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AbdullahAbdullah-042414.jpg Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission (IEC) has indicated that it is doubtful if there will be a clear winner in the first round of the presidential elections. IEC chairman Ahmad Yousuf Nuristani on Thursday released the latest tally of votes. After 82.6 percent of votes counted, former Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah leads the race with 43.8 percent, followed by former Finance Minister

The Speaker of the Syrian Parliament has announced that the presidential elections in the war-torn country will be held on June 3. Announcing the election on state television on Monday, Speaker Mohammed Laham said registration for presidential candidates will open on Tuesday. It will be the first...

Egyptian leftist politician Hamdeen Sabbahi submitted documents on Saturday to contest in the presidential election. His documents were endorsed by 31,100 citizens, while the minimum official requirement was 25,000. Sabbahi's opponent is the former military chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. Sisi is...