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Kirkuk Provincial Council hold its meeting to elect a new governorKurdiu - 2019-05-21 17:19
Sinn Féin John Finucane set to be new Belfast MayorANF - 2019-05-16 11:43
Sinn Féin group leader on Belfast City Council, Councillor Ciaran Beattie, has said the party will nominate Councillor John Finucane to be the next Ard Mhéara of Belfast. ...
Mansour al-Mareed elected as new governor of Iraq’s Nineveh provinceE-Kurd - 2019-05-13 21:31
MOSUL,— The Provincial Council of Nineveh on Monday elected Mansour al-Mareed as the new governor of the province, after the former head was sacked over the deadly ferry sinking in the provincial capital Mosul, the official television reported. Up to 28 ...
Iraq's Nineveh Provincial Council elects Mansour al-Mareed as new GovernorKurdistan24 - 2019-05-13 14:39
Iraq’s Nineveh Finally Elects New GovernorBAS News - 2019-05-13 14:30
ERBIL — Following weeks of political competition, a new governor was finally elected for Nineveh province on Monday. Sources with knowledge on the issue confirmed to BasNews that the Provincial Council of Nineveh convened today and elected Mansour Mur’ee ...
Nineveh council elects Mansour Marid as new governorRûdaw - 2019-05-13 14:21
New Governor for Nineveh to be Elected on MondayBAS News - 2019-05-13 00:42
ERBIL - The Nineveh Provincial Council is expected to elect a new governor and the deputies on Monday while the Council of Representatives is reportedly attempting to postpone the election. According to a statement signed by the head of Nineveh Provincia ...
Release of confession footage is an attempt to weaken New Generation: leaderE-Kurd - 2019-05-10 23:57
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdish security forces (Asayish) in Sulaimani are to blame because they want to “target and defame” the New Generation Movement, its leader Shaswar Abdulwahid said on Friday. Earlier in the day, Asayish released a vi ...
HDP continues diplomatic talks in BerlinANF - 2019-05-08 18:41
The HDP is holding talks with politicians in Berlin. Faruk Doru, European representative of the HDP, demands that Germany put pressure on Turkey on the basis of the Council of Europe's decision to lift Ocalan's isolation. ...
‘Decision to rerun Istanbul elections based on law’Waar Media - 2019-05-07 17:33
WAAR_DUHOK Turkey’s Foreign Ministry said late Monday that the decision to rerun local elections in Istanbul was taken on the basis of law and everyone should respect it. In a written statement, the ministry said the March 31 local elections were observe ...
Greens condemn Court’s decision to overturn Istanbul resultEuropeaninterest - 2019-05-07 16:34
Disputes in Kirkuk postpone vote to decide new governorKurdistan24 - 2019-05-01 15:50
Iraq Lawmakers Delay Vote to Elect New President - WSJWSJ - 2019-04-26 07:09
Nineveh to elect new governor as Mosul mourns ferry disasterGulan Media - 2019-04-16 01:51
Nineveh to elect new governor as Mosul mourns ferry disasterRûdaw - 2019-04-15 20:13
Who is new head of Sudan’s transitional council?Waar Media - 2019-04-13 15:11
WAAR_DUHOK The new head of Sudan’s transitional military council is said not to be affiliated with any political body or organization, according to sources with close links to him. Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah Burhan, 60, served in Sudan’s border guar ...