Elections Archives - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT

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Amir Taheri
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on : Monday, 8 Feb, 2016

Iran: Disputed Elections – the Media Faces a Challenge

In just three weeks’ time Iranians will be invited to go to the polls to elect the Islamic Consultative Assembly (Majlis) and the Assembly of Experts, two organs designed to give the Islamic Republic a democratic façade. The media have always faced the problem of how to cover these elections without compromising the ethics of journalism. “Elections in the Islamic Republic are different from elections anywhere else in the world,” writes the daily Etemad. “The point of our election...

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Heba El Koudsy
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on : Monday, 8 Feb, 2016

Trump Promises Terrorists Measures beyond Waterboarding

Washington- With just days before the second primary contest of the 2016 election, the Republican presidential candidates faced a skirmish of national security and veterans’ questions in the eighth national debate on Saturday. All of the hopefuls took shots at President Obama and Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton for being too weak on defense and too naive on foreign policy. Throughout the campaign thus far, the Republican field has promised to plus-up defense spending...

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on : Thursday, 4 Feb, 2016

Rouhani Warns of Elections’ Consequences

The Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani, warned of suspicions around the coming elections. He alluded that the authority might intervene in determining the results of the parliam...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Tuesday, 2 Feb, 2016

Rafsanjani Criticizes Disqualifying Hassan Khomeini from Iran Elections

Tehran- Former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani Monday criticized the disqualification of reformist candidates by hard-liners from national elections later this month...

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on : Tuesday, 2 Feb, 2016

Berri to Asharq Al-Awsat: Lebanese Presidential Elections are “Frozen”

Beirut- Lebanese Speaker of the Parliament, Nabih Berri, ruled out the possibility of any positive developments on the suit of presidency, despite the presence of two prime can...

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on : Saturday, 30 Jan, 2016

Cultural War Threatens Iran…

London- Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari, commander of the Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution of Iran, expressed his deep concern regarding the aftermath of the n...

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on : Saturday, 23 Jan, 2016

Iranian’s Trust in Elections Hanging by a Thread

After the Iranian Supreme Leader, Ali Khamenei, has portrayed his confidential acceptance and support of the reformist candidates’ rejection for the upcoming elections, a con...

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on : Saturday, 23 Jan, 2016

Green Movement Activists in Iran Promise a New Revolution

Iranian Green Movement activists launched campaigns on social networking media promising the current government with their return to streets to recapture the protests of 2009, ...

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on : Wednesday, 20 Jan, 2016

Rouhani Resorts to Khamenei after Rejection of 99 Percent of Reformist Candidates for Parliament Elections

Political reactions ran nonstop in Tehran after the Guardian Council has stunned both of the reform parties and the moderation party camps by refusing over 65 candidates revoki...

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Abdullah Mustafa
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on : Friday, 15 Jan, 2016

Moroccan Chairman Elected for Dutch Parliament

After four rounds of voting, Moroccan-Dutch Khadija Arib of the Labor Party came out as the winner with 83 of the 134 valid votes and became new chairwoman of the House of Re...

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