Dancer Amira Al-Hasan: I Will Sue Those who Launched Campaign against Me
An Egyptian dancer, holder of Bahraini passport, candidate for Bahraini elections said that she filed a complaint to the Bahraini Public Prosecutor against what she described as a “vicious media campaign”
Naturalized Candidates Buy Votes for 10 Dinars
Citizens determined to run for Parliamentary elections complained about vote buying in their districts. According to an article published in Al-Bilad newspaper by Rashid Al-Ghaeb, the bourse on buying votes started with 10 BD for a vote, especially in districts inhabited by new Bahraini citizens, who have recently acquired the nationality.
Sources Say Elections to be Held on November 24: Local Newspaper
A well-informed source said that the municipality and Parliamentary elections are expected to be help on Saturday, November 24, 2018, a local newspaper reported.
Shura Council Passes Law Preventing Members of Dissolved Political Societies from Participating in Parliamentary Elections
The Shura Council agreed, in consensus, in its session, on preventing leaders and members of political societies dissolved in a final verdict for committing grave breaches of the provisions of the Constitution from running into elections. It also prevented those who intended to violate or disrupt parliamentary and constitutional life from running into elections.
Lebanese Embassy in Bahrain Won’t Open Polling for Parliamentary Elections Due to Lack of Required Number of Voters
Lebanese Embassy in Bahrain issued a circular to Lebanese residents in the Gulf island stating that the Lebanese parliamentary elections vote will not be held in Bahrain.
Egyptians in Bahrain Start to Cast their Votes in Presidential Elections
Egyptian expatriates in Bahrain started to cast their votes in the presidential elections, which has officially opened its doors to Egyptians living abroad for 3 days.
Bahrain Chamber of Commerce: March 17 Deadline for Contesting Election Results
Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) announced that, regarding the selection of dates for contesting the results of the election, the offices of the Chamber will be open on Friday and Saturday.
Egyptian Embassy in Bahrain: Presidential Poll from March 16 to 18
Embassy of Egypt to the Kingdom of Bahrain issued a circular on the voting rules and procedures for Egyptians residing outside Egypt in the 2018 presidential elections.
23 Thousand Egyptians in Bahrain will Vote in Presidential Elections in Embassy’s Headquarters
Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to Bahrain Soha Al-Far said that the number of Egyptian community residing in Bahrain is about 23000, according to the latest official study of Labour market regulatory authority.
Bahraini Gov’t Approves Toughening “Electoral Crimes” Penalty to 2-Year Imprisonment & 2000 Dinar Fine
The Bahraini government approved toughening the penalty for “electoral crimes” for up to two years imprisonment and a 2,000 dinar fine, which is part of a bill to amend the election system of municipal council members.
Ex-Iranian President Ahmadinejad Submits his Name for Presidential Election
Ex-Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad submitted his name on Wednesday for registration as a candidate in Iran's presidential election in May, state media reported.
Kuwait Opposition in Strong Election Showing
slamist-dominated opposition groups and their allies secured nearly half of the Kuwaiti parliament's seats, official results showed Sunday, raising fears of fresh political wrangling in the oil-rich Gulf state.
Kuwaiti Ruler Dissolves Parliament, Opens Way for Early Elections
The Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah ordered the dissolution of parliament on Sunday, opening the way to fresh elections.
US State Department: John Kerry Discussed Upcoming 2018 Election with Bahraini Opposition
The US Department of State confirmed news circulated in the media about an unannounced meeting between US Secretary of State John Kerry and members of the opposition and civil society during his visit to Bahrain.
Kerry in Manama: Bahraini Opposition Made Great Mistake by Boycotting Election
The US Secretary of State John Kerry criticized the Bahraini opposition for boycotting the elections during a press conference with his Bahraini counterpart.
2 Suspects Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison over Burning Parliament Candidate Tent
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain’s First High Criminal Court sentenced 2 suspects to 5 years in prison over setting fire to a parliamentary candidate tent.
Iran's Supreme Leader Says Bahraini People's Demand to Vote Is Logical
Bahrain Mirror: The Supreme Leader of the Iranian Revolution, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Sunday (November 1, 2015) that Bahraini people's demands are "logical".
Salman Al Khalifa Says he Ran for FIFA President to Heed Football Community Calls
Bahrain Mirror: The President of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and Vice President of the International Football Federation (FIFA) Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa announced on Monday (October 26, 2015) that he submitted an official application to run for FIFA presidency in the elections set to be held at the extraordinary meeting of the federation's General Assembly in Zurich, Switzerland, on February 26.