A significant step has been taken in forming the new government in Iraq, with long anticipated ministerial appointments finally established. The legislature voted to confirm 14 of Abd al-Mahdi's 22 cabinet nominees, enabling him to convene his government.
After the declaration of the election results earlier this month, current Prime-Minister, and PM-designate Sa'ad al-Hariri calls on parties to quickly form a coalition government to shield Lebanon from instability.
Victory for veteran nationalist Moqtada al-Sadr's Marching Towards Reform alliance in the Iraqi election would be a clear rejection of Iraqi elite that has run the country since the ouster of Saddam Hussein in 2003.
The date for the 2018 Iraqi Parliamentary Elections is quickly approaching. As a result, the Iraqi authorities are boosting their security procedures in order to protect the citizens throughout the Iraqi provinces.
Security issues have blighted Iraq for the past few years so the authorities have taken precautions by shutting the border crossings of the country so that the elections run without any security risks.
There is a parity in male and female candidates for the municipal elections on May 6th in Tunisia. Additionally, one in ten candidates has a disability. The new electoral regulations on equality is hoped to distribute representation and opportunity fairly across the country.