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Kurdistan Region parliament to reconvene on Thursday morning

Kurdistan Region parliament to reconvene on Thursday morning - Rûdaw

Iraqi PM calls for parliament to remove Kirkuk governor

KurdPress - 2017-09-14 15:32
According to a statement from the parliament speaker’s media office Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has called on the Iraqi parliament to vote on sacking Kirkuk Governor Najmaldin Karim from his position. ...

Number of MPs Required for Quorum to Attend Kurdistan’s Parliament

BAS News - 2017-09-13 14:53
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Region Parliament is expected to convene on Thursday after the number of MPs required for a quorum decided to attend the session. The parliament’s media department said in a statement on Wednesday required number of MPs for a quorum ...

Kurdistan Parliament to Finally Resume Sessions Thursday

BAS News - 2017-09-10 18:25
ERBIL— After nearly two years of closure, Kurdistan Parliament will resume its ordinary sessions on Thursday, stated the High Referendum Council. The council met on Sunday and discussed the recent developments and reparations for the vote on independence ...

Kurdistan parliament to reactivate on Thursday, September 14

Waar Media - 2017-09-10 16:02
WAAR-DUHOK: The two main ruling parties in the Kurdistan Region have agreed to reactivate the suspended Kurdish parliament on September 14 following a high level meeting in Erbil on Sunday, a source with knowledge of the meeting told reporters. It is abo ...

Components of Nineveh Plains Seeking to Join Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2017-08-28 14:40
ERBIL — The residents of Nineveh Plains are seeking to join Kurdistan Region after their region becomes a province. Yarwant Niasn Marcos, head of Armans Bloc in the Kurdistan Region Parliament, told BasNews that all the components of Nineveh Plains are w ...

Ancient Sites of Raprin to Go on Google Earth

BAS News - 2017-08-24 21:54
ERBIL—The entire ancient and archeological sites within Raprin administrative area (Sulaimaniyah province) will be registered in Google Earth program, a related official stated. Speaking to BasNews on Thursday, Barzan Bayiz, Raprin archeology director, s ...

Kurdistan Region’s senior delegation discusses referendum with Iraqi PM

Waar Media - 2017-08-15 12:37
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Region’s senior delegation on independence referendum concluded late on Monday a meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in Baghdad. Erbil’s delegation expressed Kurdistan Region’s firmness on its decision to hold the refe ...