Posts Tagged ‘presidential’

Catastrophe since 2017: How to cover France’s presidential election?

November 22, 2021 by Ramin Mazaheri and cross-posted with PressTV It’s a question which appears almost too basic a starting point, but not when we recall what a catastrophe the heart of Western Europe has been since 2017: What is to be done about France? Emmanuel Macron: Marketed as Prince Charming but who quickly became Evil […]

Obama Presidential Center Brings Rising Costs to Low-Income Chicago Residents

As the Obama Presidential Center continues construction near Chicago’s South Shore neighborhood, many low-income residents are asking the city for protection over fears that property taxes, insurance, and interest rates will skyrocket as the neighborhood changes to a more upscale area. Many residents of the Woodlawn and South Shore neighborhoods fear being driven out of […]

Probe launched over alleged rape at French presidential palace

French authorities are investigating an alleged rape that occurred earlier this year in the presidential Elysee Palace, the Paris prosecutor’s office said Friday. A woman soldier working at the palace accused a fellow serviceman of rape, according to French President Emmanuel Macron’s office. Both were stationed at the Elysee, but the accused serviceman has since […]

French presidential election: Who’s who in the race to replace Macron?

The list of people hoping to create an upset and unseat Emmanuel Macron is quickly growing with six months to go before France’s presidential election. Macron has not yet announced he will be running for a second term but is widely expected to do so. His main challenger within the centrist La Republique en Marche […]

Taliban Buys Hunter Biden Painting For Presidential Palace

KABUL—After a long week conquering Afghanistan, the Taliban has taken over the presidential palace in Kabul, and is so happy to finally enjoy the luxury of beds and electricity and bathrooms that they have been deprived of for so long as they hid out in the harsh mountains for twenty years. But after just a […]

Taliban take control of Kabul and presidential palace, Ashraf Ghani flees

Taliban forces are assuming control of the Afghan capital Kabul and have taken control of the presidential palace, after the country’s president Ashraf Ghani fled to Tashkent, Uzbekistan.  One of the Taliban’s units shared pictures of the Palace interior – seemingly intact, but empty and abandoned by Afghan officials – on an official Telegram account. […]

Tunisia’s Presidential Takeover Could Spiral Out Of Control, Foreign Powers Eager To Get Involved

In what is being called a coup by leading political parties in Tunisia, the country’s President Kais Saied swiftly froze parliament and relieved the government of its duty, placing complete power in his own hands. This was followed by both protests and celebrations throughout the country, but could quickly turn much more violent if the […]

US Targets Nicaraguan Presidential Election

By Roger Harris, Popular Resistance. July 15, 2021 | Educate! Above photo: A man walks by a mural depicting Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, in Managua, Nicaragua March 30, 2020. Reuters/Stringer. Former Solidarity Activists Echo Imperial Talking Points. Before Henry Kissinger became a Clinton pal, liberals condemned him for saying: “I don’t see why we need to stand […]

Dirty Tricks Campaign In Peru To Deny The Left’s Presidential Victory

Above Photo: @PedroCastilloTe/Twitter. Half an hour’s taxi ride from the House of Pizarro, the presidential palace in Lima, Peru, is a high-security prison at the Callao naval base. The prison was built to hold leaders of Sendero Luminoso (Shining Path), particularly Abimael Guzmán. Not far from Guzmán’s cell is that of Vladimiro Montesinos, intelligence chief […]

Brazil’s 2022 presidential vote will be between ‘fascism and democracy’, ex-leader Lula says

Brazil’s 2022 presidential election will be ballot between “fascism and democracy”, former leftist leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva told Euronews, as he mulls mounting a challenge against incumbent Jair Bolsonaro. Lula, 75, led the Latin American country between 2003 and 2010, introducing popular social measures that lifted millions out of poverty. But the Workers’ […]

Trump debuts at 41st in C-SPAN presidential rankings

In the administrative skills category, Trump was ranked last among the 45 former presidents. He also fell in last in the category of moral authority, just below Buchanan — who is most widely known for his failure to prevent the Civil War. Trump fared better in the Public Persuasion category, in which he was ranked […]

Britney Spears Considers Presidential Run As Only Person The Left And Right Both Agree With

Britney Spears Considers Presidential Run As Only Person The Left And Right Both Agree With LOS ANGELES, CA—After achieving bipartisan support for her cause among both the Left and the Right, Britney Spears has announced that if she wins her battle against conservatorship, she will consider running for president since she’s the only person literally everyone agrees with.  […]

Iran: Results of the Presidential Election

Ebrahim Raisi, Chairman of the Supreme Court, won 17.8 million votes in Iran’s 13th presidential election, which took place on June 18, Jamal Orf, Chairman of the Election Commission, announced. The other three candidates standing for election received considerably fewer votes. But it was even before the official announcement of the results that other leaders […]

Ebrahim Raeisi wins presidential race by landslide, preliminary results show

Saturday, 19 June 2021 6:06 AM [ Last Update: Saturday, 19 June 2021 8:44 AM ] Source Presidential candidate Ebrahim Raeisi casts his ballot in Iran’s 2021 presidential candidate, in Shahr-e Rey, near Tehran, on June 18, 2021. (Photo by Mehr news agency) Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi has won Iran’s 2021 presidential election by a landslide, […]

Apathy greets Iran presidential vote dominated by hard-liner

Balloting came to a close at 2.a.m. Saturday, after the government extended voting to accommodate what it called “crowding” at several polling places nationwide. Paper ballots, stuffed into large plastic boxes, were to be counted by hand through the night, and authorities said they expected to have initial results and turnout figures Saturday morning at […]

Iranian presidential candidates face off in final showdown

TEHRAN— Seven presidential candidates gathered at the IRIB building on Saturday to discuss their plans and elaborate on their views on “people’s concerns” in the third and final presidential debate. The candidates arrived at IRIB building at 3:30pm to prepare for the third debate. The candidates arrived in turn, based on the drawing of lots […]

Government says is impartial in presidential elections

Government says is impartial in presidential elections – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – The presidential chief of staff on Wednesday said the government is “quite impartial” toward the presidential elections. “If some want to attribute a candidate to the government and say that the government backs one candidate is not true,” Mahmoud Vaezi told reporters after a […]

Iran congratulates Syria on ‘successful’ presidential election

Iran congratulates Syria on ‘successful’ presidential election – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and the Iranian Foreign Ministry have congratulated Syria on holding a successful presidential election which resulted in another seven-year term for President Bashar al-Assad. “I sincerely congratulate Your Excellency on the successful holding of the elections and your re-election as […]

Talking Syria’s Presidential Elections, With Laith Marouf & Myself (in Damascus)

May 28, 2021  Eva Bartlett Brief conversation I had last night with geopolitical analyst Laith Marouf about yesterday’s Syrian presidential elections. I visited eastern Ghouta towns yesterday and saw jubilation among Syrians on the streets, including in Douma, singing and dancing. [embedded content] No matter what the lame corporate media is saying about the elections, […]

Kurdish SDF Terrorists Block Syrians from Voting in Presidential Election

 ARABI SOURI MAY 25, 2021 The Kurdish SDF terrorists occupying regions in northern Syria with the help of the US forces have blocked all the crossings from the regions they occupy into government-controlled areas to prevent the Syrians from voting in the presidential election. A statement issued by the so-called Syrian ‘Democratic’ Administration stated that all crossing with […]

Eventful 12 hours marks historical day for presidential election

Eventful 12 hours marks historical day for presidential election – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — The 2021 election has been one of a kind so far, yet events occurred on May 24 and 25 made the presidential elections all the more interesting. It all began at 00:00 of May 25, when Fars News published a list of […]

Syrian Presidential Election Conducted Around the World – One Voter Killed in Lebanon

Posted on May 22, 2021 by martyrashrakat ARABI SOURI MAY 20, 2021 In the Syrian diplomatic missions abroad, the Syrian presidential election was conducted today from Australia to Argentina, a beautiful process marred only by a terrorist attack on Syrian refugees in Lebanon killing one of them while heading to the embassy to cast his vote. […]

New poll shows over 43% will participate in presidential election

TEHRAN — According to the most recent poll conducted by ISPA, (Iranian Students’ Polling Agency), 43.7 of the respondents have said they will surely participate in the coming presidential elections. According to the poll, 9.3% of the responders also said they will most likely participate.  ISPA has concluded that at the end of the Iranian […]

Liz Cheney Hints at 2024 Presidential Run

Liz Cheney said that her father, former Vice President Dick Cheney, was advising her to run for president in 2024. Cheney made her comments on Sunday during ABC’s “This Week”. Brietbart reports: Jon Karl asked, “Jim Jordan talking about a possible Trump 2024 run said, ‘There’s no way he is losing. He’s going to win the […]

Two Main Contenders Sign Up for Iran’s Presidential Election

Ali Larijani, former chairman of the parliament of Iran, shows his identification document as he registers as a candidate for the presidential election at the Interior Ministry, in Tehran, Iran May 15, 2021. Photo: Majid Asgaripour/ WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS Two of the main contenders to become Iran‘s president, hardline judiciary chief […]

60 Per Cent of Police & Military Say They Will Support Le Pen in French Presidential Election

60 per cent of police and military say they will support populist Marine Le Pen in next year’s French presidential election, with the number even higher among active duty police. A survey published by the Centre for Political Research of Sciences Po (Cevipof) found that a plurality of 44 per cent of police and military […]

Rep. Liz Cheney Leaves Door Open for 2024 Presidential Run, Won’t Leave GOP

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), after she was ousted from her House Republican leadership position, said Thursday that she won’t leave the GOP and did not rule out running for president. In an interview with “Today,” Cheney, now the former House Republican Conference chair, was asked several times about whether she wants to run for president […]

Carter Says He’s Finally Hopeful That He Won’t Be Worst Presidential Failure In His Lifetime

Carter Says He’s Finally Hopeful That He Won’t Be Worst Presidential Failure In His Lifetime PLAINS, GA—In a rare interview with the media from his tiny dollhouse living room, former president Jimmy Carter expressed hope that he will no longer be considered the worst presidential failure in his lifetime.  “I’ve been seen as one of […]

Israel’s Presidential Election Set for June 2

(Israel Hayom) Knesset Speaker Yariv Levin on Monday set June 2 as the date for Israel’s presidential election. Israeli President Reuven Rivlin’s term expires in July, and by law, the vote must take place no later than one month prior to the end of his tenure. The Israeli president is elected by the members of the […]

Socialist Presidential Candidate Vows to “Purge” French Military After Letter Warning of Civil War

Michel Barnier has called for a 3-5 year suspension of immigration into EU countries, warning that the bloc’s external borders have become a “sieve” for criminals and terrorists. “I think we have to take the time for three or five years to suspend immigration,” Barnier told French media. The EU’s former Brexit negotiator cited links […]

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