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European Parliament to meet on Wed to discuss sanctions on Turkey

ANF - 2019-10-22 12:41
Federica Mogherini, Vice-President of the European Union Commission and High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security, will inform the EU general assembly about the measures and sanctions decisions against the Turkish state tomorrow morning. ...

Kurdistan Region President Meets with Leaders of Political Parties

KRG-Spain - 2019-10-22 00:04
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 16 October 2019 President Nechirvan Barzani met with leaders and representatives of political parties that have seats in the Kurdistan Parliament. The President of the Kurdistan Region called for the meeting to exchange views amon ...

Brexit Deal Is in U.K. Parliament's Hands Now

Yahoo - 2019-10-21 23:24

Kurdistan Region President Meets with Leaders of Political Parties

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-10-20 21:53
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 16 October 2019 President Nechirvan Barzani met with leaders and representatives of political parties that have seats in the Kurdistan Parliament. The President of the Kurdistan Region called for the meeting to exchange views amo ...

Özdemir: EU should apply stronger sanctions on Turkey

ANF - 2019-10-20 11:32
Hamburg Parliament Die Linke co-chair Cansu Özdemir said the EU should apply stronger sanctions on Turkey for its brutal attack against Northern and Eastern Syria. ...

Macron says opposes Brexit extension if UK parliament rejects deal

Yahoo - 2019-10-18 21:59

UK Supreme Court: Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament 'unlawful' [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-10-18 15:41

European Parliament urged Turkey to withdraw from NE Syria

ANF - 2019-10-18 10:05
European Council urged Turkey to end its military action, to withdraw its forces and to respect international humanitarian law. ...

UK's Johnson agrees to Brexit deal, but must now win over parliament - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-18 01:30

Britain clinches Brexit deal, Johnson now faces parliament challenge - UNTV News | UNTV News

Untvweb - 2019-10-18 01:05

GUE/NGL to call for establishment of no-fly zone over NE Syria

ANF - 2019-10-17 20:31
The Left in the European Parliament (GUE/NGL) has repeatedly condemned Turkey's illegal assault on Northern Syria. ...

Sassoli called for tougher EU sanctions against Turkey

ANF - 2019-10-17 17:59
The President of the European Parliament David Sassoli called for tougher EU sanctions against Turkey. ...

Will Parliament pass a Brexit deal on "super Saturday?" - GZERO Media

Gzeromedia - 2019-10-17 16:39

Kurdish Human rights group protest Turkish invasion of northern Syria outside parliament in Cape Town [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-10-17 02:55

Turkey to Retaliate US Sanctions: FM

BAS News - 2019-10-16 23:47
ERBIL - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu warned on Wednesday that his country would retaliate the US recent sanctions on Ankara for its offensive against the Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria. Cavusoglu made the comments in Parliament on Wedn ...

Turkey's Erdogan calls on Syria's Kurds to lay down their weapons In speech to parliament, he says he will never negotiate with a group Ankara considers a terror organisation October 16, 2019

The National AE - 2019-10-16 19:21

Kurdistan President Hosts Political Party Leaders to Discuss Current Situation

BAS News - 2019-10-16 18:58
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani hosted the leaders of the political parties represented at the parliament on Wednesday to discuss the latest developments in Kurdistan and the wider region. According to a press release after the meeti ...

French Parliament and Senate call for urgent action on Syria

ANF - 2019-10-16 08:27
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, said that the resurgence of the Islamic State armed group is inevitable and criticised the US for allowing the Turkish offensive. ...

KRG's Commercial Delegation to Visit Belgium

BAS News - 2019-10-15 23:52
ERBIL - A delegation from the Kurdistan Region's Chamber of Commerce and Industry will visit Belgium next week, Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRG) representative to the European Parliament, Dlawar Azhgayi, said on Tuesday. Talking to BasNews, Azhgayi ...

'Rojava' resolutions in the South Kurdistan Parliament

ANF - 2019-10-15 17:27
Kurdistan Region’s Parliament calls on world powers to halt Turkey’s military operations in northern Syria, “intervene immediately and open dialogue to bring about peace. ...

Kurdistan Parliament Warns of “Demographic Change” in Syrian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-10-15 14:22
ERBIL — The parliament of Kurdistan Region held an extraordinary session on Tuesday to discuss the ongoing crisis in Syrian Kurdistan as the result of the Turkish offensive, warning of a possible demographic change under the current circumstances. Lawmak ...

Iraq's Provincial, Municipality Councils’ Activity Not Halted: MP

BAS News - 2019-10-15 01:32
ERBIL - An Iraqi lawmaker revealed on Monday that the activities at the provincial and municipality councils have not been halted, refuting the media reports in this regard. A few days ago, Iraqi reports claimed that Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbus ...

Kurdistan Parliament to Convene on Situation in Syrian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-10-13 18:07
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament Speaker invited all lawmakers to attend an extraordinary session on Tuesday to discuss the worrying situation in the Syrian Kurdistan. The session was called for by the majority of the political blocs at the legislatur ...

UK govt plans Saturday sitting of parliament on Oct. 19, Brexit deal or no deal - source

Yahoo - 2019-10-13 15:28

Poland’s left sets sights on return to parliament – POLITICO

Politico - 2019-10-11 22:26

Danish MEP: Nato should suspend Turkey

ANF - 2019-10-11 11:03
European Parliament Member for Enhetslistan said on Danish media that Turkish president Erdoğan would open the door to ISIS to the Middle East and Europe, and that this would have consequences. ...

Trump baby blimp lifts off outside parliament – video | US news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-10-11 02:12

Scottish Deputies wrote to US Ambassador over Turkish attacks

ANF - 2019-10-10 21:36
Thirty Members of the Scottish Parliament wrote to Robert Wood Johnson, Embassy of the United States of America in London expressing their concern about the situation in North Eastern Syria. ...

Basque parliament asks Turkey to cease unilateral military action

ANF - 2019-10-10 20:44
The Basque Parliament has passed an institutional declaration calling on the UN to act urgently on this situation that violates international law. ...

Iraqi Parliament Halts Provincial, Municipality Councils’ Activity

Gulan Media - 2019-10-10 16:31

MSD's Ehmed at European Parliament: Turkey must be punished!

ANF - 2019-10-10 14:54
Ilham Ehmed, chair of the Executive Board of the Syrian Democratic Council (MSD), spoke at a meeting in the European Parliament. ...

President Barzani, Parliament Speaker discuss Erbil-Baghdad ties, Kurdistan’s constitution

Kurdistan24 - 2019-10-10 12:53

Kurdistan Parliament hosts the World Peace Conference

Kurdiu - 2019-10-10 02:33

Kurdistan Parliament Calls for End to Turkish Military Operation in Syrian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-10-09 23:10
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament released a statement overnight Wednesday to express concern over the Turkish military incursion into the Kurdish areas of north east Syria, calling for an end to the operation. The statement warned that fragile situati ...

Iran's parliament speaker cancels Turkey visit after military launch: TV

Reuters - 2019-10-09 22:24
Iran's parliament speaker Ali Larijani has canceled his scheduled trip to Turkey, Iranian state TV reported, after Ankara launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria on Wednesday. ...

Social&Democrats urged European Parliament to stop Turkey

ANF - 2019-10-09 21:41
The European Parliament Group of Social & Democrats (SD) condemned the Turkish occupation in a written statement. ...

Dutch coalition loses majority in parliament – POLITICO

Politico - 2019-10-09 19:49

Turkish Parliament approves motion for cross-border operations

ANF - 2019-10-08 20:53
The motion authorizing the AKP/MHP regime to attack Rojava and Aouth Kurdistan has been approved by the Parliament of Turkey. ...

Italian parliament votes to scrap hundreds of seats at next election

Yahoo - 2019-10-08 18:59

Iraqi Parliament Halts Provincial, Municipality Councils’ Activity

BAS News - 2019-10-08 18:51
ERBIL - Iraqi lawmakers on Tuesday passed a new proposal to halt the activities at the provincial and municipality councils, while issuing 20 decrees in favor of the protesters. Kurdistan 24 cited its correspondent in Baghdad as saying that Parliament Sp ...

Iraq's Kurdish parliament backs Sept 25 independence referendum - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-08 08:07

Jordan parliament calls for expelling Israel ambassador – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-10-07 22:54

PM Barzani Meets with Parliament, KRG Officials, Discuss Reform Bill

BAS News - 2019-10-07 22:50
ERBIL - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani met with senior officials from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the autonomous region's parliament to review a draft bill of reforms. During the meeting, parliamentary officials, known as the Committee of ...

KRG and Parliament meet to agree on a reform project

Kurdiu - 2019-10-07 22:41

Tunisia: Towards a Parliament Riven by Divisions | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2019-10-07 22:12

PM Barzani reviews Kurdistan reform draft bill with parliament, gov't officials

Kurdistan24 - 2019-10-07 16:47

KRG, Kurdistan Parliament to Meet on Monday

BAS News - 2019-10-06 23:59
ERBIL - Representatives from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the Kurdistan Region Parliament will meet on Monday for talks on a "reform bill," said a lawmaker. Mohammed Sa'dadin, an MP, told BasNews that the two sides will hold the meeting at ...

Kurdish blocs to participate in the Iraqi parliament session on Monday

Kurdiu - 2019-10-06 19:22

Islamists hope to stay on top as Tunisians choose parliament

Yahoo - 2019-10-06 11:46

Iraqi Militias Seize Christian Lands in Nineveh Plains: MP

BAS News - 2019-10-06 10:49
ERBIL - The pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi militias have seized the lands belonging to the Christians in the Nineveh Plains, said an MP at the Kurdistan Region Parliament on Sunday. MP Fareed Ya'qub said in a statement that the Christians have been prevente ...

Turkish parliament receives 71 enquiry reports against HDP deputies since July | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-10-06 01:21

Greece and Qatar to Open Consulates in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-10-05 17:42
ERBIL - Greece and Qatar have plans to open their consulates in the Kurdistan Region's capital Erbil, a lawmaker said on Saturday. Speaking to BasNews, the chairman of the Kurdistan Region Parliament Foreign Relationship department, Rebwar Babkayi, said ...

Kurdish blocs boycott today's meeting of the Iraqi parliament

Kurdiu - 2019-10-05 15:45

Kurds May Lose 200,000 Votes in Kirkuk If Provincial Elections Law Not Amended

BAS News - 2019-10-05 15:32
ERBIL - If the Iraqi Parliament does not amend the current provincial elections law, Kurds in disputed Kirkuk province may lose over 200,000 votes, a Kurdish official warned on Saturday. Based on the law, the displaced people will be deprived from castin ...

Iran parliament passes measures against funding terrorism – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-10-05 11:26

Kurdistan Parliament Delegation Postpones Visit to Baghdad Amid Protests

BAS News - 2019-10-05 11:03
ERBIL - A Kurdistan Region Parliament delegation has postponed a visit to Baghdad as protests in the capital and several other major provinces have intensified. Talking to BasNews, Jwan Younis, an MP at the Kurdistan Region Parliament, said that the dele ...

Sairoon, Al-Wataniya Suspend Parliament Activities

BAS News - 2019-10-04 22:35
ERBIL - Iraqi powerful Shia cleric and leader of Sairoon Alliance, Muqtada al-Sadr, has called on his alliance's MPs at the Parliament to suspend their activities until the government introduces an agenda that would serve the people of the country. The d ...

Kurdish Friendship Group to be established in European Parliament

Kurdistan24 - 2019-10-04 06:48

Kurdistan Parliament delegation visits Seoul to discuss bilateral relations with South Korea

Gulan Media - 2019-10-03 20:57

Preparations underway to write Iraqi Kurdistan constitution: lawmaker

E-Kurd - 2019-10-03 19:14
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament has begun to consult with various political parties to prepare the first steps before writing a constitution for the autonomous Kurdistan region, a parliamentary deputy said on Wednesday. ...

There are secret prisons in Iraqi Kurdistan: lawmaker

E-Kurd - 2019-10-03 19:14
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament lawmaker Soran Omar said on Thursday that he was ready to reveal the locations of secret jails in Iraqi Kurdistan region. His warning came in response to a claim made on Tuesday by Kurdis ...

Firsat Sofi set to become new Erbil governor, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-10-03 19:14
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A new governor is set to take over in Erbil, the provincial council announced Monday. Former Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) lawmaker in Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament Firsat Sofi will be inaugurated on Wednesday. Cur ...

Parliamentary leadership begins push for new Iraqi Kurdistan constitution

E-Kurd - 2019-10-03 19:14
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Speaker of Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament Rewaz Fayaq said on Monday that the legislative leadership is attempting to gather support from the political parties to write a permanent constitution for the Kurdistan Region ...

Erdogan calls for unity as parliament begins new legislative year

Al Monitor - 2019-10-03 11:24

Kurdistan independence referendum was natural right of Kurds, parliament speaker says

Kurdistan24 - 2019-10-03 09:51

Kurdistan Parliament delegation visits Seoul to discuss bilateral relations with South Korea

Kurdistan24 - 2019-10-03 09:51

Police detained mothers of military students protesting in Ankara

ANF - 2019-10-03 09:12
Police attacked the mothers of military students who were protesting in Ankara in front of the Parliament. 12 mothers were taken into custody. ...

Kurdistan Parliamentary Delegation Received by Korean National Assembly

BAS News - 2019-10-03 06:35
ERBIL — A delegation from Kurdistan Region Parliament was received on Wednesday by National Assembly Speaker Moon Hee-sang in Seul to discuss greater inter-parliamentary relations. 3/3) of thread: @KurdistanParl Deputy Speaker @heminhawrami & MPs today i ...

Halbusi Flown from Airport to Baghdad as Protesters Block Highway

BAS News - 2019-10-03 06:35
ERBIL - Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbusi had to be flown from the airport to the presidential palace in Baghdad by a helicopter as the protestors have blocked the highway between the port and the capital city. Iraqi media reports said that Ha ...

Iraq's Three Presidencies Meet on Protests

BAS News - 2019-10-03 06:35
ERBIL - The three Iraqi presidencies, President Barham Salih, Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi, and Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbusi, met on Wednesday evening to discuss the protests in the country. Dijlah TV channel said that the three Iraqi leader ...

Iraqi parliament speaker in Erbil for talks with Kurdish officials

E-Kurd - 2019-10-03 06:22
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Parliamentary Speaker Mohammed al-Halbousi arrived in Erbil on Thursday to meet with senior officials in the Kurdistan region. Halbousi’s plane landed at the Erbil International Airport on Thursday, where the ...

Kurdistan opposition parties to fight by-law change on forming new caucuses

E-Kurd - 2019-10-03 06:22
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Caucuses from the New Generation Movement (Newey Nwê), the Kurdistan Islamic Union (KIU), the Kurdistan Islamic Group (KIG), and the Azadi Freedom Party have opposed a proposed change to Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament’ ...

Iraqi Kurdistan’s security forces need reform, mission refocused: MP

E-Kurd - 2019-10-03 06:22
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Head of the Change Movement (Gorran) caucus in Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament Ali Hama Salih argued on Thursday that the Kurdish region’s armed forces and security apparatus require significant reform. “Those forces sh ...

KDP operates Nineveh oil fields, but income not sent to Kurdistan or Baghdad: MP

E-Kurd - 2019-10-03 06:22
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A lawmaker in Iraqi parliament has alleged that more than 40 oilfields in disputed areas in Nineveh are operating under the direct control of companies owned by the Barzani’s Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and are g ...

Kurdistan Islamic Union bloc slams the presidency of Kurdistan Parliament

Kurdiu - 2019-10-03 01:12

MEP Julie Ward: Weak leaders resort to scare tactics - Part I

ANF - 2019-08-30 12:20
Julie Ward is a British Member of the European Parliament for the North West England region for the Labour Party. She was first elected in 2014 and was re-elected in 2019. ...

UK's Raab says suspending parliament is lawful and proper

Yahoo - 2019-08-30 09:13

Goran Movement deputies visited Maxmur Camp still under embargo

ANF - 2019-08-29 10:31
Deputies from Goran Movement in the Kurdistan Region Parliament, have visited Martyr Rüstem Cudi (Maxmur) Refugee Camp. ...

Kurdistan Parliament should prioritize reform, build modern constitution: Masoud Barzani

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-29 01:00

We don’t know any details about Iraqi Kurdistan oil deals for over 13 years: Finance Committee member

E-Kurd - 2019-08-28 23:04
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Member of the Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament’s Finance Committee Sherko Jawdat Mustafa said on Wednesday that the Ministry of Natural Resources has not shared any of the Kurdistan region’s oil contracts with the commit ...

A demonstration in front of Kurdistan Parliament

Kurdiu - 2019-08-28 22:55

Iraqi Parliament: No cuts to the salaries of Kurdistan Region employees

Kurdiu - 2019-08-28 22:55

UK opposition reacts with fury to Parliament suspension

Gulan Media - 2019-08-28 21:55

Maria Arena MEP expressed solidarity with dismissed mayors

ANF - 2019-08-24 11:29
The president of the European Parliament Human Rights Subcommittee, Maria Arena, expressed her solidarity with the HDP dismissed co-mayors. ...

Trustees discussed in Swedish Parliament

ANF - 2019-08-21 20:05
Swedish Social Democratic Party MP and Parliamentary Foreign Affairs Commission Member Anders Osterberg and Left Party MP Amineh Kakabaveh took the appointment of trustees to the Amed, Mardin and Van municipalities to the Swedish Parliament. ...

CHP: Parliament Should Investigate Allegations of Torture in Elazığ Prison - Hikmet Adal - english

Bianet - 2019-08-20 18:19

Kati Piri: Are Ankara and Istanbul next?

ANF - 2019-08-19 15:15
The European Parliament Rapporteur for TUrkey Kati Piri protested the usurpation of HDP’s three metropolitan municipalities and said, “What next? Replacing the mayors of Ankara and Istanbul?” ...

Kurdistan Parliament resume its regular sessions

Kurdiu - 2019-08-17 16:07

HDP MP Leyla Güven takes prisoners rights to parliament

ANF - 2019-08-16 10:23
HDP Hakkari MP Leyla Güven asked Minister of Justice Abdulhamit Gül about the rights violations in Diyarbakır Women's Closed Prison. ...

Venezuelan authorities do not plan to dissolve national parliament — official - World - TASS

TASS - 2019-08-13 10:13

Güven appeals to the Speaker of Bashur Parliament for Maxmur

ANF - 2019-08-07 09:46
Leyla Güven called on the Speaker of Parliament of South Kurdistan Rewas Fayeq to take action for the removal of the embargo on Maxmur refugee camp. ...

Bulgaria parliament approves fiscal deficit of 2.1% of GDP for 2019

Yahoo - 2019-08-06 20:57

Pakistan summons joint session of Parliament after India scraps Article 370 | Business Standard News

Business Standard - 2019-08-05 17:59

KCK: KRG decision on Yazidi genocide should be expanded

ANF - 2019-08-05 16:46
"As we commend the Federal Kurdistan Parliament for their decision on the genocide, we urge them to take a common stance against attacks on diverse faiths, cultures and ethnicities in all of the Middle East." ...

Maxmur people’s petition reaches Iraqi Parliament

ANF - 2019-08-05 16:12
Democratic People’s Council of the Maxmur Refugee Camp petition on the KDP embargo in the name of the 13,000 civilians in the camp who suffer under Turkish state airstrikes has been delivered to the Iraqi Parliament by MP Kawa Mihemed. ...

Parliament can stop a no-deal Brexit in September - UK Labour's Ashworth

Yahoo - 2019-08-04 22:59

Kurdistan Parliament recognizes August 3 as Yezidi Kurds Genocide Remembrance Day

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-08-04 10:21
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Kurdistan Parliament, despite being on a break, conducted a meeting on August 3, 2019 in order to vote on deciding a day to serve as the Yezidi Kurds Genocide Remembrance Day. They reached a resolution, through a unifi ...

Kurdistan Parliament set August 3 as the day of the genocide of Yazidis

Kurdiu - 2019-08-03 20:51

Iraqi Kurdistan parliament designates Aug. 3 as Yazidi genocide remembrance day

E-Kurd - 2019-08-03 17:20
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament on Saturday passed a bill declaring August 3, as the annual Day of Remembrance of the Genocide against the Yazidis. MPs attending a Saturday parliamentary session passed a resolution to “ ...

Iraqi president urges parliament to pass Yezidi Survivors Act

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-03 13:45

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