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Kurdistan Parliament calls to hold provincial councils election and parliament at the same time

Kurdistan Parliament calls to hold provincial councils election and parliament at the same time - Kurdiu

Iraq’s Oil Export Increased in May

BAS News - 2018-06-12 13:24
ERBIL — The Iraqi government has revealed that its oil exports increased by 167,000 bpd to 3.803 million bpd during the month of May. State Oil Marketing Organization (SOMO) said, however, that the oil production was stable at the same range of 4.36 mill ...

Allawi Calls for Repeated Election after Blaze at Ballot Warehouse

BAS News - 2018-06-10 22:32
ERBIL — Iraq’s vice president and the president of Iraqi National Accord, Ayad Allawi called for repeated election after ballots from the recent parliamentary election burned at a warehouse in Baghdad on Sunday. He said in a statement that the election p ...

Kurdistan Parliament: Annulling Peshmerga Votes “Unacceptable”

BAS News - 2018-06-09 23:38
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament on Saturday slammed a decision in Baghdad which has ordered the cancellation of votes casted by the Kurdish Peshmerga, police and security forces during the recent Iraqi parliamentary election. On 6th June, the Iraqi p ...

KDP: No Objection to Manual Recounting of Iraq’s Election Ballots

BAS News - 2018-06-07 22:01
ERBIL — Officials and representatives from the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) have made it clear that the party has no objections to the manual recounting of ballots for the recent Iraqi parliamentary election, in which the KDP has won the major ...

Kurdistan Parliament to Vote on Reform Bill This Week

BAS News - 2018-06-04 00:38
ERBIL — The parliament of Kurdistan Region is set to hold a special session to vote on the government-proposed reform package, said a lawmaker. MP Firsat Sofi told BasNews the session is scheduled for Wednesday this week. “During the session, it will be ...

Iraqi Elections: Parliament Approves Ten Percent Manual Recount of Votes

BAS News - 2018-05-28 21:49
ERBIL - Iraqi parliament approved on Monday to manually recount ten percent of the votes across the country, and it rejected the votes of the Iraqi diaspora and the IDPs. The parliamentary election was held on May 12 and it was the first time for the cou ...

Netanyahu: We Won't Allow Lebanon to Manufacture Weapons

BAS News - 2018-05-27 20:21
ERBIL - Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that his country will not allow weapons to be manufacted in Lebanon or to be transported from Syria to it, said a report. "We are working to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons. At the same tim ...

Iraqi parliament to discuss recent parliamentary election results

Waar Media - 2018-05-24 13:02
WAAR-DUHOK: The Iraqi parliament is scheduled to hold a special session on Thursday evening for discussions over the recent parliamentary election results which were rejected by several sides. The meeting was requested by several parliament members from ...

UK PM May must apologize to the Kurdish people

Roji Kurd - 2018-05-20 00:03
rime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday said that Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan was fighting those who pushed for a coup attempt, and “Kurdish terrorism” at the same time, but urged him not to go too far in his crackdown. Theresa May has signed millions o ...