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Sulaymaniyah Protests Baghdad’s Position on Kurdistan Independence Vote

BAS News - 2017-09-19 13:55
SULAYMANIYAH — Tens of protesters gathered on Tuesday in front of Iraqi Parliament’s subsidiary office in Sulaymaniyah to voice objection against a decision by Baghdad to reject Kurdistan Region’s imminent independence referendum. The gathering was organ ...

Kirkuk Council Rejects Baghdad’s Decision to Unseat Governor

BAS News - 2017-09-19 13:55
Provincial Council of Kirkuk voted against Iraqi parliament’s decision ERBIL — Kirkuk Provincial Council rejected on Tuesday the Iraqi parliament’s decision to remove Kirkuk Governor Najmadin Karim from office. The vast majority of Kirkuk Provincial Coun ...

Kirkuk Governor Rules out Iraqi Parliament Decision

BAS News - 2017-09-17 17:04
KIRKUK — The vote by the Iraqi parliament is a hundred percent political and it is invalid, said Kirkuk Governor Najmaddin Karim after a number of MPs voted to discharge him from his position. “We held a meeting with the legal advisors at the governorate ...

Karim says will continue as Kirkuk governor

KurdPress - 2017-09-15 23:31
Governor of Kirkuk Najmaldin Karim on Thursday said the Iraqi Parliament's decision to dismiss him is "illegal," saying he will continue in his post as Governor and extend support to the upcoming referendum on independence for the Kurdistan Region. ...

HDP expresses support to referendum in Kurdistan Region

KurdPress - 2017-06-12 08:20
Turkey pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) spokesman stated that whatever decision our Kurdish brothers in Kurdistan Region, the region’s parliament and political parties make, it is the HDP’s duty to respect it. ...

Barzani: Referendum a Historic and Determined Decision

BAS News - 2017-06-10 17:44
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani said the independence referendum, which is a historic decision, has already been determined. On June 10th, Barzani held a meeting with the political parties that are not represented in the parliament for ...

KDP Bloc in Iraqi Parliament Supports Independence Referendum

BAS News - 2017-06-08 23:25
ERBIL — Calling it a “decisive decision”, the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) bloc of the Iraqi parliament has offered its support to Kurdistan Region’s independence referendum, saying they will spare no effort to make it successful. “This is a historic ...

Kirkuk Council Rejects Parliament's Decision of Banning Kurdistan Flag

BAS News - 2017-04-04 11:44
Iraqi parliament cannot block executive orders ERBIL — The provincial council of Kirkuk unanimously rejected the decree of the Iraqi parliament against raising the Kurdistan flag in the city on Tuesday. Kirkuk council convened on Tuesday to discuss the I ...

Kirkuk Council to Consider Referendum Over Joining Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2017-04-03 15:41
Rejecting the Iraqi parliament's decision over lowering the Kurdistan flag is also on the agenda of the meeting ERBIL — The provincial council in Kirkuk is scheduled to convene on Tuesday and among other issues it is going to discuss, the proposal for co ...

Iraqi parliament bans Kurdistan flag in Kirkuk

E-Kurd - 2017-04-03 14:59
BAGHDAD,— Iraq’s parliament has rejected a decision to raise the Kurdish flag used by Kurdistan Region alongside the Iraqi flag on public buildings and institutions in Kirkuk city. Iraqi MPs voted in favour of displaying only the Iraqi flag on Kirkuk’s b ...

Kirkuk governor refuses to pull down Kurdish flag

KurdPress - 2017-04-03 12:10
Kirkuk governor Najmaddin Karim has refused to apply a decision by the Iraqi parliament to pull down the flag of Kurdistan Region on the city's public buildings and institutions. ...

Raising Kurdish flag in Kirkuk leads into clashes: deputy

KurdPress - 2017-04-03 12:10
A parliament deputy from al-Mawatin Alliance in the Iraqi parliament reiterated that the decision of the Kirkuk Provincial Council to raise Kurdistan Region’s flag on governmental buildings in Kirkuk is against the Iraqi constitution and will lead into cl ...

Nineveh Arab Tribes Call for Secession of Kurdistan from Iraq

BAS News - 2017-04-03 11:57
"Kurdistan has the right to hoist its flag in Kirkuk," says Sheikh Muzahim Huwet ERBIL — Nineveh Arab tribes call for the secession of Kurdistan Region from Iraq, criticizing the Iraqi parliament for the decision it passed to bring down the Kurdistan fla ...

Iraqi Parliament Speaker Regrets Decision against Kurdistan Flag in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-04-02 21:59
BAGHDAD — Iraqi Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jabouri has regretted the decision of forcing the Kirkuk provincial administration to lower the Kurdistan flag, said a Kurdish lawmaker. “The heads of Kurdish parliamentary factions once again held a meeting wi ...

Kurdistan Flag in Kirkuk Won’t Be Taken Down: Provincial Council

BAS News - 2017-04-01 21:52
KIRKUK — Kirkuk Provincial Council has made it clear that Iraqi parliament’s decision against hosting Kurdistan flag in Kirkuk is not be enforced. The chairman of the council, Rebwar Tallabani, explained that such a decision by the Iraqi parliament is an ...

Iraqi Parliament Approves Decision to Ban Kurdistan Flag in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-04-01 14:37
The Kurdish factions objected to the decision ERBIL — Kurdish members of the Iraqi parliament left a parliamentary session on Saturday after it issued a decision against raising the Kurdistan flag on state buildings in Kirkuk province. The Iraqi parliame ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – March 29, 2017

E-Kurd - 2017-04-01 08:42
Kurdish MP says no decision from Iraqi govt. to withhold Kirkuk salaries Sulaimani: A Kurdish lawmaker in the Iraqi Parliament on Wednesday refuted claims the Iraqi government had withheld budget payments to the Kirkuk Governorate, citing the acting Iraq ...

HDP suspends its activities in the parliament: We will prevail

ANF/English - 2016-11-06 12:30
The HDP Central Executive Committee held an emergency meeting in Amed and took a historic decision. HDP Spokesperson Ayhan Bilgen stated that they had suspended their activities in the parliament and that they would prevail. ...

Capital punishment soon if parliament approves it: Erdogan

KurdPress - 2016-11-06 05:04
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan repeated in the capital city of Ankara on Oct. 29 his decision to approve the installment of capital punishment if the parliament approves a related code, Hurriyet daily reported. ...

Iraqi president refuses to sign bill on banning alcohol

Waar Media - 2016-10-30 21:25
Waar, Duhok: Presidency of Iraq has refused to sign a recent law passed by Iraqi parliament to ban alcohol and urged lawmakers to rethink the decision. On October 22, 2016, Iraqi’s Shia-dominated parliament passed a law passed a law forbidding the import, ...

Capital punishment soon if parliament approves it: Erdogan

KurdPress - 2016-10-30 08:42
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan repeated in the capital city of Ankara on Oct. 29 his decision to approve the installment of capital punishment if the parliament approves a related code, Hurriyet daily reported. ...

Kurds reject Iraqi alcohol ban, say Baghdad should focus on real problems

Aranews - 2016-10-23 23:22
ARA News Erbil – Kurdish officials rejected on Sunday the decision by the Iraqi parliament to ban the sale, import, and production of alcohol, saying the decision –which was taken by the Iraqi parliament on Saturday– will not affect the Kurdistan Region. ...

Decision on parliament meeting to be taken in Erbil: KDP

Waar Media - 2016-10-03 23:50
Waar, Duhok: Kurdistan Parliament will only convene again after all political parties reach an agreement in Erbil, Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has announced. MP Shwan Sheikh Ahmed from the KDP faction told his party’s website according to parliament’ ...

Abadi Imposes Travel Ban Against Several Parliamentary Officials

BasNews - 2016-08-02 15:27
The decision was made after Parliament Speaker Jabouri and a number of MPs were accused of corruption yesterday BAGHDAD — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Tuesday ordered to prohibit the parliamentary officials which allegedly are involved in corr ...

Erbil has announced to Baghdad decision to hold referendum: KDP deputy

Kurd Press - 2016-06-08 00:37
A parliament deputy from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) says Kurdistan Region has announced through its delegations to Baghdad that the region will put its decision for holding a referendum of independence into action and prefers the attempt would ...

US concerned about lifting of immunity of Kurdish MPs in Turkey

Aranews - 2016-05-22 05:16
ARA News ANKARA – The United States is concerned with the decision of the Turkish parliament to change the constitution to lift the immunity of more than 100 members of the parliament. “The United States is concerned about the Turkish parliament’s adoptio ...

Gorran Should Return to Opposition Role: Kurdish MP

BasNews - 2015-12-28 18:26
KDP-Gorran political agreement essentially cancelled, Khoshnaw says ERBIL — Head of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) in the Kurdistan Region Parliament has urged Gorran (Change Movement) to take the decision to return to its previous opposition role. ...

Syrian MP says U.S. decision to send troops is ‘act of aggression’

Aranews - 2015-11-01 05:53
DAMASCUS – The United States’ decision to send troops into Syria is an act of aggression because it does not have the government’s agreement, a Syrian member of parliament said Saturday. Sharif Shehadeh told The Associated Press that the troops will have ...

Extending Barzani’s term is illegal: KRG parliament speaker

Kurd Press - 2015-08-18 18:34
The parliament Speaker of the Kurdish region in northern Iraq has expressed his and his movement’s opposition to a Monday decision by a judicial body of the region in extending President Massoud Barzani’s term for more two years. ...

Turkish deputy warns Erdogan over asking for Kurds’ excuse

Kurd Press - 2014-11-19 06:59
A member of Turkish National Movement Party (MHP) warned President Recep Tayyip Erdogan over asking for apology from Kurds for Dersim Massacre and said it is parliament that should make any such decision. ...

Goran leaves Parliament

ANF - 2013-08-21 12:54
Goran (Change) Movement has announced withdrawal from the parliament of Federal Kurdistan Region. Speaking to Rudaw daily about the decision, Goran Movement's Leader Kardo Mihemed said that the ...

President Barzani does not reject term extension

Peyamner - 2013-07-17 09:18
PNA – President of Kurdistan, Masoud Barzani, has released a statement yesterday July 16, 2013 announcing that he will neither accept nor refuse the Parliament’s decision on his term extension for two more years. ...

President Barzani approves the extension of current Parliamentary session

Peyamner - 2013-07-12 08:32
PNA – President of Kurdistan, Masoud Barzani yesterday July 11, 2013, accepted numbers of laws, among them the June 30’s decision of Parliament for extending the term of the current parliamentary cabinet of Kurdistan Region from August 20th until Novembe ...

Kurdistan Parliament thanks UK Parliament

Kurdsat - 2013-03-05 21:18
The Kurdistan Parliament issued a statement which extended its thanks and appreciation to the British Parliament for a decision made by the UK Parliament about the definition of the crimes committed by the former dictatorial regime against the ...
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