parliamentary elections

Syrians Vote for Parliament as Diplomacy Struggles

By John Davison and Laila Bassam DAMASCUS, April 13  – Syrians voted in a parliamentary election in government-held areas of the country on Wednesday in what voters called a show of support for President Bashar Al Assad, who is holding the poll in defiance of opponents seeking to oust him. The election is going ahead

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Polls Open in Turkey; Erdogan Hopes for Majority

Divided Turkey holds snap elections amid rising security and economic fears BY Staff Reporter  ANKARA/ISTANBUL (Nov 1): Turks began casting their votes on Sunday against a backdrop of economic and security concerns. The vote comes after failure to create a coalition government following June elections. The parliamentary elections–that were suddenly called–are set to decide the fate of the

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