Tag: Algeria

Middle East This Week – June 25, 2019

Middle East This Week – June 18, 2019

Middle East This Week – June 11, 2019

Middle East This Week – June 4, 2019

Upcoming ElectionsTurkey, Istanbul Mayoral Rerun – June 23, 2019Hurriyet Daily: “Local do-over elections on June 2 have reversed the outcome of the March 31 elections in two out of four provinces.” Sultan Erdogan goes all out to steal Istanbul election rerun. https://t.co/gOfkOycFsb… Read More

Middle East This Week – May 27, 2019

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Upcoming ElectionsAlgeria Presidential – scheduled for July 4, 2019 (delays possible)AFP: “Algeria’s army chief on Monday urged demonstrators to accept presidential polls set for July 4 to elect a successor to ousted president Abdul Aziz Bouteflika. Protest leaders… Read More

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Upcoming ElectionsTurkey Local – March 31, 2019Amberin Zaman in Al-Monitor: “Turkish ruling party sets up mobile food stalls to lure votes” Henry J. Barkey, “The Kurdish Awakening,” in Foreign Affairs: “[In] Turkey, although representatives of the left-wing, Kurdish-dominated… Read More

Middle East This Week – February 5, 2019

Upcoming ElectionsTurkey Local – March 31, 2019Both the government and the opposition say that Turkey’s upcoming local elections are the first test of the new presidential system, adopted in July 2018, which moved almost all political power into… Read More

Middle East This Week – January 29, 2019

Upcoming ElectionsOn deck: Egypt local (planned for the first half of 2019 – delays possible); Turkey local (March 31); Israel snap parliamentary (April 9); Algeria presidential (April 18); Qatar municipal (May – councils are advisory only with no actual… Read More

Middle East This Week – December 25, 2018

Upcoming Elections Israel Snap Parliamentary – April 9, 2018 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition has announced plans to dissolve the Knesset and hold snap elections on April 9, 2019. This is no surprise. The coalition has a razor-thin… Read More