Tag: Egypt

Egypt Senate Elections: August 11-12, 2020 and Parliamentary Elections: November 2020 (due) and Local Elections: 2020 (due)

Egypt elections

A voter in Egypt’s 2012 presidential election shows her inked finger, proof that she voted. Photo credit: VOA/Yuli Weeks (public domain) KEY FACTS Freedom House Rating Not Free Government Type Presidential Republic Population 104.1 million UPCOMING ELECTIONS Senate… Read More

Middle East

Middle East This Week – October 8, 2019

Middle East elections

Middle East This Week – October 1, 2019

Middle East This Week – August 13, 2019

Middle East This Week – July 23, 2019

Middle East This Week – July 16, 2019

Middle East This Week – June 18, 2019

Middle East

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