Elections

Iran says hundreds of protesters released from detention

Jan 14, 2018

Iranian officials say hundreds of people detained in recent weeks during anti-government protests have been released and acknowledge that at least 25 people were killed during the unrest

Iraq PM vows to lead diverse coalition in May election

Jan 14, 2018

Iraq's prime minister says he will lead a "cross-sectarian" list in national elections proposed for May, hoping to build off last year's victory against the Islamic State group

Ex-army chief to run in Egypt's presidential elections

Jan 12, 2018

A top politician says that a former Egyptian army chief of staff will contest the upcoming presidential elections in March, as other candidates have faced heavy pressure to drop out

Majority of Egypt's lawmakers want president to run again

Jan 11, 2018

More than 500 of Egypt's 596 lawmakers have signed "recommendations" for President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to run for a second, four-year term in this year's elections

Egypt sentences 23 to life in prison over 2013 violence

Jan 9, 2018

An Egyptian court has sentenced 23 alleged Muslim Brotherhood members to life in prison on charges linked to the unrest that followed the 2013 military overthrow of an elected Islamist president

Iran lawmaker says some 3,700 arrested amid protests, unrest

Jan 9, 2018

A lawmaker says Iranian security forces arrested some 3,700 people during widespread protests and unrest over the past two weeks, offering a far higher number than authorities previously released

Analysis: Iran protests show danger of economic woes

Jan 9, 2018

Analysis: Days of protests in Iran show danger of economic woes as country nears 40th anniversary of the revolution

Egypt sets election for March, with outcome all but certain

Jan 8, 2018

Egypt will hold its presidential election over three days in March, with President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi virtually guaranteed to run for and win a second four-year term amid a heavy clampdown on dissent

Egypt says presidential election to be held March 26-28, runoff in April

Jan 8, 2018

Egypt says presidential election to be held March 26-28, runoff in April

Egyptian former PM not to run in 2018 presidential elections

Jan 7, 2018

Egyptian former prime minister says he won't run against President el-Sissi in elections due later this year

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