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Shaswar Abdulwahid accuses KDP, PUK of trying undermine New Generation

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 ...
Shaswar Abdulwahid accuses KDP, PUK of trying undermine New Generation - E-Kurd

New Generation leader Shaswar Abdulwahid on hunger strike in jail

E-Kurd - 2019-05-24 12:35
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The health of the New Generation leader is “unstable” after a week of hunger striking, following his arrest on charges of blackmail and defamation. “Shaswar Abdulwahid, the leader of the New Generation has gone on a h ...

KDP, PUK sign final deal on Iraqi Kurdistan government formation

E-Kurd - 2019-05-05 20:59
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Democratic Party KDP and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan PUK have signed an agreement that finalizes the latter’s participation in the new Iraqi Kurdistan government. In the presence of many senior part ...

Crack Deepening Among New Generation Movement Leadership: Co-founder Resigns

BAS News - 2019-05-03 00:24
ERBIL - The New Generation Movement is suffering from the hardest times following a crack among the party's senior members and the resignation of a co-founder. The internal tensions arose after the founder of the party Shaswar Abdulwahid was criticized b ...

Security forces raid New Generation’s offices in Sulaimani, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-05-01 20:31
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The security forces arrested a number of people at the headquarters of the New Generation (Newey Nwê) Movement in Sulaimani in Iraqi Kurdistan, the security (Asayish) announced on Wednesday. Kurdistan Asayish Director ...

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 accuses leader of nude video blackmail

Rûdaw - 2019-04-25 01:39
"I will take this letter to the court and file a lawsuit against Shaswar Abdulwahid" ...

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 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 ...

Diversionary move? Turkey accuses two Palestinians of ‘spying’ for UAE | AW

Thearabweekly - 2019-04-23 23:00

Metro center calls on Iraqi Kurdistan to re-investigate violations against journalists

E-Kurd - 2019-04-23 21:07
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Metro Center for Journalists’ Rights and Advocacy, urged Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to repeat investigations “in depth” on previously reported violations against journalists on the anniversary of Ku ...

KDP, Gorran wanted to form Kurdistan government without PUK: official

E-Kurd - 2019-04-23 14:03
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Change Movement (Gorran) wanted to form new Iraqi Kurdistan government without the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), said an official from PUK leadership. Member of PUK Leade ...

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 ...

“ISIS prisoners will either be returned home or tried here”

ANF - 2019-04-20 15:35
Dr. Abdulkarim Omar, Foreign Affairs Bureau Director of North and East Syria's Autonomous Region, identifies two ways of trying the arrested ISIS members, either locally or in their countries of origin. ...

Iraqi Kurdistan situation reached a point like Sudan, Algeria: New Generation

E-Kurd - 2019-04-11 19:04
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The New Generation Movement said on Thursday that the situation in Iraqi Kurdistan Region, which has been governed by a ruling duopoly for the last 28 years, has reached a point where people take will begin taking to ...

KDP, PUK reach agreement on new Kurdistan government formation: spokesperson

E-Kurd - 2019-04-03 21:53
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) reached an agreement on the formation of the new Iraqi Kurdistan government after series of meetings between the two sides, a PUK spok ...

KDP not ready to fulfill demands of PUK over new Kurdistan govt: PUK

E-Kurd - 2019-04-01 16:29
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) is not ready to meet the demands of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), the PUK’s spokesperson said Monday. Party spokesperson Latif Sheikh Omar told NRT TV that the party had ...