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Son of former Libyan ruler Gaddafi runs for president
Middle East

Son of former Libyan ruler Gaddafi runs for president

TRIPOLI, Nov 14 (Reuters) – The son of Libya’s late dictator Muammar Gaddafi appeared for nearly the first time in…
Record low turnout suggests vote to throw out Iraq’s elite will leave them in power
Middle East

Record low turnout suggests vote to throw out Iraq’s elite will leave them in power

BAGHDAD, Oct 11 (Reuters) – Record low turnout in Iraq’s parliamentary election suggested on Monday that a vote billed as…
Early results show record low turnout in Iraq election
Middle East

Early results show record low turnout in Iraq election

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq saw a record low election turnout since the US-led invasion that toppled dictator Saddam Hussein, the…
Iraqis cast ballots hoping for change few expect to happen
Middle East

Iraqis cast ballots hoping for change few expect to happen

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqis cast ballots on Sunday for a new parliament in a vote boycotted by many of the…
Google, Apple remove Navalny’s tactical voting app as Russian polls open
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Google, Apple remove Navalny’s tactical voting app as Russian polls open

Alphabet’s Google and Apple have removed jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny’s tactical voting app from their stores, his team said on Friday.…
Moroccan elections will be about math, not change
Middle East

Moroccan elections will be about math, not change

The Moroccan elections take place next Wednesday and will be the first time that newly formulated electoral rules apply, including…
Ethiopia votes in greatest electoral test yet for Abiy
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Ethiopia votes in greatest electoral test yet for Abiy

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia was voting Monday in the greatest electoral test yet for Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed…
Voices of Iranians ahead of the presidential election
Middle East

Voices of Iranians ahead of the presidential election

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranians this week are preparing to vote in — or perhaps to boycott — a presidential…
Iran’s ex-parliament speaker demands explanation for vote disqualification
Middle East

Iran’s ex-parliament speaker demands explanation for vote disqualification

The former speaker of the Iranian parliament Ali Larijani demanded on Saturday an explanation from an election watchdog on why…
As Iran prepares to vote, its battered economy a major worry
Middle East

As Iran prepares to vote, its battered economy a major worry

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Almost six years ago, Iranians poured into the streets to celebrate Tehran’s nuclear deal with world…
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