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Omar Said Ali reelected as Gorran Movement general coordinator, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-09-14 18:32
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Change (Gorran) Movement National Assembly on Saturday reelected Omar Said Ali as general coordinator and selected several other party members for senior level positions in the party’s Executive Body. Said Ali was ree ...

Gorran Leader to Run for 2nd Term: Official

BAS News - 2019-09-08 06:25
ERBIL — The current leader of the Change Movement (Gorran), Omar Sayd Ali, will run for the second term in the position during the upcoming election, said senior party member. Amir Kamal, a member of Gorran’s National Assembly, told BasNews that Ali will ...

Turkish Grand National Assembly to pass a resolution on the issue of Kashmir

Radio - 2019-08-09 16:25

Gorran Decides on Ministerial Candidates

BAS News - 2019-07-05 16:33
ERBIL — The Change Movement (Gorran) is almost done with the finalized list of candidates for the ministerial posts at the next cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). Party’s National Assembly convened on Friday to select the candidates from the ...

Gorran to Finalize Candidates for KRG Cabinet on Friday: Source

BAS News - 2019-07-04 14:26
ERBIL — The Change Movement (Gorran) will most likely finalize the list of its candidates for the ministerial posts at the next cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) by Friday (5th July), said a source. In this regard, party’s National Assembly ...

Venezuela crisis: Maduro proposes early National Assembly vote - BBC News

BBC - 2019-05-21 10:39

Venezuela crisis: Maduro proposes early National Assembly vote

BBC - 2019-05-21 03:21
Venezuela's embattled leader proposes an early election for the opposition-controlled body. ...

Picking Up the Pieces After Venezuela’s Quashed Uprising

International Crisis Group - 2019-05-02 06:28
A failed uprising by Venezuelan National Assembly Chair Juan Guaidó has emboldened President Nicolás Maduro and deepened the country's political deadlock. However difficult, outside actors should continue to press the two sides to form a transitional cab ...

Kuwait Supports a "Unified Iraq": Top Lawmaker

BAS News - 2019-04-20 22:24
ERBIL - Kuwait will back a secure and unified Iraq, Marzouq al-Ghanim, the speaker of the Kuwaiti National Assembly, said on Saturday, hours after Baghdad's appeal to neighbors to help Iraq in reconstructing the country. Earlier the day, Iraqi Parliament ...

Peace in Kurdistan Campaign writes to UK Foreign Secretary

ANF - 2019-04-16 08:46
The letter has been signed by Peace in Kurdistan, Democratic Kurdish Peoples’ Assembly UK, Roj Women Assembly, Kurdistan National Congress. ...

Venezuela’s top judge seeks to lift Guaido’s immunity

Waar Media - 2019-04-02 14:11
WAAR_DUHOK Venezuela’s chief justice asked the country’s National Assembly on Tuesday to strip opposition leader Juan Guaido of his parliamentary immunity. Maikel Moreno, president of the Supreme Tribunal of Justice (TSJ), made the request, saying the ju ...

[Video]: Venezuelan Ambassador to Iraq Joins Guaido

BAS News - 2019-02-03 10:36
ERBIL — Venezuelan Ambassador to Iraq Jonathan Velasco Ramirez announced his support for the opposition in his home country. On 23 January, Juan Guaido, the head of the Venezuelan National Assembly proclaimed himself as the interim president, asking Madu ...

In Venezuela, a High-Stakes Gambit

International Crisis Group - 2019-01-24 22:50
The Venezuelan National Assembly’s chairman, Juan Guaidó, has declared himself interim president, with the support of several foreign governments. Unless the Venezuelan military backs his move, it is unlikely to topple incumbent President Nicolás Maduro ...

Erdogan voices support for Venezuelan President Maduro

Waar Media - 2019-01-24 09:30
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan voiced solidarity with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro early Thursday after Washington recognized opposition-controlled National Assembly’s President Juan Guaido as interim president. Erdogan said: “Maduro broth ...

Yellow Vests: Macron to meet with heads of Senate, National Assembly, unions

Gulan Media - 2018-12-09 19:35

Joint letter in support of the UN General Assembly resolution on the situation of human rights in Iran

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-11-13 02:00
TO: All Permanent Missions to the United Nations in New York Your Excellencies, The undersigned national, regional and international civil society organizations urge your government to support resolution A/C.3/73/L.42 on the promotion and protection of hu ...

Iran Doesn't Wish for Iraq’s Improvement of Its Power Supply: Official

BAS News - 2018-10-30 20:59
ERBIL - Iran used to create difficulties for the Iraqi government whenever Baghdad had projects to improve its power supply and similar public services, an Iraqi official said. Bahaa Araji, who was a member of the Iraqi National Assembly until 2014, and ...

Gorran: Barham Salih Not Recognized as President

BAS News - 2018-10-04 11:30
ERBIL — An official from the Change Movement (Gorran) has declared that his party does not recognize Barham Salih as the new president of Iraq. Hemin Shekhani, a member of Gorran’s National Assembly, told BasNews that the political arguments on Barham Sa ...

Former Turkish PM Binali Yıldırım becomes first parliament speaker of new system

Waar Media - 2018-07-12 22:30
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkish lawmakers on Thursday elected Turkey’s last Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım to be the first speaker of the Turkish Grand National Assembly under a new government system. In the first round, the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK ...

VOA60 World - Diaz-Canel Named Cuba's New President

Dengî Amerîka - 2018-04-19 21:47
Cuba: The National Assembly swore in Miguel Diaz-Canel as president after former President Raul Castro stepped down ...

Asayiş Dissolves General Assembly of KNC

KNC Geneva - 2018-04-12 21:28
On November 7, 2017, the Kurdish National Council in Syria (KNC) was planning to hold his fourth general assembly in Al-Qamişlo. A new president as well as new members for the various committees of the KNC should be elected. When the congress was about to ...

Turkey Parliament Speaker calls offensive on Afrin as ‘jihad’

Waar Media - 2018-01-28 12:27
WAAR-DUHOK: The Speaker of Turkey’s National Assembly on Saturday described a now week-long military offensive against US-backed Kurdish forces in northern Syria’s Afrin as “jihad.” Speaker Ismail Kahraman’s use of the Islamic definition of “holy war” ca ...

Gorran Suspends Agreement with PUK: Official

BAS News - 2017-12-20 19:36
SULAYMANIYAH — The Change Movement (Gorran) on Wednesday decided to suspend a previously signed agreement with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK). “The national assembly of Goran movement unanimously decided today to suspend Gorran-PUK agreement,” sa ...

Asayiş Dissolves General Assembly of KNC

KNC Geneva - 2017-11-20 21:33
On November 7, 2017, the Kurdish National Council in Syria (KNC) was planning to hold his fourth general assembly in Al-Qamişlo. A new president as well as new members for the various committees of the KNC should be elected. When the congress was about to ...

Trump’s Seoul Speech: All the Right Points, Still No Way Forward

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2017-11-11 01:58
President Trump’s speech in South Korea’s National Assembly on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 was likely the best foreign policy speech he has ever given. And that is not only because expectations were low. It would be more accurate, perhaps, to say that fe ...

Former iraqi president Jalal Talabani dies

KRG-Spain - 2017-10-05 00:06
The beloved Kurdish leader Jalal Talabani passed away on Tuesday in a hospital in Germany. Talabani was appointed president of Irak in 2005 by the Transitional National Assembly, he was the country’s first non-Arab president, and was instrumental in creat ...

Mob storms Venezuela National Assembly

BBC - 2017-07-06 00:02
Several opposition lawmakers are injured in an attack by pro-government supporters. ...

New S. Korean President Promises to Build ‘New Country’ at Inauguration

Waar Media - 2017-05-10 10:52
WAAR-DUHOK: Newly elected South Korean President Moon Jae-in, a former lawyer and current member of the Democratic Party of Korea, was officially sworn in Wednesday during an inauguration ceremony in the South Korean National Assembly, during which he pr ...

Trump advisor meets with key critic of Venezuela's Maduro

Reuters - 2017-05-06 20:31
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's national security advisor met on Friday with the president of Venezuela's opposition-led National Assembly and they agreed the political crisis in Caracas should be brought to a quick and peaceful concl ...

Mali extends state of emergency in bid to quell Islamist attacks

Reuters - 2017-04-30 01:06
BAMAKO (Reuters) - Mali's National Assembly has voted to extend a state of emergency by six months in a bid to quell an upsurge in attacks by Islamist militants based in the desert north of the West African country. ...

Gorran Supports Kurdistan Independence

BAS News - 2017-04-01 20:01
SULAYMANIYAH — The Change Movement (Gorran) has expressed support for a move to hold an independence referendum in Kurdistan Region, saying statehood is a natural right for Kurds. Following a session on Saturday, Gorran’s National Assembly said in a pres ...

Venezuela court takes over National Assembly functions

BBC - 2017-03-31 00:24
Opposition politicians attack President Nicolas Maduro after legislative powers are taken away. ...

Turkey Parliament passes presidential system

Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-22 03:35
A view from Turkey's Grand National Assembly as lawmakers take their turns to cast vote, Ankara, Jan. 20, 2016. (Photo: DHA) ...

Demirtaş submits parliamentary questions on the arrest of HDP MPs

ANF - 2016-11-23 10:39
HDP Co-Chair Selahattin Demirtaş has sent parliamentary questions to The Speaker of The Grand National Assembly (TBMM). ...

Gorran Movement votes in favor of withdrawal from Iraqi Kurdistan govt

E-Kurd - 2016-11-06 20:17
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The National Assembly (Jivat) members of the Change Movement (Gorran) put to a vote during a meeting on Saturday the party’s withdrawal from Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). The majority of members voted in ...

Lebanon is ‘not a country of permanent asylum,’ Prime Minister tells UN Assembly

United Nations - 2016-09-23 01:50
Lebanon is no longer able to assimilate additional displaced persons, and the United Nations should envision resettling the displaced Syrians within their national borders, the President of Lebanon’s Council of Ministers, Tammam Salam, told the UN General ...

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Parliament - 2016-04-26 11:15

Kurdistan National Assembly of Syria Welcomes Former US Rep. Steve Stockman to Region

E-Kurd - 2015-04-23 16:22

Member of National Assembly of Gorran Movement Along with 950 Others Rejoined PUK Line

PUK Media - 2014-04-22 10:24

MP Kaplan: MIT's offer has no relation with our 'legal ground' proposal 09.04.2014 The offer of National Intelligence Service (MİT) being prepared by the AKP government will be met today in Assembly General Board. 1

DIHA - 2014-04-09 13:40

Libya's national assembly elects new president

PUK Media - 2013-06-25 19:38

Kurdistan's Gorran opposition movement facing crisis over national assembly

E-Kurd - 2013-01-16 12:36

Gorran Opposition Movement Facing Crisis Over National Assembly, Boycott

Rûdaw - 2013-01-15 23:04
  SULAIMANI, Kurdistan Region – Several top officials of the Change Movement (Gorran), the largest opposition faction in Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan Region, have boycotted meetings and ...
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