Elections 2018-05-02 Iraqis hope for change as elections draw near A new crop of candidates presenting a wide range of political platforms offers the possibility of real change and improved governance. 2018-05-01 Ninawa police beef up security ahead of elections The upcoming parliamentary elections in the province will see enhanced security, the Ninawa police chief told Diyaruna. 2018-03-08 Iraq registers IDPs to vote ahead of elections The government has been working to ensure that all Iraqis, internally displaced persons included, are able to vote in the May 12th elections. 2017-12-06 Northern Syria elections a template for unity Recent regional elections in Afrin, Jazeera and Euphrates drew strong voter turnout and are a step towards national cohesion, officials said. 2017-09-22 Northern Syrians elect local representatives In parts of northern Syria under the control of the Syrian Democratic Forces, 12,421 candidates are running for election to the local communes. 2017-09-12 Ninawa reopens electoral commission office In a highly symbolic move after the defeat of ISIS, the province's local authorities reopened the office in preparation for the 2018 provincial elections.