Content tagged with “elections”
Election fever in the United States is in full swing, with campaigns closing in on their final month. In Lebanon, the stakes appear even higher, though parliamentary elections won't happen until next...
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Two of the original political pillars of the March 14 alliance, namely former Prime Minister Saad Hariri and Druze leader Walid Jumblatt, reconvened in Paris for the first time in over...
Tags: March 14, elections
The upcoming 2013 parliamentary elections are shaping up to be a confrontation, yet again, between a camp that's supportive of the Syrian regime, consisting of Hezbollah, Christian leader Michael...
Tags: March 14, elections, March 8
With parliamentary elections coming up in 2013, most politicians have started the age-old debate on what next year's electoral law will be. With little agreement on an appropriate electoral law for...
Tags: Lebanon, elections, Voting, mutliconfessional
A controversial electoral law put forward by Lebanese Christian parties last week drew the ire of the country's non-Christian communities and civil society activists, who saw it as a sectarian move....
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The saga of the government formation in Lebanon may be resolved this week, as Shia militant group Hezbollah and its allies may have reached an agreement on the allotment of portfolios. However,...
Tags: Hezbollah, Syria, elections