Councillors have urged authorities to draw up legislation that would allow Bahrainis living abroad to vote in municipal council elections.
Members of the Northern Municipal Council yesterday voted in favour of the proposal, which
Qatar will be ready to deliver a World Cup no matter when it is played, the Gulf state's 2022 organising committee chief Hassan Al Thawadi assured on Thursday.
With Fifa set to vote March 19 on a recommendation for a World Cup
Arab League foreign ministers agreed on Saturday to formally present a draft resolution to the United Nations Security Council that will set a timeframe for the creation of a Palestinian state.
The ministers set up a committee com
Supporters of keeping Scotland in the United Kingdom have clawed back a tiny lead over separatists less than a week before Scots vote in an independence referendum that is balanced on a knife edge, opinion surveys showed on Friday.
Kuwaiti voters have elected pro-government candidates to replace five opposition MPs, who resigned two months ago, in by-elections that saw one of the lowest turnouts in the nation's history.
The results will boost the grip of
Nearly 600,000 votes have been cast in three days of an unofficial referendum on democratic reforms in Hong Kong, part of a civil campaign that has been branded illegal by the former British colony and by Communist Party authorities in Beijing.
Afghans headed back to the polls on Saturday for a second round of voting to elect a successor to President Hamid Karzai in a decisive test of Afghanistan's ambitions to transfer power democratically for the first time in its tumultuous hist
Egypt's new President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi kept Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb in his post on Monday and asked him to form a new government, state TV said, signaling his desire for continuity as he sets out to fix the economy and heal politic
A few hundred metre from the fluttering flags, patriotic songs and dancing crowds outside the constitutional court where Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi was sworn in as Egypt's president on Sunday, the mood was decidedly downbeat.