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Interview with Bektour Iskender, co-founder of Kyrgyz outlet under attack for corruption investigation - Global Voices Advox

Globalvoices - 2019-12-13 14:46

Iraqi official sentenced to 7 years for corruption in archeological renovation

Kurdistan24 - 2019-12-13 01:47

Iraqis rise up against 16 years of 'made in the USA' corruption - NationofChange

Nationofchange - 2019-12-12 13:46

Algerian people shouted: No to corruption and mismanagement - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2019-12-12 10:15

Kurdistan Integrity Commission: 737 corruption cases since 2016

Kurdistan24 - 2019-12-10 21:50

Iraq to Establish Special Court for Corruption Cases: MP

BAS News - 2019-12-10 10:11
ERBIL — A special court will be established to deal with the cases of corruption, said a Kurdish member of Iraqi parliament. Iraq’s judicial authority has already submitted a proposal for the establishment of the anti-corruption court to the Iraqi govern ...

Journée internationale de lutte contre la corruption

KRG France - 2019-12-10 07:08

Iraq: The Political Economy of Corruption | Global Risk Insights

Globalriskinsights - 2019-12-09 12:33

Iraq protests: Gunmen kill at least 20 people in Baghdad

BBC - 2019-12-08 01:25
The country is in the midst of fierce protests fuelled by anger over corruption and unemployment. ...

Rwanda cycling boss resigns after abuse accusations

BBC - 2019-12-08 00:12
Aimable Bayingana denies wrongdoing as police investigate alleged corruption and abuse at federation. ...

Iraqis rise up against 16 years of 'made in the USA' corruption | openDemocracy

Opendemocracy - 2019-12-04 09:45

Tuz Khurmatu Mayor Goes Missing

BAS News - 2019-12-04 08:27
ERBIL - The Baghdad-appointed mayor of Tuz Khurmatu has reportedly gone missing, while an arrest warrant has been issued for him for alleged cases of corruption. Hassan Zainalabidin was appointed by Baghdad after the Iraqi forces and pro-Iranian Hashd al ...

Iranian Authorities Must Put an End to Violence against Peaceful Protesters across the Country: Statement of 46 NGOs

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-12-04 02:23
Starting on 15 November 2019, mass protests have erupted in Iran in response to a three-fold rise in petrol costs. Protesters have called for improved living conditions amidst high levels of corruption,… The post Iranian Authorities Must Put an End to Vi ...

Maine’s history of corruption and pollution offers a lens to view Trump | Beacon

Mainebeacon - 2019-12-02 23:07

Sadr: Abdul Mahdi's resignation does not mean the end of corruption in Iraq

Kurdistan24 - 2019-12-02 22:47

Kurdish mayor to spearhead anti-corruption push | Public Finance International

Publicfinanceinternational - 2019-12-02 19:13

Iraqis Rise Up Against 16 Years of "Made in the USA" Corruption | Common Dreams Views

Commondreams - 2019-12-02 14:14

Corruption one of ‘biggest issues’ facing Iraqi Kurdistan’s institutions: Erbil governor

E-Kurd - 2019-12-02 01:08
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Governor of Erbil said Sunday that corruption is one of the “biggest issues” that has faced Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) institutions. His remarks came during an event in Erbil organized by the K ...

Erbil to lead, support anti-corruption efforts: Mayor

Kurdistan24 - 2019-12-01 20:27

The KRG's anti-corruption effort must start from its oil sector | Iraq | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-12-01 17:38

Lawmakers to look into corruption at University of Duhok, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-11-30 14:27
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan parliament’s Integrity Committee (Kurdistan Region Anti-Corruption Commission) said on Friday that it will investigate the disappearance of 261 million Iraqi dinars ($220,000) from the College of Ba ...

Entrenched Corruption Feeds an Autumn of Discontent Across the ‘Shia Crescent’ - International Policy Digest

Intpolicydigest - 2019-11-30 06:07

Iraq’s Oil Industry Rocked By Two New Corruption Scandals | OilPrice.com

Oilprice - 2019-11-28 03:50

Crusading Autoworkers Are Fighting to Take Back Their Union From an Employer-Backed Culture of Corruption | The Nation

Thenation - 2019-11-27 16:16

Trump’s Turkey Corruption Is Way Worse Than You Realize - The Bulwark

Thebulwark - 2019-11-26 13:37

Iraq’s Oil Industry Rocked By Two New Corruption Scandals

Yahoo - 2019-11-25 12:21

Iraqi Kurdistan’s High Council of Women Affairs rejects allegations of corruption

E-Kurd - 2019-11-24 23:05
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) High Council of Women Affairs said in a statement on Sunday that they rejected allegations of corruption made against them by two lawmakers in Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament. ...

Israel's Netanyahu facing fight of his political life

BBC - 2019-11-23 01:10
Corruption charges against Israel's PM compound its political crisis, as he fights for his survival. ...

Masrour Barzani claims corruption reduced a ‘great deal’ in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-11-21 14:23
DUHOK, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has managed to reduce corruption significantly in the Kurdish region, Prime Minister Masrour Barzani claimed on Wednesday. Speaking at the American University of Kurdistan in Duh ...

Nearly 60 Iraqi Officials to Stand Trial over Corruption

BAS News - 2019-11-20 21:11
ERBIL - Nearly 60 Iraqi Officials, among whom are ministers and MPs, have been issued arrest warrants over corruption cases. A total of 58 officials, including ministers, former and current MPs, governors, and heads of provincial councils, will stand tri ...

Kirkuk: Baghdad-appointed Governor's Son Arrested over Corruption

BAS News - 2019-11-19 23:05
ERBIL - The son of Rakan al-Jabouri, the Baghdad-appointed governor of the Kurdish disputed province of Kirkuk, was arrested on Tuesday over corruption cases, a report said. Sources from the Kirkuk Police and Iraq’s Integrity Commission revealed to Kurdi ...

IMF on DRC Cites Weak Judicial System As Inner City Press Asks of Corruption

Innercitypress - 2019-11-18 03:06

Sudan’s Al-Bashir announces war on corruption – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-11-13 19:53

The KRG’s ninth cabinet: On the road toward eliminating corruption

Kurdistan24 - 2019-11-10 11:30

No One Above the Law, Fighting Corruption Top Priority: PM Barzani

BAS News - 2019-11-06 20:06
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Wednesday reiterated his cabinet’s commitment to fight corruption, saying the laws will be implemented. He was speaking at a panel held by Middle East Research Institute (MERI) in Erbil. “I am co ...

Iraq Issues Arrest Warrants for 60 Officials Suspected of Corruption

BAS News - 2019-11-01 09:59
ERBIL - The Iraqi Integrity Board has issued arrest warrants for 60 officials, including a governor, who are suspected of involving corruption. A total of 38 arrest warrants were issued for current and former members of provincial councils, while another ...

At least 40 protesters killed in Iraq as Iranian-backed militia opened fire

E-Kurd - 2019-10-26 12:33
BAGHDAD,— At least 40 protesters were killed in Iraq on Friday when security forces used tear gas and an Iranian-backed militia opened fire to try to quell renewed demonstrations against corruption and economic hardship, security sources said. A governme ...

Netflix series ‘The Paper’ (Novine) reflects reality of politics, corruption and freedom of expression in Croatia, the Balkans and beyond

Limacharlienews - 2019-10-26 02:48

Mass protests against corruption and deprivation are replacing an era of sectarian civil wars | The Independent

Independent - 2019-10-26 00:17

Fight and Flight: Tackling the Roots of Honduras’ Emergency

International Crisis Group - 2019-10-25 22:41
Despite U.S. restrictions on Central American migration, Hondurans are fleeing north in record numbers as the country struggles with polarised government, corruption, poverty and violence. With outside help, Tegucigalpa should revisit its heavy-handed se ...

Iraq Protests: Nearly 30 People Killed

BAS News - 2019-10-25 22:27
ERBIL - Nearly 30 people have so far been killed as a result of clashes between the protesters and Iraqi security forces in capital Baghdad and other cities. Thousands of people took back to the streets on Friday to protest against corruption, poor publi ...

Iraqi Protesters Back on Streets, Casualties Reported

BAS News - 2019-10-25 14:24
ERBIL - Iraqi protesters took back to the streets once again on Friday against the corruption, unemployment, and poor public services in the country, with casualties reported. The Iraqi Commission for Human Rights said that at least two protesters were k ...

After Taking Presidential Corruption To New Heights, Trump Calls Everyone Else Corrupt | HuffPost

Huffpost - 2019-10-20 03:37

Beto O'Rourke faults GM's 'malfeasance' for ongoing strike but ignores the UAW's corruption

Washingtonexaminer - 2019-10-20 02:01

Pompeo says appropriate for Trump to ask Ukraine to probe corruption

Yahoo - 2019-10-20 00:56

Israel media tycoon admits complicity in Netanyahu corruption probe – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-10-19 07:29

CNN insider Cary Poarch exposes more than bias and corruption in Project Veritas video

Noqreport - 2019-10-17 20:19

Wasteland of Corruption

Theintercept - 2019-10-16 12:19

Leaked recording shakes Slovak politics, confirms high-level political corruption – EURACTIV.com

Euractiv - 2019-10-15 13:13

Ex-president Zuma pulls out of South Africa corruption inquiry - Independent.ie

Independent - 2019-10-13 18:11

Telecoms corruption more than just a glitch in the system

Thelondoneconomic - 2019-10-10 12:53

US Urges Iraq to Address Protestors' Grievance

BAS News - 2019-10-09 14:12
ERBIL - The United States has called on Iraq to "address the protestors' grievance" through enacting reforms and "tackling corruption," while condemning the violations made during in the demonstrations. The message was conveyed during a phone call betwee ...

China removes former head of securities regulator from government post after corruption probe

Yahoo - 2019-10-08 15:28

Kuwait official in Iraq: Corruption, weak security hinder reconstruction – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-10-06 21:59

Iraq Sacks Baghdad Governor Amid Protests

BAS News - 2019-10-06 14:03
ERBIL - Iraq decided on Sunday to remove the Baghdad governor, Falah al-Jazaere, from his position amid the ongoing protests in the capital city and several other major provinces against corruption, unemployment, and poor public services. According to al ...

Trump claims his call for Biden investigation is about corruption, not politics [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-10-05 20:49

Top UNRWA officials under investigation for corruption, sexual misconduct – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-10-05 14:37

Yemen calls on UN to release findings of corruption probe – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-10-05 14:37

Iraq’s powerful Shiite cleric Sadr urges government to quit as protests rage

E-Kurd - 2019-10-05 11:42
BAGHDAD,— One of Iraq’s most influential clerics called on Friday for the government to resign as the death toll rose to 65 in three days of violent national protests against official corruption. Muqtada al-Sadr, a populist political leader who has a hug ...

Sadr Calls for Government's Resignation as Protests Intensified

BAS News - 2019-10-04 23:17
ERBIL - Iraqi powerful Shia cleric and leader of Sairoon Alliance, Muqtada al-Sadr, called on Friday for the government to resign as protests across the country have intensified against corruption and lack of services. He also called for an early electio ...

Iraqi PM to Protesters: No "Magic Solution" to Problems

BAS News - 2019-10-04 16:43
He calls for authority to remove ministers involved in corruption. ERBIL - After three days of protests, Iraqi PM Adil Abdul Mahdi said in a televised statement on Friday that there is no "magic solution" to Iraq's problems, while calling for authority s ...

Iraq Dismisses 1,000 Civil Servants over Corruption

BAS News - 2019-10-04 00:26
ERBIL - Iraqi authorities on Thursday ordered the dismissal of 1,000 civil servants on alleged corruption charges. The decree was issued by Iraq's Supreme Anti-Corruption Council after PM Adil Abdul Mahdi chaired a meeting of the council for talks on a r ...

Iraq protests: Shots fired as demonstrators defy Baghdad curfew

BBC - 2019-10-04 00:08
At least 20 people have been killed in three days as anger at unemployment and corruption boils over. ...

New Generation Movement leader calls for protests in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-10-03 19:14
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Responding to the ongoing anti-corruption protests in Baghdad and southern Iraq, President of the New Generation Movement Shaswar Abdulwahid said on Wednesday that residents in Erbil, Sulaimani, Duhok, and Halabja gov ...

Latest Update on Iraq Protests: 12 Killed, 650 Injured

BAS News - 2019-10-03 12:28
ERBIL — At least 12 people were killed and nearly 650 others were injured during the widespread protests across Iraq. Since 1st October, thousands of Iraqis have taken to the streets to protest against corruption, unemployment, and lack of services. Iraq ...

Two killed in Iraq protest over unemployment

ANF - 2019-10-03 09:12
Two people were killed and 200 wounded in clashes in Iraq on Tuesday as security forces used tear gas, water cannon and live fire to disperse demonstrations over unemployment, corruption and poor public services. ...

Two killed, 200 wounded in Iraqi protests after police open fire

E-Kurd - 2019-10-03 06:22
BAGHDAD,— At least two people were killed and 200 wounded in clashes in Iraq on Tuesday as security forces used tear gas, water cannon and live fire to disperse demonstrations over unemployment, corruption and poor public services. The main protest took ...

Eight injured in second day of protests in Baghdad, Iraq

E-Kurd - 2019-10-03 06:22
BAGHDAD,— Security forces used live fire and tear gas to disperse demonstrators in renewed protests in Baghdad on Wednesday, a day after at least two Iraqis were killed and 200 wounded in clashes over unemployment, corruption and poor public services. At ...

Corruption, lack of transparency scare German investors from Iraqi Kurdistan: official

E-Kurd - 2019-08-30 16:04
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Corruption and a lack of transparency are the main obstacles preventing German companies from investing in Iraq and the Kurdistan region, according to the head of the German Liaison Office for Industry and Commerce ...

Corruption, lack of transparency blunt German investment: official

Rûdaw - 2019-08-29 20:50
The lack of clarity leaves the system open to abuse and inefficiency ...

Political party in Iraq's disputed Kirkuk claims local corruption, posts 'auctioned'

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-29 20:12

Lawsuit filed against Iraqi Kurdistan gov’t and Ashti Hawrami over illegal oil activities: Oilprice

E-Kurd - 2019-08-21 12:38
Simon Watkins | oilprice.com Rampant corruption in oil-rich Iraqi Kurdistan LONDON,— It seems that as fast as any positive news appears about the massive and under-developed oil and gas resources of the semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan in northern Ira ...

Rampant Corruption In The World’s Last Oil Frontier | OilPrice.com

Oilprice - 2019-08-20 20:35

Corruption, Political Deadlock Slow Peru’s Infrastructure Development Progress

Bondsloans - 2019-08-19 21:16

Iraq closes Mandali border crossing with Iran

Rûdaw - 2019-08-11 06:12
The order cited corruption and mismanagement ...

KRG anti-corruption reform must keep moving in the right direction

Rûdaw - 2019-08-10 14:07
Widespread reform must be demanded and supported for the Kurdistan Region to enter a new era. ...

Commission of Integrity calls on Iraqi Kurdistan gov’t to establish anti-corruption judicial court

E-Kurd - 2019-07-30 12:47
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan’s Commission of Integrity on Monday submitted a request to the new Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) cabinet to establish a court of justice focused solely on corruption cases. Musheer Ibrahim, th ...

Kurdistan watchdog calls KRG to establish anti-corruption judicial court

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-29 22:28

Puerto Rico governor's resignation has not stopped protests as demonstrators look to root out corruption [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-07-27 06:37

Iraq issued arrest warrants for 11 ministers, officials suspected of corruption: PM

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-26 01:21

U.S. Hits Venezuela Food ‘Corruption Network’ With Sanctions

Yahoo - 2019-07-25 23:54

Iraq issues arrest warrants for 11 senior officials suspected of corruption

E-Kurd - 2019-07-24 10:42
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday that arrest warrants were issued for 11 ministers and ministerial-level officials suspected of corruption. A total of 1,367 cases of corruption have been referred to the integrity courts, wi ...

Microsoft pays $25 million to settle corruption charges | KOKH

Okcfox - 2019-07-23 07:59

Former Peruvian President Toledo detained in the US

ANF - 2019-07-20 08:03
Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo detained in the US and could possibly extradited to Peru to respond of a case of corruption. ...

US sanctions 4 Iraqis for corruption, human rights abuses

Rûdaw - 2019-07-18 23:26
Two of those sanctioned are Hashd al-Shaabi leaders ...

Iraq corruption menaces both average citizens and outside investors - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2019-07-18 15:47

Kurdistan watchdog calls KRG to establish anti-corruption council, conduct major reforms

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-18 13:22

Istanbul mayoral election centers on fight against corruption | Europe| News and current affairs from around the continent | DW | 13.06.2019

DW - 2019-07-18 00:54

Masrour Barzani vows to fight corruption in first Kurdistan cabinet meeting

E-Kurd - 2019-07-15 18:26
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Prime Minister Masrour Barzani during the first cabinet meeting with new ministers, made it clear that fundamental reforms and eradication of corruption are top priorities in his cabinet. The Kurdis ...

Former FBI assistant director on why the public corruption unit is handling the Jeffrey Epstein prosecution [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-07-08 23:06

Second 'son of Hamas' leaves terror group, exposing corruption, Turkish spy ring | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-07-04 12:06

Kurdish Head of Kirkuk Provincial Council Acquitted by Baghdad Court

BAS News - 2019-06-30 13:52
ERBIL — Iraqi Federal Court decided on Sunday to acquit Kurdish politician and the head of Kirkuk provincial council, Rebwar Talabani, from charges related to misuse of power and corruption. Talabani was accused by the Baghdad-appointed acting governor o ...

Acting governor of Kirkuk released on bail, faces corruption charges

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-21 06:12

Acting governor of Kirkuk released on bail, faces corruption charges

Gulan Media - 2019-06-20 23:50

Suspicion of corruption on self-proclaimed president Guaidó

ANF - 2019-06-20 09:00
Suspicion of corruption surrounds Juan Guaidó, the Venezuelan opponent who proclaimed himself President "in charge”. ...

Baghdad investigate the file of corruption in the sale of oil in the Kurdistan region

Kurdiu - 2019-06-19 22:12

Michel Platini is accused of taking bribes related to awarding the tournament to Qatar.

Waar Media - 2019-06-18 11:28
WAAR_DUHOK Former UEFA President Michel Platini is arrested by French anti-corruption police over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar Former UEFA president Michel Platini has been arrested over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup. French legend Pl ...

Sadr: Cut electricity to Baghdad Green Zone so officials feel Iraqis’ plight

Rûdaw - 2019-06-17 11:07
The cleric demanded a probe into “rampant corruption” in the electricity sector ...

Gorran’s participation in new Kurdistan govt does not mean ‘be silent’ about corruption: MP

E-Kurd - 2019-06-15 10:58
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Head of the Change Movement (Gorran) caucus in Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament Ali Hama Salih said on Friday his party’s participation in the new Kurdistan regional Government (KRG) cabinet did not mean our lawmakers sh ...

Sudan crisis: Ousted President Bashir charged with corruption

BBC - 2019-06-14 01:26
The charges come as the military admits mistakes as pro-democracy protesters were forcibly dispersed. ...
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