Following of current Algerian President’s nomination withdrawal, what are the scenarios possible for a peaceful resolution to the crisis in Algeria? Two options relate to Article 102, which states that the Speaker of Parliament would take office for 90 days without presidential powers.
After Algerian protesters rejected President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s offer to step down after one year should he be re-elected, his latest announcement that he will extend his fourth term is being met with more anger.
Al Nasr, Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi's bloc, looks to have won in only one province, according to preliminary results. Muqtada al Sadr backed Sa'iroun Alliance has come first in Baghdad and other provinces throughout Iraq.
With the nearing of the Iraqi Parliamentary Elections set to be held in a few days, ISIS have targeted candidates participating in the elections. The Iraqi government has declared that it has plans to secure the voting station for citizens.
Iraq's parliamentary elections set for May 12 will indirectly decide on a new prime minister and president. This is the fourth parliamentary elections since the 2003 US invasion of Iraq and the first since the liberation from ISIS.