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Middle East

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 – December 18, 2018

Regional News and ViewsEgyptLos Angeles Times reports on Egypt’s continuing crackdown on journalists. LebanonHundreds protested in Beirut on Sunday against Lebanon’s political stalemate in a demonstration organized by the Communist Party.

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