Egypt: Opposition figures call nation to boycott ‘one-candidate’ election

A group of prominent figures in the Egyptian opposition Sunday called on the nation to stay away from March presidential election arguing that the process has lost credibility after potential challengers to AbdelFattah al-Sisi backed out. The opposition figures in Read more

UN-Lebanon: factions’ participation in foreign wars threatens Lebanese stability

U.N Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has warned that the peace and stability of Lebanon are threatened by the Lebanese factions participating in foreign wars in the Middle East. In a report to the Security Council on the implementation of UN Read more

Lebanon: Hezbollah backs Aoun’s FPM, wants peace to prevail

Hezbollah’s Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah renewed his organization’s alliance with the Free Patriotic Movement (FPM) led by Michel Aoun and urged the FPM and the al-Mustaqbal movement to find a solution to their differences in a “serious dialogue.” Addressing the political situation Read more

Syria announces Presidential election dates, opposition reacts

Syria has announced 3rd June for presidential elections despite the ongoing civil war in the country. The Speaker of the Parliament, Mohammed al-Lahham made the announcement in parliament during a special session of the People’s Assembly in Damascus on Monday Read more