In Iran, hardliners have won not because of widespread support, but because of widespread apathy.
Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli says 42.57 percent of voter turnout in parliamentary election is "acceptable" as polls took place amid bad weather, air disaster, and coronavirus outbreak.
SOAS Professor Arshin Adib-Moghaddam talks to TRT World about the upcoming Iranian parliamentary election.
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the country's supreme leader, told Iranians to "disappoint the enemy" by voting in Friday's parliamentary election, which comes during one of the most testing periods for Iran since the ouster of the pro-US shah in 1979.
The Iranian Guardian Council disqualified thousands of candidates, including reformists and conservatives, for parliamentary elections with low turnout expected.
The downing of the Ukrainian airliner, a harsh crackdown on protests and a drastic vetting system could mean Iranians stay home in large numbers on election day.
Israel's draconian control over freedom of movement has haunted Palestinians for decades. Now its debilitating effect on society means many Palestinians are finding love, and getting married, over social media.
Kuwait’s state-run news agency, KUNA, reported that Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber al Sabah formally submitted his Cabinet’s resignation to the country’s ruler, Sheikh Sabah al Sabah.
Tunisians are going to choose the president among a populist tycoon who just got out of jail against a conservative professor in a runoff vote on Sunday.
Nothing is certain in Tunisia's presidential election, only the second since the 'Arab Spring'.
While European and American diplomats are preoccupied with Brexit, Iran or US elections, something might be simmering in Georgia that deserves their attention.
Zelenskiy's Servant of the People party — named after the sitcom he starred in before his shock presidential win in April — took 43.9 percent of the vote in Sunday's election, according to combined figures from three pollsters.
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