Tag: Bahrain

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 – January 1, 2019

Upcoming ElectionsTurkey Local – March 31, 2019Hurriyet Daily News reports: The countdown for Turkey’s local polls – set to be held on March 31 – kicked off on Jan. 1, according to an electoral calendar released by the Supreme Election Council.” The Daily Sabah… Read More

Middle East – December 4, 2018

Recent Elections in the News Bahrain Bahrain elected a record number of women to their legislature in the second round of elections on Sunday. Now there are six women. The story has been all over the regional press…. Read More