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Yazidi Female Survivors Law of Iraq — Full text English translation

E-Kurd - 2021-03-04 11:14
Dr. Amy L. Beam | Exclusive to Ekurd.net YEZIDI FEMALE SURVIVORS LAW PASSED IN IRAQ This legislation was first introduced to the Iraqi parliament in 2019. It was modified by recommendations of a committee and voted into law in Baghdad, Iraq, on March 2, 2 ...

Iraqi parliament passes Yazidi female survivors law after years of delays

E-Kurd - 2021-03-02 21:05
BAGHDAD,— After languishing in the Iraqi parliament for nearly two years, a bill offering reparations to survivors of the Islamic State (ISIS) group was passed on Monday, according to officials. The Yazidi Female Survivors law “is a victory for the victim ...

Iraqi parliament passes Yazidi survivor bill after years of delays

Rûdaw - 2021-03-02 09:06

Kurdish MP in Iraqi parliament stabbed outside... | Rudaw.net

Rûdaw - 2021-03-01 06:06

What Does Kurdistan Bashur Means to Iraqi Kurds?

E-Kurd - 2021-03-01 00:56
Dr. Mohammed M.A. Ahmed | Exclusive to Ekurd.net Kurdish officials were frustrated with Arab lawmakers and politicians in the Iraqi parliament, especially when it came to sharing the national budget and resolving issues concerning disputed areas and borde ...

Iraqi Parliament Presidency Receives Budget Law | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2021-02-24 13:35

Iraqi Kurdistan Islamic KJG party lawmaker files lawsuit against LGBT+ organization

E-Kurd - 2021-02-24 00:55
SUALAIMANI, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— A member of Iraqi Kurdistan parliament has filed a lawsuit against a group that advocates for increased protections for women and LGBTIQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) people in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region, accu ...

Deputy Prime Minister meets with Iraqi Parliament Deputy Speakers

Kurdistan Regional Government - 2021-02-23 01:59

Kurdish member of Iraqi parliament dies during COVID-19 hospitalization

Kurdistan24 - 2021-02-18 03:19

Omed Khoshnaw elected as new Erbil governor, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2021-02-08 13:18
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan parliament lawmaker Omed Abdulrahman Khoshnaw was elected as Erbil governor on Monday, filling a vacancy created by the death of Firsat Sofi from coronavirus in last November 2020. Khoshnaw, 44, is a ...

Wealthy KRG lets down its people: Iraqi parliament bloc spox

Rûdaw - 2021-02-03 17:50

Iraqi Kurdistan parliament speaker strips three lawmakers of immunity

E-Kurd - 2021-02-01 18:08
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan parliament speaker Rewaz Fayaq has lifted the immunity of three of its lawmakers who are facing court cases. Fayaq has stripped the immunities of Gorran lawmakers Daban Muhammad and Ali Hama Salih and ...

Congress of Opposition Voices in the South of Kurdistan Issues New Statement

Kurdistantribune - 2021-02-01 14:52
KT News: The Congress of Opposition Voices movement in the South of Kurdistan has issued a statement addressed to the President of Kurdistan, the Kurdistan Parliament and the Iraqi Parliament and to all foreign embassies in Erbil, calling on them to inter ...

Iraqi parliament slashes projected budget deficit by more than half: finance committee

Rûdaw - 2021-01-30 12:43

Deputy Prime Minister meets with Iraqi Parliament Deputy Speakers

KRG-Spain - 2021-01-29 00:01
Baghdad, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Deputy Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government and head of the negotiating delegation, Qubad Talabani, today met with First Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives, Hassan Al-Kaabi, and Second Deputy Sp ...

Iraqi Kurds vote for new parliament

Yahoo - 2021-01-25 07:09

Kurdish singers face legal complaints for criticizing Iraqi Kurdistan parliament in clip: media office

E-Kurd - 2021-01-15 17:56
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan parliament’s legal department in Duhok has filed complaints against two Kurdish singers for criticizing the legislature in a video clip, head of the media office of the Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament Sama ...

Ala Talabani appointed as new head of PUK bloc in Iraqi Parliament: co-president

E-Kurd - 2021-01-14 23:43
BAGHDAD,— Co-President of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) Lahur Sheikh Jangi Talabani said on Thursday that Ala Talabani, a member of his party’s General Leadership Council, has been named as the new head of the PUK caucus in the Iraqi parliament. ...

$78 billion transferred from Iraq since 2016, including $12 billion from Kurdistan, MP says

E-Kurd - 2021-01-13 12:56
SULAIMANI, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— $78 billion has been withdrawn from 46 banks in Iraq and laundered abroad since March 2016, including $12 billion from four banks in the Kurdistan region, lawmaker in Iraqi Kurdistan parliament from Change Movement (Gor ...

Activist reveals that Kurdish MP in Iraqi parliament misrepresented credentials during Iraqi election

Kurdistan24 - 2021-01-13 11:24

Iraqi Kurdistan court asks parliament to strip lawmaker Ali Hama Salih of immunity

E-Kurd - 2021-01-12 00:19
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— Penjwen Investigative Court has sent a letter to Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament urging legislators to strip Change Movement (Gorran) lawmaker Ali Hama Salih of his parliamentary immunity in retaliation for his accusation ...

Iraqi Kurdistan parliament approves Kamal Atroshi as oil minister

E-Kurd - 2021-01-06 16:47
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament on Wednesday voted to approve Kamal Atroshi as Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Minister for Natural Resources, a critical post that oversees the Kurdish region’s lucrative oil and gas i ...

No budget dispute deal announced as KRG delegation visits Iraqi parliament

Rûdaw - 2020-12-17 17:58

Iraqi parliament vote 'stabbed the people of Kurdistan in the back': Masoud Barzani

Kurdistan24 - 2020-12-10 15:50

President Nechirvan Barzani: “Through dialogue, we can resolve our disagreements with Baghdad.”

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2020-11-16 21:10
The three Presidencies of the Kurdistan Region met on Sunday in Erbil to discuss a contentious fiscal deficit bridge bill passed by the Iraqi parliament. The Speaker of the Parliament, the Office of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister, ...

Kurdistan ready to submit all its oil to Iraqi federal government if given $753 million monthly: Nechirvan Barzani

E-Kurd - 2020-11-15 23:44
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— Presidencies of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), Iraqi Kurdistan Region and Kurdistan Parliament met on Sunday to discuss the federal loan bill passed three days ago by the Council of Representatives without ...

12/11/2020 KRG signals opposition to loan bill approved by Iraqi parliament

ESTA - 2020-11-12 21:56

Statement by Kurdistan Regional Government on Iraqi parliament’s federal budget bill

Kurdistan Regional Government - 2020-11-12 20:25
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - The Kurdistan Regional Government expressed concerns and signaled its opposition to legislation put forward ... Continue reading ...

Kurdistan Region Presidency’s Statement on the Iraqi Parliament’s Passage of the Fiscal Deficit Bridge Law

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2020-11-12 18:57
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region, November 12, 2020 With regards to the fiscal deficit bridge law, which was passed on Thursday in Iraq’s Council of Representatives with a majority vote without considering the principles of partnership, consensus and equilibrium a ...

12/11/2020 Iraqi parliament approves fiscal deficit financing bill; Kurds boycott session

ESTA - 2020-11-12 08:20

Iraqi parliament committee meets PM Kadhimi for... | Rudaw.net

Rûdaw - 2020-11-10 13:07

Iraqi Parliament approves controversial amnesty law

Al Monitor - 2020-11-05 15:30

Iraqi parliament votes on Kirkuk constituencies for 2021 election

Rûdaw - 2020-10-30 00:15

Kurdish man kills his wife in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan: police

E-Kurd - 2020-10-16 01:28
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— A Kurdish man who works for Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament has stabbed his wife to death in Erbil, the capital city of Kurdistan Region, a source in the Erbil Police Directorate said on Thursday. “The employee stabbed hi ...

Iraqi government submits 2020 budget to parliament, nine months late

Rûdaw - 2020-09-15 06:08

06/09/2020 Speaker of Iraqi parliament visits Kurdistan Region Sunday: representative

ESTA - 2020-09-06 12:14

02/09/2020 Kurdistan Region president meets Iraqi PM, parliament’s speaker in Baghdad

ESTA - 2020-09-02 14:56

Protesters set fire to parliament office in Iraq’s Basra

E-Kurd - 2020-08-23 17:25
BASRA, Iraq,— Protesters in the southern Iraqi city of Basra set fire to parliament’s local office on Friday as security forces fired live rounds in the air to disperse them, a Reuters witness and security sources said. The protesters had gathered to dema ...

Arab Parliament condemns deadly Turkish attack on Iraqi land

ANF - 2020-08-12 20:25
Reactions against Turkey killing two top Iraqi commanders continue growing. ...

12/08/2020 Arab Parliament denounces Turkish strike on Iraqi border guards

ESTA - 2020-08-12 11:13

01/08/2020 Speaker calls for ‘urgent session’ of Iraqi parliament on early election

ESTA - 2020-08-01 11:48

Iraqi Kurdistan parliament approves resignation request of lawmaker Soran Omar

E-Kurd - 2020-07-29 01:57
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— During its first session in more than three weeks and second since early May, Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament approved on Monday the resignation request of one of its lawmakers, Soran Omar of the Kurdistan Islamic Group ...

The protests continue in Baghdad and some other province

Waar Media - 2020-07-18 18:17
WAAR_DUHOK Iraqi protests continue for the 33rd day in Baghdad, Nasiriya, Basrah and Dhi Qar provinces. The protesters are asking the government to resign. The protests started on October 25th against the Iraqi government and Parliament. The post The pro ...

Kurdish MP Soran Omar resigns from Iraqi Kurdistan parliament following immunity saga

E-Kurd - 2020-07-15 22:50
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— An outspoken opposition Iraqi Kurdistan Region parliamentarian officially resigned on Wednesday, attributing the move to “the parliament not carrying out its “lawmaking duties”. “I am calling on the parliament to ap ...

Iraqi MPs dies of Covid-19

ANF - 2020-07-11 13:20
Iraqi MP Ghida Kambash has died at the age of 46 from corona infection. She is the first member of parliament to succumb to the disease. Up to 20 other MPs have been infected with the virus. ...

Iraqi lawmaker Ghida Kambash dies of coronavirus

E-Kurd - 2020-07-11 03:29
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi lawmaker Ghida Kambash died Friday after contracting the novel coronavirus, parliament announced, its first member to succumb to the virus as its spread ramps up across the country. The 46-year-old was a three-time MP from Baquba, northeas ...

Iraqi Kurdistan parliament to send delegations to areas bombed by Turkey, Iran | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2020-07-05 14:13

New parliament coalition to support Iraqi PM against pro-militia blocs

Gulan Media - 2020-07-01 20:43

3 hours ago New parliament coalition to support Iraqi PM against pro-militia blocs

Rûdaw - 2020-07-01 15:57

All Iraqi Kurdistan lawmakers will be quarantined after coronavirus confirmed in parliament

E-Kurd - 2020-06-11 22:15
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— All members of Iraqi Kurdistan region Parliament will be quarantined inside their homes for two weeks after four tests came back positive for coronavirus on Wednesday, including a parliamentarian and three employees ...

First coronavirus case recorded inside Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament

E-Kurd - 2020-06-10 00:40
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A senior employee in Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s parliament tested positive for coronavirus Tuesday, forcing the legislative body to postpone a planned assembly. Saman Ahmed, the spokesperson for the Kurdistan Parliame ...

Shiite leader Hadi al-Amiri resigns from Iraqi parliament

E-Kurd - 2020-06-07 02:53
BAGHDAD,— The Iraqi Parliament has approved the resignation of prominent Shiite leader and head of the Fatah Alliance Hadi al-Amiri, rumoured to be eyeing the presidency of the Iran-backed Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF). Amiri sent his letter of resign ...

Shiite leader resigns from Iraqi parliament | Rudaw.net

Rûdaw - 2020-06-07 02:34

Iraqi Kurdistan does not owe $27 billion in debt: parliament speaker

E-Kurd - 2020-05-27 03:26
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— In order to make a political point about the way in which debt was accumulated over the past several years, the Speaker of Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament said on Monday that the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) could ...

PUK party says stripping parliamentary immunity is a dangerous development

E-Kurd - 2020-05-11 21:18
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan’s (PUK) General Leadership Council said on Sunday that the events of Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament’s May 7 session represented a dangerous development that has the potential undermine nati ...

KDP, PUK trade barbs in parliamentary immunity vote fallout, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2020-05-09 02:11
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) issued dueling statement late on Thursday attacking each other’s conduct during a controversial vote in the Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament ...

Iraqi Kurdistan parliament strips opposition lawmaker of immunity

E-Kurd - 2020-05-07 22:31
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament voted to strip Kurdistan Islamic Group (KIG) lawmaker Soran Omar of parliamentary immunity on Thursday during a contentious session that saw Speaker Rewaz Fayaq leave her position on the d ...

Iraqi parliament approves new government headed by Haider al-Abadi - Reuters

Reuters - 2020-05-07 18:21

Iraqi Parliament confirms Mustafa Al Kadhimi as new Prime Minister - The National

Thenational - 2020-05-07 16:22

Iraqi Kurdistan parliament seeks to strip immunity from four lawmakers

E-Kurd - 2020-05-06 00:27
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament is expected to vote on whether to strip the parliamentary immunity of four lawmakers for alleged infractions. During its scheduled session on Wednesday, lawmakers are expected to decide Ka ...

Iraq’s PM-Designate Plans Snap Elections within a Year

BAS News - 2020-04-04 19:06
ERBIL — Iraq’s Prime Minister-designate Adnan al-Zurfi revealed that he is planning to hold early elections within the first year of his cabinet if approved. Zurfi touched upon the issue in his future cabinet’s agenda he submitted to the Iraqi parliament ...

Iraqi Parliament remembers Halabja massacre, calls for prosecution of perpetrators of mass killings

Gulan Media - 2020-03-17 14:55

Iraqi Parliament to Vote on New Cabinet on Thursday

Gulan Media - 2020-02-24 21:11

Allawi calls on parliament to vote for his government next Monday

ANF - 2020-02-20 12:42
Iraqi prime minister-designate, Mohammad Allawi, said he has formed a politically independent executive and has called on parliament to hold a vote of confidence next Monday to allow his government to take office. ...

Iraqi PM-designate rejects KDP, PUK demands on ministerial candidates: MP

E-Kurd - 2020-02-18 21:09
BAGHDAD,— Head of the Kurdistan Islamic Group (KIG) in Iraqi parliament Salim Shushkay said on Tuesday that Prime Minister-designate Mohammed Tawfiq Allawi has rejected demands by the main Kurdish parties regarding nominees for ministerial positions. He i ...

543 people killed since the beginning of the protests in Iraq

ANF - 2020-02-08 16:50
Since October, hundreds of thousands of people in Iraq have been protesting against mismanagement and corruption. According to the Human Rights Commission elected by the Iraqi Parliament, 543 people have been killed. ...

The Iraqi Parliament’s Resolution Revoking the Treaty Governing ‘Foreign Troops Stationed in Iraq,’ and America’s Options

E-Kurd - 2020-01-30 19:51
Dr. Saman Shali | Exclusive to Ekurd.net The Middle East is currently undergoing some dangerous political and military developments and events as a direct result of the “American-Iranian” nuclear treaty dispute for which Iraq has, unfortunately, become th ...

Iraqi parliament votes to kick US troops out following killing of Soleimani

Militarytimes - 2020-01-28 19:08

Iraqi Kurdistan parliament passes pension reform bill despite objections

E-Kurd - 2020-01-16 17:25
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan parliament approved the government’s pension reform bill on Thursday, despite protests by lawmakers and activists calling for changes to the legislation. Lawmakers from the New Generation Movement (N ...

Iraqi Parliament Votes to Expel All American Troops From Iraq

Thedailybeast - 2020-01-14 21:02

Iraq’s Shiite cleric Sadr calls for mass protests against U.S. presence

E-Kurd - 2020-01-14 19:38
BAGHDAD,— Firebrand Iraqi leader Muqtada Sadr called Tuesday for a “million-strong march” against the presence of US troops in Iraq, days after parliament voted for their departure following Washington’s killing of an Iranian general in a Baghdad drone st ...

Lawmakers brawl in Iraqi Kurdistan parliament over pension reform bill

E-Kurd - 2020-01-14 10:04
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A brawl broke out between a number of lawmakers during a session of Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament on a pension reform bill on Monday. The Kurdistan Parliament continued to debate the government’s reform plan for a seco ...

Iraqi Kurdistan parliament approves bill on narcotics, Turkmen national days

E-Kurd - 2020-01-12 20:37
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament on Sunday approved a legislation about narcotics use and trafficking in the Kurdish Region and a resolution to establish national days for the Turkmen nation. The lawmakers approved the na ...

Iraqi parliament calls for troop withdrawal: What next for the United States? - Atlantic Council

Atlanticcouncil - 2020-01-10 22:16

The Washington Post: Here’s what might happen if the U.S. were to suddenly quit Iraq

Justice for Kurds - 2020-01-10 22:12
Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi has asked U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to set up a mechanism for U.S. troops to withdraw from the country, according to an Iraqi statement released Friday. On Sunday, the Iraqi parliament issued a nonbinding ca ...

US-led Coalition Waiting for Clarification on Iraqi Parliament’s Resolution

BAS News - 2020-01-09 14:36
ERBIL — The US-led Coalition fighting the Islamic State (IS) has put its operations on hold due to the recent escalation of tensions in the region, and it now is waiting for Iraq’s clarification on a resolution attempting to expel foreign troops from Ira ...

Speaker of Iraqi Parliament condemns Iranian attack

ANF - 2020-01-08 18:02
The Speaker said the attack of Iran was a "violation of Iraqi sovereignty". ...

Iraqi President, Speaker Denounce Iran Missile Attack on US Bases

BAS News - 2020-01-08 17:23
ERBIL - Iraqi President Barham Salih and Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbusi have denounced Iran's missile attack on the US bases in Anbar province and Kurdistan Region's Erbil capital. "We denounce the Iranian missile bombing that hit the military in ...

What's Happening In Baghdad Following Iraqi Parliament Vote To Expel U.S. Forces | Delaware First Media

Delawarepublic - 2020-01-08 08:19

U.S. military says it will withdraw from Iraq: official letter

E-Kurd - 2020-01-08 03:01
U.S. military tells Iraq it is preparing to ‘move out’ BAGHDAD,— The US military informed its counterparts in Baghdad on Monday it was preparing for “movement out of Iraq,” a day after the Iraqi parliament urged the government oust foreign troops. The hea ...

German troops to partially withdraw from Iraq

ANF - 2020-01-08 01:46
After the Iraqi parliament decided that foreign troops should leave the country, the German government ordered a partial withdrawal. ...

Trump Says "Not Right Point" to Leave Iraq

BAS News - 2020-01-08 01:46
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he believes this was not "the right point" for his country to withdraw the forces from Iraq. Trump's remarks came after the Iraqi parliament passed a resolution to oust the US and other foreign troop ...

Some thoughts on the potential impact of the Soleimani & Muhandis killings on the Iraqi Kurds

AEI - 2020-01-08 00:19
The killing of Qassim Sulaymani and Abu Mehdi al-Muhandis creates tremendous risks for the Kurdistan Regional Government. If American troops are forced to leave Iraq, as the Iraqi parliament and government are already threatening, the Kurds truly will hav ...

THE IRAQI PARLIAMENT’S VOTE TO END U.S. PRESENCE IN IRAQ IS ILL-ADVISED. BUT IT CAN STILL BE NULLIFIED

Washington Kurdish Institute - 2020-01-08 00:05

Iraqi president Barham Salih says ready to resign amid political row

E-Kurd - 2019-12-26 19:52
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi President Barham Salih on Thursday expressed his readiness to submit resignation to the parliament after he refused to appoint the candidate Asad al-Eidani as prime minister-designate, the Iraqi official television reported. In a letter s ...

Iraq President Says Ready to Resign

BAS News - 2019-12-26 15:36
ERBIL — Iraqi President Barham Salih said on Thursday that he is ready to hand in his resignation amid the deepening tensions over the nomination of a new prime minister. In a letter to Iraqi parliament, Salih said he would rather step down than nominati ...

Iraqi President Salih submits resignation to Parliament

ANF - 2019-12-26 15:36
People remain on the streets, protesting against the corrupt ruling class of Iraq. ...

Deadlock remains in Iraq after Iran-backed candidate withdrew

ANF - 2019-12-26 10:36
The Iraqi parliament has passed a new election law, a key demand of protesters for fairer elections, but the political deadlock continues to delay the selection of an interim prime minister after Qusay al-Suhail withdrew his candidacy. ...

Kurdish MPs boycott Iraqi parliament as lawmakers approve election bill

Kurdistan24 - 2019-12-25 12:51

Iraqi parliament approves new election law, a key demand of protesters

E-Kurd - 2019-12-24 20:59
BAGHDAD,— Iraq’s parliament approved on Tuesday a new electoral law, a key demand of protesters to make elections fairer, but political deadlock is still holding up the selection of an interim prime minister. Mass protests have gripped Iraq since Oct. 1 ...

Iraqi parliament speaker in Erbil to discuss government formation with senior KRG officials

Kurdistan24 - 2019-12-22 19:09

Kurdistan President, Iraqi Speaker Discuss Closer Erbil-Baghdad Cooperations

BAS News - 2019-12-22 15:14
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President on Sunday received Iraq’s Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbusi in Erbil where they discussed a range of issues, including the relations between the regional and federal governments. Halbusi arrived in Erbil in an unan ...

Barzani Receives Iraqi Parliament Speaker in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-12-22 14:38
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent political leader and the president of ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, on Sunday received Iraq’s Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbusi in Erbil. During the meeting, Barzani and Halbusi discussed a range ...

Federal Court Clarifies on “Largest Bloc” as Iraq Struggles to Find a New PM

BAS News - 2019-12-22 11:32
ERBIL — Iraq’s Federal Court issued a statement on Sunday in response to a request by country’s president to define and determine the “largest bloc” of the parliament. According to the Iraqi Constitution, the president is required to nominate a candidate ...

Iraqi Parliament adjourns session after vote on articles of draft election law

Kurdistan24 - 2019-12-19 06:55

Iraqi Parliament Fails to Pass New Election Law

BAS News - 2019-12-18 22:27
The session was delayed for Monday ERBIL - Iraqi Parliament failed on Wednesday to pass the new election law after the Kurdish representatives left the session due to disputes on part of the law. The Wednesday's parliamentary session had been slated for ...

Iraqi Kurdistan cabinet approves pension, salary reform bill, to be sent to parliament

E-Kurd - 2019-12-12 16:09
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) Council of Ministers on Wednesday approved a draft pension and salary reform bill, which will now be returned to the Kurdistan Parliament for a vote. The meeting was chai ...

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 ...

Iraqi Parliament to Convene over Militia Attack on Protesters

BAS News - 2019-12-09 09:23
ERBIL — Iraqi parliament members are invited to an extraordinary session at the legislature on Monday to discuss the recent deadly attack on protesters in central Baghdad. A group of armed men, driving mini vans and pick-up vehicles, opened fire at peace ...

Iraqi parliament passes law reforming electoral IHEC commission

E-Kurd - 2019-12-06 12:48
BAGHDAD,— Iraq’s parliament on Thursday passed the law of the Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC), as part of efforts by the Iraqi government and parliament to ease the tension of anti-government demonstrations demanding comprehensive reform in ...
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