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Kurdish MPs Boycott Iraq’s Parliament Decision to Reject Kurdistan Referendum

Kurdish MPs Boycott Iraq’s Parliament Decision to Reject Kurdistan Referendum - BAS News

Iraq's top court suspends Kurdish region's independence vote

FOX News - 2017-09-19 04:14
Iraq's top court on Monday temporarily suspended the northern Kurdish region's referendum on independence that's due next week, a decision that put further pressure on the Iraqi Kurds to call off the controversial vote. ...

Kurdish MPs Boycott Iraqi Parliament's Session over Kirkuk Polls

BAS News - 2017-09-18 18:09
ERBIL— For the fourth successive time, the Kurdish MPs to the Iraqi House of Representatives boycotted the sessions on Monday, this time over Kirkuk provincial elections. In a statement to BasNews, Kurdish MP Shakhawan Abdulla said the issue of elections ...

Iraq says it's prepared to use force if Kurdish referendum turns violent

Chicago Tribune - 2017-09-17 02:40
Iraq is prepared to intervene militarily if the Kurdish region's planned independence referendum results in violence, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told The Associated Press in an exclusive interview Saturday. If the Iraqi population is "threatened by t ...

Gorran, KIG reiterate their position to postpone Kurdistan referendum

E-Kurd - 2017-09-05 14:01
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Change Movement (Gorran), the second biggest party in Iraqi Kurdistan, and the Kurdistan Islamic Group (KIG) reiterated their position on Monday calling for a delay to the referendum on the independence of Kurdist ...

Three Trillion Dinar from Iraq’s Annual Budget Goes to Hashd al-Shaabi

BAS News - 2017-08-23 15:44
ERBIL — A huge amount of Iraq’s annual budget has been allocated to the Shi’ite Arab militia groups of Hashd al-Shaabi since its formation back in 2014, a Kurdish member of the Iraqi parliament said. “Hashd al-Shaabi receives a total fund of three trilli ...

A Kurdish juvenile Kolbar was Shot Dead by Iranian Border Guards

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-08-23 02:00
Iranian border guards shot dead a Kurdish juvenile Kolbar in Yarim Ghie Alia Village of Maku. On Monday, August 21, an 17-year-old Kurdish Kolbar “Vahid Dolatkhah Jankanloo” was shot dead by Bazargan border guards in Yarimthe Yarim Ghie Alia Village of M ...