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Violence taints election in Iraq's Kurdistan region

Violence taints election in Iraq's Kurdistan region

Al Monitor - 2018-05-15 03:02

Violence taints election in Iraq\'s Kurdistan region - Al Monitor

Turkish military launches operations against PKK in Iraq’s Qandil and Sinjar, Erdogan says

The Defense Post - 2018-06-11 17:06
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Turkish military operations against the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in Qandil and Sinjar in Iraqi Kurdistan had begun The post Turkish military launches operations against PKK in Iraq’s Qandil and Sinjar, Erdoga ...

Putin Says Their Projects are Legitimate in Iraq, Praising Erbil-Moscow Relations

BAS News - 2018-06-07 18:24
ERBIL - Russian President Vladimir Putin in a press conference on Thursday said that all of his country's projects in Iraq and Kurdistan Region "are legitimate", also praising the bilateral ties between Erbil and Moscow. Putin stressed that the relations ...

Iraqi parliament orders manual recount of all votes in Iraq’s May 12 parliamentary election

Waar Media - 2018-06-06 20:08
WAAR-DUHOK: The Iraqi parliament has approved a bill that orders a manual recount of all votes from all polling stations in Iraq’s May 12 parliamentary election. The parliament also rejected results from advance polls for security personnel in the Kurdis ...

Genel Energy reports success in Iraq’s Kurdistan region – Kallanish Energy News

Kallanishenergy - 2018-05-18 08:22

Talabani’s son Bafel promises to renew PUK after ‘golden victory’ in Iraqi election

E-Kurd - 2018-05-15 12:29
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The older son of Jalal Talabani, the late founder of the PUK, in a congratulatory message, promised that he would renew the party and strive for a prosperous life. “I am greeting every single one of you who cared abou ...

Shiite preacher Moqtada Sadr ahead in Iraq’s parliamentary elections

Waar Media - 2018-05-15 11:45
WAAR-DUHOK: An alliance spearheaded by nationalist cleric Moqtada Sadr looked on course Monday for a surprise triumph at Iraq’s first nationwide election since the defeat of the Islamic State group. In a further political upset, the rival Conquest Allian ...

Kurdish election commission ‘more professional’ than Iraq’s: parties

Rûdaw - 2018-05-14 21:26
Kurdish opposition parties called the scale of fraud in Iraq's parliamentary election "scandalous" ...

Gorran claims PUK force surrounded its headquarters in Sulaimani, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2018-05-13 23:09
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A force loyal to the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) surrounded headquarters of Change Movement (Gorran) in Sulaimani’s Zargata neighborhood, official media of Gorran reported on Saturday. Gorran called on the move ...

Candidates' past ties to Saddam create uproar in Iraq's Kurdistan region

Al Monitor - 2018-05-12 03:01

Disillusioned Kurds to vote in Iraqi poll

KurdisCat - 2018-05-11 18:05
On Saturday, Kurds head to the polls, disillusioned with the political elites who led their failed independence bid. Their vote could undermine the grip on power that two ruling parties have enjoyed in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region since it gained semi-autonom ...

Iraqi Kurdistan PM Nechirvan Barzani makes unannounced visit to Moscow

E-Kurd - 2018-05-09 18:10
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The prime minister of Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region will hold high-level talks in Moscow on Wednesday with Russian officials, a Kurdistan regional government KRG official said on Tuesday. Nechirvan Barzan ...

Iraqi Kurdistan region to hold elections on September 30: PM

E-Kurd - 2018-05-08 23:10
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The semi-autonomous Kurdistan region of northern Iraq, which voted overwhelmingly in favour of independence last year in a referendum rejected by Baghdad, will hold an election on Sept. 30. A Kurdistan Regional Gov ...

Reuters: Iraq’s Kurdistan region to hold elections on Sept. 30

Justice for Kurds - 2018-05-08 21:45
BAGHDAD (Reuters) – The semi-autonomous Kurdistan region of northern Iraq, which voted overwhelmingly in favor of independence last year in a referendum rejected by Baghdad, will hold an election on Sept. 30. A Kurdistan Regional Government media official ...

Rudaw: Divided Kurds face losses in Iraq’s election

Justice for Kurds - 2018-05-01 04:35
As if the loss of oil-rich territory last year wasn’t painful enough, Iraq’s divided Kurds are bracing for a blow on the political front in the country’s May 12 elections. Analysts estimate the Kurds’ loss of seats in Iraq’s parliament could reach double ...

Divided Kurds face losses in Iraq’s parliamentary election

E-Kurd - 2018-04-30 21:44
Analysts believe Kurdish political parties could lose 10 or more seats in the coming Iraqi election HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— As if the loss of oil-rich territory last year wasn’t painful enough, Iraq’s divided Kurds are bracing for a blow ...