on Sunday in parliamentary elections that bring full democracy finally within their reach, four years after their uprising cast out autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali.
Tunisia has fared better than its neighbours who
Tunisians elect a new parliament on Sunday as the prospect of a full democracy finally comes within their reach, four years after they cast out autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali.
Tunisia has fared better than neighbours who also ou
A nationwide campaign has been launched to encourage Bahrainis to cast their ballots in the upcoming national elections.
It includes setting up social media networks, 12-hour hotlines, SMS services and an interactive website ahead
Bahrain's parliamentary elections will be held on November 22 and a second round, if needed, will be held on November 29.
His Majesty King Hamad issued a decree in this regard last night (September 22), said a report in the Gu