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Cracks Appear Within New Generation Movement

Cracks Appear Within New Generation Movement

BAS News - 2019-04-22 12:44
ERBIL — The New Generation Movement is apparently facing challenges to survive as crack among top officials alarm a new phase in the short lifetime of the group. New Generation’s High Council and party’s faction at the Iraqi parliament released a stateme ...
Cracks Appear Within New Generation Movement - BAS News

Iraq to Investigate Alleged Corruption within Nineveh Provincial Council

BAS News - 2019-05-19 01:40
ERBIL - The Iraqi Parliament has formed a special committee for investigations into alleged corruption within the Nineveh Provincial Council, an official confirmed. Talking to BasNews, head of Nineveh Provincial Council, Saido Chato, explained that a few ...

Iraqi Parliament Seeks Clarifications on Baghdad's Attempt to Buy S-400

BAS News - 2019-05-06 22:54
ERBIL - The Iraqi Council of Representatives has contacted the government for clarifications on Baghdad's alleged attempts to purchase Russia's S-400 missile defense system, a lawmaker revealed on Monday. Talking to Sputnik, MP Fatih Younis, a member of ...

Iraq to Discuss Suspension of Nineveh Provincial Council

BAS News - 2019-05-02 00:52
ERBIL - The Iraqi Parliament is expected to bring up the suspension of the Nineveh Provincial Council (NPC) on Thursday as nearly 200 MPs have filed a petition on the issue, second Deputy Parliament Speaker Bashir Haddad said on Wednesday. Haddad told Ku ...

Iraqi Parliament Speaker Preparing to Establish New Party

BAS News - 2019-04-27 13:45
ERBIL — Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbousi is reportedly working to lay the ground for establishing a new political party to represent the country’s Sunni Arabs on the forefront of the political competitions. Citing an Iraqi lawmaker from the ...

Shaswar Abdulwahid accuses KDP, PUK of trying undermine New Generation

E-Kurd - 2019-04-26 01:21
New Generation leader says he was ‘betrayed’ by friends SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The founder and president of the New Generation (Newey Nwê) Movement late on Thursday addressed accusations of nepotism, blackmail, and prioritizing business dea ...

New Generation High Council rejects accusations by its lawmakers

E-Kurd - 2019-04-25 18:30
New Generation suspends two dissident MPs SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— During a press conference in Sulaimani city, the High Council of the New Generation (Newey Nwê) Movement on Thursday strongly condemned attacks and threats against its lawmake ...

KDP, PUK trying to silence New Generation president: Srwa Abdulwahid

E-Kurd - 2019-04-25 18:30
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— New Generation (Newey Nwê) Movement liaison to the Islah and Bina Coalition Srwa Abdulwahid addressed the growing controversy within the Movement in a tweet on Thursday, blaming other parties in Iraqi Kurdistan Region ...

Police Raids Shaswar Abdulwahid’s Office after Nude Video Blackmail

BAS News - 2019-04-25 11:18
His secretary arrested ERBIL — Police in Sulaymaniyah arrested the secretary of Shaswar Abdulwahid, the leader of New Generation Movement, after the nude video blackmail against his party’s lawmakers. Earlier on Wednesday, MP Shadia Nawzad said during a ...

New Generation dissidents demand separation of business, family, politics – Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-04-25 10:44
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The New Generation (Newey Nwê) has been serving the interests of the business of its founder while ignoring the demands of people who voted for the party, said a member who is one of a growing number of dissenting voi ...

New Generation MP in Iraqi Kurdistan accuses leader of nude video blackmail

E-Kurd - 2019-04-25 01:39
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— New Generation lawmakers in Iraqi Kurdistan parliament on Wednesday accused the party’s leader Shaswar Abdulwahid and factions within the party of attempting to blackmail them by circulating doctored nude videos. N ...

New Generation dissidents demand separation of business, family, politics

Rûdaw - 2019-04-25 01:39

New Generation Movement Leader Spied on Members with Hidden Camera: MP

BAS News - 2019-04-24 14:36
Shaswar Abdulwahid threatens to publish “forged nude videos” of MPs ERBIL — A member of Kurdistan Region Parliament from the New Generation Movement revealed on Wednesday that her party leader has threatened to publish “forged nude videos” of her after d ...

Cracks Deepening within KIG as More Senior Members Resign

BAS News - 2019-04-23 14:35
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Islamic Group (KIG) is going through a difficult time as senior members abandon the party one after another. Earlier this week, three leading members of the KIG announced that they no longer belong to the party as the result of thei ...

Iraqi Parliament Trying to Pass New Law to Restrict Social Platforms

BAS News - 2019-04-22 23:24
ERBIL - Iraqi Parliament is reportedly trying to pass a new law to restrict media and social media platforms in the country, an official revealed on Monday. The Council of Representatives made the first reading on Monday for the proposal dubbed "crimes o ...

New Generation MPs accuse party of abandoning ideals

Rûdaw - 2019-04-22 11:34
New Generation no longer enjoys collective decision making,' allege MPs ...

KRG Announces Yezidi New Year’s Eve Public Holiday

BAS News - 2019-04-14 14:02
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) said the Yezidi New Year’s Eve will be a public holiday this year. The Yezidi New Year known as Charshamma For (Red Wednesday) occurs on 17th April this year. Nabaz Ismail, a spokesperson for KRG’s Ministry ...

Iraqi Parliament Trying to Ban Online Video Games

BAS News - 2019-04-05 00:55
ERBIL - The Iraqi Parliament is trying to prepare a proposal for blocking the online video games in the country, viewing the games as a threat for the members of the society. Deputy Parliament Speaker Hasan Kaabi has urged relevant committees to work on ...

Iraqi Parliament Sacks Governor after Mosul Ferry Incident

BAS News - 2019-03-24 14:31
ERBIL — The Iraqi parliament on Sunday dismissed governor of Nineveh Province, Nawfal Akub, and his two deputies. The majority vote came days after a tourist ferry capsized in Mosul’s Tigris river and killed over 100 people. Among the victims were many w ...