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Polls open in Iraqi Kurdistan for regional election | The Express Tribune

Tribune - 2019-01-13 18:03

Iraq Sets Provincial Election for End of 2019

BAS News - 2019-01-13 13:10
ERBIL — The Iraqi parliament on Sunday set the provincial elections for 16th November this year. According to first deputy parliament speaker, Hassan Kaabi, the decision was made after a meeting between parliament’s legal committee and Iraq’s Independent ...

Iraqi Parliament to Discuss Budget Bill, Provincial Election

BAS News - 2018-11-10 08:44
ERBIL — The Iraqi parliament is scheduled to meet on Saturday and discuss the 2019 budget bill after it was already once rejected. Parliamentary factions have been in disputes recently over the budget bill which was prepared by former Prime Minister Haid ...

KDP ahead in Iraqi Kurdistan election, electoral commission says | Arab News

Arabnews - 2018-11-01 13:40

The ramifications of latest Iraqi Kurdistan voter fraud go beyond the election

E-Kurd - 2018-11-01 11:31
Michael Rubin | American Enterprise Institute On September 30, 2018, Iraqi Kurds once again went to the polls to choose a regional parliament. Because citizens and officials lodged more than 1,000 complaints with regard to fraud, the Independent High Ele ...

Iraqi Kurdistan opposition parties reject election results

Al Monitor - 2018-10-24 13:29

Gorran Movement rejects results of Iraqi Kurdistan parliamentary election

E-Kurd - 2018-10-22 14:54
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Change Movement (Gorran) has rejected the final results of Iraqi Kurdistan parliamentary election held on September 30, 2018, saying results had been changed. Gorran said in a statement on Sunday that the party wo ...

New Generation and KIU reject final results of Iraqi Kurdistan election

E-Kurd - 2018-10-21 22:49
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The New Generation Movement (Newey Nwê) has rejected the final results of Iraqi Kurdistan parliamentary election, in which the two ruling parties secured first and second place. The Movement said in a statement on Sun ...

Barham Salih Warned Maliki of Barzani’s Plan for Independence: Source

BAS News - 2018-10-21 15:56
ERBIL — The newly appointed president of Iraq, Barham Salih, previously warned the Shi’ite political leader Nouri al-Maliki of Masoud Barzani’s plan for declaring independence, a source said. Salih, prior to his election as the Iraqi president on 2 Octob ...

Ruling party comes in first in Iraqi Kurdistan election - France 24

France24 - 2018-10-21 15:49

Barzani’s KDP wins Iraqi Kurdistan parliamentary election

E-Kurd - 2018-10-21 15:11
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) came first in a parliamentary election in the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Region of Iraq, winning 45 seats, the election commission said on Sunday, positioning it to lead t ...

Ruling Party Finishes First in Iraqi Kurdistan Election

Voanews - 2018-10-21 02:26

KDP comes first in Iraqi Kurdistan election

Reuters - 2018-10-21 02:15
The ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) came first in a parliamentary election in the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Region of Iraq, winning 45 seats, the election commission said on Sunday, positioning it to lead the next regional government. ...

KDP comes first in Iraqi Kurdistan election | Reuters

Reuters - 2018-10-21 02:11

Iraqi KDP leads preliminary results from Kurdistan Region election - The National

Thenational - 2018-10-21 01:52

UPDATE 1-KDP comes first in Iraqi Kurdistan election | Agricultural Commodities | Reuters

Reuters - 2018-10-21 01:52

KDP ahead in Iraqi Kurdistan election, electoral commission says - Region - World - Ahram Online

Ahram - 2018-10-18 19:42

Barzani discusses Kurdistan election, Iraqi gov. formation with Canadian envoy

Gulan Media - 2018-10-18 01:00

Barzani discusses Kurdistan election, Iraqi gov. formation with Canadian envoy

Kurdistan24 - 2018-10-17 15:37

U.S. diplomat arrives in Iraq for talks with newly elected Iraqi and Kurdish leaders

E-Kurd - 2018-10-15 19:54
WASHINGTON,— US State Department number two John Sullivan arrives on Sunday in Iraq to meet with the country’s new leaders, the highest level administration official to do so since their election. Sullivan will visit Baghdad and Erbil, the capital of the ...

KDP ahead in Iraqi Kurdistan election, electoral commission says

Yahoo - 2018-10-12 05:23

Kurdish parties notify Iraqi Interior Ministry of ‘fraud’ in Kurdistan election

E-Kurd - 2018-10-09 23:37
BAGHDAD,— Three Kurdish blocs in the Iraqi Parliament issued a joint statement on Tuesday appealing to the Interior Ministry to investigate the use of “tens of thousands” of fraudulent identity documents to cast ballots during the Kurdistan Region’s Sept ...

KDP ahead in Iraqi Kurdistan election, electoral commission says | Energy & Oil | Reuters

Reuters - 2018-10-09 15:59

Sadr: Iraqis Should Get Their Rights Ensured Through a Technocrat Government

BAS News - 2018-10-08 20:43
ERBIL - The Iraqi people should get their rights ensured by an independent and technocrat government from now on, Shi'ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr's, head of election winner, Sa'eroun Alliance, said on Monday. In a statement on his Twitter account, Sadr sa ...

KIU party rejects primary results for Kurdistan parliamentary election

E-Kurd - 2018-10-07 14:25
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Islamic Union (KIU) said on Saturday that it has rejected the preliminary results for Iraqi Kurdistan parliamentary election citing widespread of fraud. The KIU said in a written statement said that frau ...

Sadr Calls on Newly Appointed PM to Keep Security Posts in His Hands

BAS News - 2018-10-06 21:50
ERBIL - Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr's, head of Sa'eroun Alliance and winner of the May election, has called on the newly designated as prime minister, Adil Abdul Mahdi, to keep the ministries of defense and interior in his hands and not hand the ...

Iraqi IHEC's Activity Yet to be Resumed

BAS News - 2018-10-06 21:50
ERBIL - The Iraqi Independent High Electoral Commission's activity is yet to be resumed as they have been suspended since the beginning of June due to some irregularities during the May election. Talking to BasNews, deputy head of the commission, Rzgar H ...

Barzani’s KDP ahead in Iraqi Kurdistan parliamentary election: commission

E-Kurd - 2018-10-05 12:05
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) was leading in a parliamentary election in the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Region of Iraq with 85 percent of votes counted, the election commission said on Thursday. A year ...

KDP ahead in Iraqi Kurdistan election, electoral commission says

The New Mail - 2018-10-05 04:56
The ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) was leading in a parliamentary election in the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Region of Iraq with 85 percent of votes counted, the election commission said on… The post KDP ahead in Iraqi Kurdistan election, elector ...

Intra-Kurdish rivalry in Iraqi Kurdistan will impair bargaining power over Baghdad, raising non-payment risks; election-related protests likely | Jane's 360

Janes - 2018-10-05 04:29

Main Iraqi Kurdish party says it may reject regional election result

Jerusalem Post - 2018-10-05 04:26
The statement was later withdrawn but Karwan Anwar, the head of the PUK media office, told Reuters that the party would reject results in all provinces. ...

KDP ahead in Iraqi Kurdistan election, electoral commission says - Channel NewsAsia

Channelnewsasia - 2018-10-05 03:17

KDP ahead in Iraqi Kurdistan election, electoral commission says | Reuters

Reuters - 2018-10-04 22:33

Barzani calls Adil Abdul-Mahdi on phone and describes him as Kurds “friend”

Waar Media - 2018-10-04 15:03
WAAR-DUHOK: The leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) Masoud Barzani spoke by phone on Thursday to Iraqi Prime Minister-Designate Adil Abdul-Mahdi, describing him as a “friend” of Kurdistan’s people. Following his election to the post of preside ...

Senator Rubio on Iraq’s New President: Qasem Soleimani Brokered the Deal

BAS News - 2018-10-04 10:33
ERBIL — US Senator for Florida, Marco Rubio, believes that Tehran had influenced the election of Barham Salih as new Iraqi president and Adil Abdel-Mahdi as country’s prime minister. Rubio wrote on his official Twitter account that Iranian commander of Q ...

KDP: PUK Violated Agreements, We're Observing Future Iraqi Cabinet Formation

BAS News - 2018-10-03 19:39
ERBIL - The ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has criticized the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan's (PUK) latest move in the process of Iraqi president election where the latter broke a dual agreement about the choosing one sole nominee for the preside ...

425 complaints filed about Iraqi Kurdistan election violations: commission

E-Kurd - 2018-10-03 19:06
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdish elections commission said on Wednesday as many as 425 complaints had been filed during the Iraqi Kurdistan parliamentary election. The Head of the Independent High Elections and Referendum Commission, Hand ...

Officials, Diplomats congratulate Barham Salih as new Iraqi president

Waar Media - 2018-10-03 14:41
WAAR-DUHOK: Barham Salih’s hometown of Sulaimani welcomed his election as president of Iraq with celebratory gunfire. The head of the UN mission in Iraq, Jan Kubis, congratulated Salih on his election, saying he looks forward to “working with the new Pre ...

Celebratory gunfire kills three in Sulaimani following election of Iraqi President

Kurdistan24 - 2018-10-03 11:20

Polls open in Iraqi Kurdistan for regional election

Thehimalayantimes - 2018-10-03 01:56

Newey Nwê to boycott Iraqi Kurdistan parliament over ‘fraudulent’ election results

E-Kurd - 2018-10-03 00:07
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Shaswar Abdulwahid, the leader of the New Generation (Newey Nwê) Movement, said on Monday that the Movement would not send its winning lawmakers to the Fifth Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament, citing widespread fraud during ...

Kurdish parties PUK and KDP contest Iraq presidency for first time

E-Kurd - 2018-10-03 00:07
BAGHDAD,— A parliamentary vote for a new Iraqi president was delayed on Monday as the Kurds’ two dominant parties for the first time contest the post reserved for a Kurd. The election in Baghdad will now take place on Tuesday, two days after parliamentar ...

At Least Two Civilians Killed in Celebratory Shooting in Sulaimaniya

BAS News - 2018-10-02 23:21
ERBIL - At least two civilians were killed in Kurdistan Region's Sulaimaniya province due to a celebratory shooting as a crowd was celebrating the election of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan's (PUK) nominee, Barham Salih, as the new Iraqi president on T ...

Both Major Parties Cry Fraud in Iraqi Kurdish Election - New Delhi Times - India's Only International Newspaper

Newdelhitimes - 2018-10-01 18:19

PUK says it may reject Iraqi Kurdistan parliamentary election result

E-Kurd - 2018-10-01 17:09
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— One of the dominant Kurdish parties in Iraqi Kurdistan said it might not recognize the results of Sunday’s parliamentary election and then appeared to backtrack, injecting uncertainty into a region demoralized by a fa ...

Iraqi Kurds hold election one year after failed independence bid | MENAFN.COM

Menafn - 2018-10-01 10:06

Polls open in Iraqi Kurdistan for regional election

Trust - 2018-10-01 04:22

Iraqi Kurds vote in regional election (UPDATE 4) | Devdiscourse News

Devdiscourse - 2018-09-30 23:18

Main Iraqi Kurdish party says it may reject regional election result | Reuters

Reuters - 2018-09-30 22:23

Polls open in Iraqi Kurdistan for regional election - Breaking News - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2018-09-30 20:42

Ayad Allawi: We Saw a Transparent Election Today

BAS News - 2018-09-30 20:07
ERBIL - Iraqi leader of al-Wataniya Coalition Ayad Allawi has congratulated the people of Kurdistan Region on concluding Sunday's regional parliamentary election successfully. "Today, we, and the whole world, saw the exercise of a clean and transparent e ...

Iraqi Kurds hold election one year after failed independence bid

Reuters - 2018-09-30 17:06
Kurds voted in a parliamentary election in their semi-autonomous region in northern Iraq on Sunday, with political dynasties expected to extend their power sharing rule despite growing discontent with perceived corruption and economic hardship. ...

Iraqi Kurds hold election one year after failed independence bid

Todayonline - 2018-09-30 16:52

Iraqi Kurds hold election one year after failed independence...

Trust - 2018-09-30 15:10

Iraqi Kurds hold election one year after failed independence bid - Channel NewsAsia

Channelnewsasia - 2018-09-30 14:26

Iraqi Kurds hold election one year after failed independence bid | Reuters

Reuters - 2018-09-30 13:35

Iraqi Kurds vote in regional election | News | 1330 & 101.5 WHBL

WHBL - 2018-09-30 13:07

Iraqi Kurds vote in regional election | News | NewsTalk 610 AM & 103.9 FM KDAL

Kdal610 - 2018-09-30 12:16

Iraqi Kurds vote in regional election | Reuters

Reuters - 2018-09-30 11:36

Polls open in Iraqi Kurdistan for regional election – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2018-09-30 11:22

UPDATE 3-Iraqi Kurds vote in regional election | Agricultural Commodities | Reuters

Reuters - 2018-09-30 10:50

Unease brews as Iraqi Kurds brace for crucial election

Alaraby - 2018-09-28 19:16

Iraqi parliament to set next Monday for the election of the President of the Republic

Kurdiu - 2018-09-27 23:01

KDP’s Iraqi presidential nominee meets head of al-Fatit Coalition Hadi al-Amiri in Baghdad

Waar Media - 2018-09-26 12:16
WAAR-DUHOK: The Kurdistan Democratic Party’s (KDP) candidate for the Iraqi presidency on Wednesday met with Hadi al-Amiri, the head of al-Fatih Coalition, to discuss the formation of the new government and the anticipated election of the future president ...

Pompeo: US seeking 'Iraqi national government' to counter Iran's influence

Rûdaw - 2018-09-25 08:40
"We are working diligently to make sure Iraq's people — the voice that they gave during their election is who ends up in leadership there ...

Iraqi Parliament Delays Presidential Vote

BAS News - 2018-09-23 10:35
ERBIL — The Iraqi parliament has reportedly postponed the election of a new president for the country at the Tuesday’s session. Previously, the legislative said it would convene on 25 September to elect Iraq’s new president. However, according to the mee ...

Six members of Worker-Communist Party arrested in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2018-09-22 22:13
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Security forces in the city of Sulaimani in Iraqi Kurdistan arrested six members of the Worker-Communist Party of Kurdistan on Saturday because of their call for voters to boycott the Kurdistan parliamentary election. ...

Kurdish party rejoins election after leader quit to seek Iraqi presidency

Kurdistan24 - 2018-09-21 18:02

Barzani Congratulates Kurdish MP Elected as Iraq’s Parliament Deputy Speaker

BAS News - 2018-09-18 15:07
ERBIL — Prominent Kurdish leader and the president of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, has extended congratulations to Kurdish lawmaker Bashir Hadad on his election to the position of second deputy speaker of the Iraqi parliament. Ac ...

Iraqis punished ‘chauvinists’ in May 12 election: Masoud Barzani

Rûdaw - 2018-09-17 20:31
"The Iraqi people reject chauvinism" ...

Barzani Congratulates New Iraqi Parliament Speaker in Phone Call

BAS News - 2018-09-17 20:03
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and former president of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani has congratulated Mohammed al-Halbousi on his election as the new Iraqi Parliament speaker. According to a statement by Barzani's office, the Kurdish influentia ...

Halbousi elected Iraq’s new parliament speaker

Waar Media - 2018-09-16 11:40
WAAR-DUHOK: The Iraqi parliament elected Sunni lawmaker Mohammed al-Halbousi as a speaker on Sept. 15, AP reported. Al-Halbousi, a former governor of Anbar province, was supported by parliament’s pro-Iran bloc. Al-Halbousi’s election marks the first step ...

Iraqi PM says he is not seeking re-election, will not serve second term

Kurdistan24 - 2018-09-14 15:54

Parliamentary election campaign starts in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2018-09-11 21:14
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Campaigning kicked off on Tuesday for a parliamentary election in Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan region amid political divisions a year after hopes for independence were dashed. Around 673 candidates from 29 political ...

KDP, PUK politburos discuss Iraqi gov't, KRG election in meeting

Rûdaw - 2018-09-10 12:39

UPDATE: Iraqi election winner asks Parliament to resume on Sunday, demands Abadi attend

Kurdistan24 - 2018-09-06 18:21
Influential Shia cleric, Muqtada al-Sadr, who led the Sairoon coalition to victory in the May 12 election, demanded the first session of Parliament resume on Sunday. (Photo: Archive) ...

Sadr Gives Iraqi Government Ultimatum on Basra Crisis

BAS News - 2018-09-06 14:16
ERBIL — Iraq’s powerful Shi’ite cleric and the leader of election frontrunner Sairoon bloc, Muqtada al-Sadr, has given the government an ultimatum to address the crisis in the southern city of Basra where violent protests has been ongoing for months. In ...

Sadr to Iraqi Government: Don’t Try My Patience

BAS News - 2018-09-05 10:22
ERBIL — Following another wave of deadly clashes between the Iraqi security forces and protesters in the southern province of Basra, Muqtada al-Sadr, a powerful Shi’ite cleric and the leader of election winner Sairoon bloc, said that the violence by the ...

Iraqi parliament postpones election of assembly speaker

Kurdiu - 2018-09-05 02:16

4/9/2018 Kurdistan Gorran, KDP delegations discuss Iraqi government talks and Kurdistan election

KNNC - 2018-09-04 21:38

Commission gives guidelines for campaigning in Kurdistan election

Kurdistan24 - 2018-09-04 14:52
A Kurdish man casts his vote in national Iraqi elections on May 12, 2018. (Photo: AFP) ...

Gorran MP Admits to Internal Division, Favouring Election Postponement

BAS News - 2018-09-04 10:43
ERBIL — A member of the Iraqi parliament from the Change Movement (Gorran) has revealed that there are disputes in the ranks of his party “like any others”. Speaking to VOA’s Kurdish service, MP Yousif Mohammed said Gorran prefers the Kurdistan Region pa ...

Swearing Iraqi parliament session starts today at 11 AM

Waar Media - 2018-09-03 11:29
WAAR-DUHOK: Iraq’s Fourth Council of Representatives is convening on Monday at 11 a.m. Candidates who won seats in the parliamentary election on May 12 are being sworn in. In the first session, which is presided over by the eldest member, the new MPs sha ...

CDJ to boycott Iraqi Kurdistan’s Sep. 30 parliamentary election

E-Kurd - 2018-09-02 22:37
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Head of the Coalition for Democracy and Justice CDJ, Barham Salih, said on Sunday the party would not participate in Iraqi Kurdistan parliamentary election, which is due to take place on September 30. Salih, previo ...

Leaders of four parties discuss new Iraqi government, Kurdistan parliamentary election 30/8/2018 Kurdistan

KNNC - 2018-08-30 20:28

PUK, Gorran want to delay Iraqi Kurdistan election due to ‘big fraud’: official

E-Kurd - 2018-08-29 13:48
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and the Change (Gorran) Movement want the Iraqi Kurdistan parliamentary election to be delayed due to “big fraud,” a Gorran member said. Head of the Gorran General Assembly, Rauf ...

New Iraqi Parliament to hold first session next week as Sunni factions present candidates for speaker

Kurdistan24 - 2018-08-28 09:22
The newly-seated Parliament members are charged with electing a new speaker and two deputies in their first session, to be held within 15 days of the Federal Supreme Court of Iraq's ratification of final election results. (Photo: Reuters) ...

Post-Electoral Iraq’s Scene

E-Kurd - 2018-08-27 18:27
Dr. Diyari Salih | Exclusive to Ekurd.net The latest Iraqi election, held on May 12, has given rise to complicating the political situation in the whole country. Since then, many accusations have emerged to challenge the legality of that election. That l ...

Tri-Shiite bloc delegation arrives in Erbil, for new Iraqi government formation talks with Kurds

Waar Media - 2018-08-27 10:40
WAAR-DUHOK: The largest Iraqi parliamentary bloc arrived in Erbil on Monday to discuss the formation of a new Iraqi government with the help of Kurdish parties following the May 12 national election. The delegation is comprised of election winner Sairoon ...

Amid Iraqi political turmoil, US ‘welcomes’ final election results

Kurdistan24 - 2018-08-21 11:51
Kurds participate in the Iraqi parliamentary elections on May 12, 2018. (Photo: Kilan Haggi) ...

Suspended Iraqi Commissioners to Return to Office: Source

BAS News - 2018-08-20 22:30
ERBIL - The Iraqi commissioners who had temporarily been replaced with a number of judges during the process of a manual recount of the May election, wil return to their work once again, a source from the Iraqi Independent High Electoral Commission said ...

Kurds in Iraq adrift after Iraqi election | MTL News

Mtlnewsjournal - 2018-08-20 11:20

Abadi Urges Election Winners to Rush in Forming Largest Bloc

BAS News - 2018-08-19 21:43
ERBIL - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi called on President Fuad Masum on Sunday to ask the parliament to hold the first session as the May parliamentary election’s outcome has already been ratified. Abadi has also urged the winners of the vote to r ...

Iraqi Supreme Court ratifies election results, inter-party negotiations intensify

Kurdistan24 - 2018-08-19 16:23
Influential Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr’s Sairoon Coalition retained the 54 seats it won during the May 12 election. (Photo: Archive) ...

Iraqi Federal Court ratifies May 12 Parliamentary elections result

Waar Media - 2018-08-19 14:57
WAAR-DUHOK: The Iraqi Federal Court has ratified the final results of May 12 parliamentary election, said Ayas al-Samuk, spokesperson for the court. He added that the court’s decision was made by consensus. “The Federal Supreme Court has made its decisio ...

Iraqi Supreme Court Approves May Election Results

BAS News - 2018-08-19 14:55
ERBIL — Following months of political disputes over the results of May parliamentary election in Iraq, country’s supreme court ratified on Sunday the results. Earlier in June, Iraqi legislative ordered the manual recount of ballots from entire polling st ...

17/8/2018 Iraq Iraqi Supreme Court to rule on May 12 election recount

KNNC - 2018-08-17 20:48

Allawi's party 'refused to engage' with sectarian groups in post-election talks

Kurdistan24 - 2018-08-17 18:19
Iraqi Vice President and former Prime Minister Ayad Allawi on July 5, 2014. (Photo: Reuters) ...

Kurds in Iraq adrift after Iraqi election | Cedarville News

Cedarvillenews - 2018-08-16 05:19

Iraqi political parties appeal election recount results - The National

Thenational - 2018-08-13 10:11

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