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Morales step off after Bolivia protests, lashes out at ‘coup’ 11 Nov 2019

Morales step off after Bolivia protests, lashes out at ‘coup’

Bolivian President Evo Morales said on Sunday he was resigning to ease violence that has gripped the South American nation since a disputed election, but he stoked fears of more unrest by saying he was the victim of a “coup” and faced arrest. Video footage showed clashes on the streets of La Paz and some […]

Afghanistan Election Results remains unsealed till November 28 Oct 2019

Afghanistan Election Results remains unsealed till November

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Afghan officials have set a new date for announcing the last month’s Afghanistan election results, after several delays. Hawa Alam Nuristani, head of the Independent Election Commission, says Sunday preliminary Afghanistan election results will be announced on Nov. 14. There is a delay on the initial deadline for sharing the results […]

Election results in India show huge drop in support for BJP and revival for Congress 16 Dec 2018

Election results in India show huge drop in support for BJP and revival for Congress

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in India suffered a major setback last week after losing three key states to the main opposition party Indian National Congress (INC). The results, which come barely four months before the general elections in India, have handed an opportunity for Congress to bounce back and recoup the political space […]

Amid surge in violence, Afghanistan sets date for 2019 presidential election 05 Aug 2018

Amid surge in violence, Afghanistan sets date for 2019 presidential election

 Afghan authorities have announced April 20, 2019 as the date for next presidential election, when the five-year term of President Ashraf Ghani-led national unity government (NUG) comes to an end. The announcement was made by Abdul Badi Sayed, chairman of the Afghanistan Independent Election Commission, who said many factors, including security, had to be taken […]

Pakistani election outcome, yet uncertain 24 Jul 2018

Pakistani election outcome, yet uncertain

 A renowned Pakistani journalist told the Tehran Times that the general election off Wednesday in Pakistan is hotly contested and the outcome is still unknown. Mehr Tarar is a Pakistan-based senior journalist, political commentator and author. She was formerly op-ed editor of Daily Times. In her interview with Tehran Times, she spoke about the general […]

Merkel lost the game! 23 Jun 2018

Merkel lost the game!

German Chancellor Angela Merkel attacked Iran’s regional policy in his most recent statement. This is while the German government is one of the main supporters of the terrorist and takfiri groups in the West Asian region. Many analysts of international affairs believe that Germany will support the killing of the Yemeni people by exporting arms […]

Sadr alliance announced winner of Iraq elections 19 May 2018

Sadr alliance announced winner of Iraq elections

The final results of the Iraqi election were announced on Saturday morning showing the Sairoon Coalition, led by Moqtada al-Sadr, won the most seats, followed by Fatih Coalition. Iraq’s Independent High Electoral Commission announced the final results a week after the polls were closed. According to the final results, the ‘Sairoon’ Coalition, led by Muqtada […]

Iran embassy congratulates successful Iraq election 15 May 2018

Iran embassy congratulates successful Iraq election

In a statement published on Monday, Iran’s embassy in Iraq congratulated the successful Iraq’s parliamentary election. The Islamic Republic of Iran welcomes the successful holding of Iraq’s parliamentary election in a secure and calm atmosphere and considers it as the continuation of Iraq’s remarkable victories against terrorism, the statement said. Congratulating the nation and government […]

Iraq election results to be announced tomorrow 13 May 2018

Iraq election results to be announced tomorrow

Iraq’s election commission has said that the results of Saturday parliamentary elections will be announced 48 hours after the polls closed on Saturday evening. According to Iraq’s election commission, the turnout which stood at 44 percent was lower than any other elections since 2003. The record low turnout was partly blamed on a curfew and restrictions […]

Resistance Movement win landslide victory in Lebanon elections 08 May 2018

Resistance Movement win landslide victory in Lebanon elections

Preliminary results show Hezbollah, Amal and their political allies have won majority of the seats in Lebanon’s parliamentary elections. The Secretary General of Hezbollah Hassan Nasrallah in a televised speech expressed his gratitude to Resistance Axis supporters yesterday afternoon, declaring the elections a national achievement. The Hezbollah and Amal are reported to have won 29 seats […]