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Kurdistan Parliament to Vote on Summer Recess Postponement

Kurdistan Parliament to Vote on Summer Recess Postponement

BAS News - 2019-06-30 10:47
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament is set to convene today and vote on a postponement to its summer recess to help the formation of the new cabinet of the Kurdistan Region. According to the parliament bylaw, the summer recess begins on 1st July and last ...
Kurdistan Parliament to Vote on Summer Recess Postponement - BAS News

KCK: Martyr Murat Gündüz lost his life on 5 July

ANF - 2019-07-12 14:35
KCK Executive Council Co-Presidency announced that on 5 July, guerrilla Devran (Murat Gündüz), fell martyr as the result of Turkish air raids in which lost his life KCK General Council member Diyar Xerîb. ...

Kurdistan Parliament to Vote on New KRG Cabinet This Week

BAS News - 2019-07-08 11:00
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament has set a voting session for Wednesday this week to recognize the new cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government. According to an official statement by the legislative, lawmakers are invited to a regular session at 11:00 ...

Kurdistan Parliament Decries Turkish Airstrikes in Border Areas

BAS News - 2019-07-06 15:30
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament on Saturday decried Turkish airstrikes in the border areas which have led to multiple civilian casualties and property damages in the recent weeks. Late in June, four members of a family were killed and five others wer ...

New KRG Cabinet to Receive Parliament Confidence Before Deadline: MP

BAS News - 2019-07-03 12:27
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament will most likely convene on 11th July to vote on the new cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), said MP Zana Mala Khalid. Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani was tasked to form the new cabinet last month ...

KDP, PUK One Step Closer to Finalize Deal over New Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-07-01 13:37
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) delegations met on Monday to discuss the formation of the new cabinet and the issues pertaining to Kirkuk. Dilshad Shahab, a member of the KDP negotiating team, told reporter ...

KDP, PUK to Meet on New Cabinet, Kirkuk Governor

BAS News - 2019-06-30 21:25
ERBIL - The two major parties, the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), are expected to meet on Monday and resume talks on the formation of the new cabinet. They will hold the meeting in Sulaimaniya province where ...

Kurdistan Parliament Extends Spring Session for 15 Days

BAS News - 2019-06-30 10:47
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament convened on Sunday and voted to postpone its current spring session for another 15 days. The proposal, made by the speaker of the parliament, received 84. According to the Parliament bylaw, the legislative has the powe ...

KCK calls on South Kurdistan forces to stand against invasion

ANF - 2019-06-29 18:38
The political forces in South Kurdistan are not just silent, they also work closely with the Turkish secret service and provide information for targeted attacks on the guerrilla areas, said the KCK. ...

Iraqi Parliamentary Committee to Meet over New PKK Group in Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2019-06-29 15:40
ERBIL — Committee of defense and security affairs at the Iraqi parliament is set meet on Sunday and discuss the reports claiming the establishment of a new armed group affiliated with the Kurdistan Workers’ Party. Earlier on Tuesday, PKK-affiliated media ...

Kurdistan parliament meets to vote on the government of Masrour Barzani

Kurdiu - 2019-06-28 16:38

Kurdistan Parliament to Delay Recess

BAS News - 2019-06-27 14:37
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament has invited lawmakers to an ordinary session next Sunday to vote on a delay to its summer recess. According to the parliament bylaw, the summer recess begins on 1st July and lasts for 60 days every year. However, this ...

KDP, PUK to Decide on Kirkuk Governor

BAS News - 2019-06-26 11:56
ERBIL — High-level delegations from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) are set to meet on Wednesday and discuss the prolonged disputes over the post of Kirkuk governor. The PUK says it deserves holding the post wh ...

Parliament to vote on new KRG cabinet end of June – if PUK conditions met

Rûdaw - 2019-06-24 13:47
Kirkuk remains the key barrier to progress ...

Parliament to Vote on New KRG Cabinet Before Summer Recess: MP

BAS News - 2019-06-22 12:21
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament is likely to vote on the new government cabinet before its summer recess begins on 1st July, said a lawmaker. Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani has already begun talks with political parties to conclude the form ...

After Tal Abyad and Kobani.. Raqqa city announces the formation of its military counil

SDF Press - 2019-06-21 12:55
Raqqa – In coordination with the General Command of SDF, the military forces in Raqqa region announced the formation of its military council in a ceremony attended by the leaders of the Syrian Democratic Forces, the Women’s Protection Units, the Military ...

Kurdistan PM-Designate Meets Socialist Party Leader to Discuss New Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-17 17:34
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani met with Kurdistan Socialist Democratic Party leader Mohammed Haji Mahmoud on Monday to discuss the formation of the next cabinet. He reportedly invited the Kurdish party to submit the res ...

Kurdistan’s PM-designate in Sulaimani to discuss formation of new cabinet

E-Kurd - 2019-06-17 16:26
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan prime minister-designate Masrour Barzani arrived in Sulaimani city on Monday to meet officials from the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and Change Movement (Gorran). Barzani headed to the PUK Pol ...

Kurdistan President Tasks PM-Designate with Formation of KRG Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-12 14:01
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani on Wednesday officially tasked Masrour Barzani, the Prime Minister-designate, to form the new cabinet. Masrour Barzani’s candidacy was approved by Kurdistan parliament a day earlier. The new prime mini ...