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Violence taints election in Iraq's Kurdistan region

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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 ...

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 ...

Iraqi PM Abadi arrives in Iraqi Kurdistan capital for election campaign

E-Kurd - 2018-04-27 00:52
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi prime minister and the head of Al-Nasr alliance, Haider al-Abadi arrived in Iraqi Kurdistan capital city of Erbil on Thursday, where he was received by the Kurdistan region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani. T ...