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Amal society links participation in elections with high parliament seat chances

May 23, 2010
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Islamic Action Society (Amal) has linked its participation in the forthcoming legislative elections with the chances of winning a seat in parliament, reports have said. The society that appeals mainly to Shiite followers of Ayatullah Hadi Al Mudarrisi and who are known as “the Shirazi faction”, boycotted the elections in 2002 and 2006, ostensibly...
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Business community eyes formation of political society to win crucial seats in lower chamber

March 13, 2010
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Business community eyes formation of political society to win crucial seats in lower chamber

Bahrain’s business community is mulling the formation of a political society that will allow it to enter the parliament and help promote its views and interests. The formation of the society is one of several options being considered by Bahrain Chamber for Commerce and Industry (BCCI) to have a greater say in the debate...
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Woman candidate uses husband’s picture, brother-in-law’s name to boost appeal to voters

February 1, 2010
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Woman candidate uses husband’s picture, brother-in-law’s name to boost appeal to voters

  An Iraqi woman running in the March elections has appealed to voters to back her up, but put the picture of her husband instead of her own on her campaign poster. She also identified her brother-in-law to capitalise on his name.  “Elect the one who is part of you … Mrs Shadha Razzaq...
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