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South Kurdistan Parliament elected new woman speaker

South Kurdistan Parliament elected new woman speaker

ANF - 2019-07-12 08:50
The South Kurdistan Parliament elected a woman, once again, as new speaker of the Assembly. ...
South Kurdistan Parliament elected new woman speaker - ANF

Appeal from South Kurdistan: Stop Turkish aggression!

ANF - 2019-07-18 12:20
Intellectuals, artists, journalists, workers, academics from South Kurdistan released a public letter about Turkey's attacks in the region and call on international opinion to not remain silent. ...

Iraq's Kurdistan parliament elects new KRG PM - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Xinhuanet - 2019-07-11 21:30

Rewaz Fayaq elected as new speaker of Iraqi Kurdistan parliament

E-Kurd - 2019-07-11 16:53
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan parliament elected Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) lawmaker Rewaz Fayaq Hussein as new speaker during a parliamentary session on Thursday. The Kurdistan Parliament convened on Thursday to replace ...

Kurdistan Parliament elects new female speaker following KRG cabinet inauguration

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-11 11:44

Changing perceptions: Kurdistan’s new parliament speaker Rewaz Fayaq

Rûdaw - 2019-07-09 14:02
Can parliament's new speaker shake up the public's view of politics? ...

Turkish attacks on South Kurdistan condemned in Stockholm

ANF - 2019-07-09 10:25
The Turkish state and its collaborators in the invasion of South Kurdistan were condemned by an action in Stockholm. ...

KDP, PUK and Gorran selected nominees for new Iraqi Kurdistan cabinet

E-Kurd - 2019-07-08 12:15
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has selected Masrour Barzani as its nominee for prime minister and Ashti Hawrami as natural resources minister, NRT TV reported. Current Speaker of Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament Va ...

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 ...

Şaho Cudi: The people of South Kurdistan trust the PKK

ANF - 2019-07-07 12:00
Guerrilla Şaho Cudi has been a PKK member for 22 years, previously he was a Peshmerga. He comes from South Kurdistan and speaks of a "remarkable trust" of the population in the PKK. ...

Youth in Switzerland protest Turkish invasion of South Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-07-07 09:38
Kurds gathered in the Solothurn canton of Switzerland to protest against the Turkish occupation of South Kurdistan. ...

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 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 ...

Turkmens, Christians get ministerial position in new Iraqi Kurdistan cabinet: officials

E-Kurd - 2019-06-23 13:30
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Turkmen parliamentary grouping has secured a ministerial position in the new cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), the Turkmen Front said on Saturday. Head of the Turkmen Front caucus in the Kurdi ...

PM-Designate Begins New Round of Talks over Next Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-22 10:57
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani began a new round of talks with political parties on Saturday to discuss the next cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government. Barzani held a meeting with four Turkmen parties on Saturday m ...

Kurdistan Islamic Group KIG won’t participate in new government: leader

E-Kurd - 2019-06-19 14:37
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Islamic Group KIG [Komal] leader Ali Bapir said on Tuesday the party would not participate in the new cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). The party’s leader said in a press conference tha ...

President of the Kurdistan Region tasks Masrour Barzani to form the new KRG cabinet

KRG-Spain - 2019-06-18 00:02
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani has tasked Masrour Barzani, as Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government, to form the ninth ministerial cabinet, in the presence of the Speaker ...

Chairman of the Board of Trustees of AUK Named Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

The American University of Kurdistan - 2019-06-14 02:00
Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, June 11, 2019 – Masrour Barzani, Chairman of The American University of Kurdistan’s Board of Trustees, was named as the new Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government. Following his election to the post of preside ...

New President of Kurdistan, Saudi Minister of State Meet in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-06-12 23:42
ERBIL - New President of Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani received on Wednesday the Saudi Minister of State for Gulf Affairs Thamer al-Sabhan in capital Erbil. During the meeting, the pair held talks on the ties between the Kurdistan Region and Saudi A ...

Iraqi Kurdistan president tasks PM-designate with forming government

E-Kurd - 2019-06-12 21:10
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Newly elected president of the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region Nechirvan Barzani on Wednesday tasked his cousin Masrour Barzani and Prime Minister designate with forming a new cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Gov ...