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KDP’s Vala Fareed Elected as Kurdistan Parliament Speaker

Gulan Media - 2019-02-19 02:41

Kurdistan Parliament elected its new presidency

Kurdiu - 2019-02-19 00:49

KIU bloc withdraws from the session of the Parliament of Kurdistan

Kurdiu - 2019-02-19 00:49

Women dominate leadership of Kurdistan Region parliament

Rûdaw - 2019-02-19 00:20
"It is a pride for all Kurds to have a woman as the speaker" ...

KDP, Gorran ink deal on gov. formation as PUK boycotts return to Parliament

Kurdistan24 - 2019-02-18 23:38

Kurdistan Region Parliament convenes for electing leadership

Perlemanikurdistan - 2019-02-18 21:44

KDP’s Vala Farid elected as speaker of Iraqi Kurdistan parliament

E-Kurd - 2019-02-18 19:28
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament elected a speaker and two deputy speakers during a session in Erbil on Monday. Vala Farid of the Barzani’s Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) will serve as Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliame ...

Iraq's Kurdish regional parliament elects interim speaker amid boycott | Reuters

Reuters - 2019-02-18 18:33

Kurdistan Parliament Elects KDP’s Hemin Hawrami as Deputy Speaker

BAS News - 2019-02-18 14:57
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s parliament held a session on Monday to elect speaker and deputies after months since the general election. During the session, lawmakers elected Hemin Hawrami, from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), as the deputy parliament ...

KDP's Vala Fareed Elected Kurdistan Parliament Speaker

BAS News - 2019-02-18 14:33
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region parliament convened on Monday and elected MP Vala Fareed, from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), as the next speaker. MP Fareed received 62 votes while her component from the New Generation Movement received only eight votes. ...

Kurdistan Deputy Parliament Speaker Position Reserved for Turkmens

BAS News - 2019-02-18 14:04
ERBIL — The Turkmen factions will be given the position of Kurdistan deputy parliament speaker for the next four years after the parliament successfully elects a speaker. The parliament is set to convene today after the session was postponed from 11:00 t ...

Reving Hirori: The Parliament Session to Be Delayed Three Hours

Waar Media - 2019-02-18 13:37
WAAR_DUHOK The post Reving Hirori: The Parliament Session to Be Delayed Three Hours appeared first on WAARmedia. ...

Kurdistan Parliament Session to Elect Speaker Delayed

BAS News - 2019-02-18 10:34
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region parliament has postponed a session to elect a speaker and two deputies by four hours. Lawmakers were called to convene at 11:00 local time (+3 GMT) today (18th February). Due to Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) disagreements, t ...

Except PUK, All Political Parties Willing to Attend Parliamentary Session

BAS News - 2019-02-18 09:35
ERBIL — All the political factions at the parliament of Kurdistan Region will be attending today’s decisive session except the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK). The Change Movement (Gorran) previously said its lawmakers will attend Monday’s session, du ...

Kurdistan Region parliament set to convene with or without the PUK

Rûdaw - 2019-02-18 07:56

KIU bloc will participate in tomorrow's meeting of the Kurdistan Parliament

Kurdiu - 2019-02-18 01:31

New Generation has candidates ready for parliament session

Rûdaw - 2019-02-17 13:53
“We will take part in the session whenever it is held ...

The interim president of the Kurdistan parliament is calling for a session on Monday

Kurdiu - 2019-02-16 18:49

KDP is prepared to convene parliament – what about PUK?

Rûdaw - 2019-02-16 17:26
Time is running out ...

Australian senator tabled a motion to parliament for Güven

ANF - 2019-02-16 15:28
Motion tabled at Australian Parliament on day 100 of Leyla Güven's hunger strike. ...

PUK Fails Again to Decide on Parliament Speaker Nominee

BAS News - 2019-02-16 14:24
ERBIL — The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) once again failed to bring all its leadership members together on nominating one figure for the position of Kurdistan Region parliament speaker. The party’s politburo held another meeting on Saturday to disc ...

Kirkuk or Kurdistan parliament, what is the priority?

Rûdaw - 2019-02-16 13:13

Kurdish hunger strikes on Federal German Parliament’s agenda

ANF - 2019-02-16 12:59
The Kurdish hunger strike campaign demanding an end to the isolation imposed upon Ocalan was brought to the agenda of the German Parliament. Die Linke MP Akbulut asked the Merkel government what they think about the isolation in Imrali and hunger strikes. ...

Kurdistan Parliament to convene Monday as parties near deal on gov. formation

Kurdistan24 - 2019-02-15 13:25

Egypt Parliament Agrees in Principle on Constitutional Amendments | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2019-02-15 02:05

Kurdistan Islamic Union bloc will not vote on the presidency of the Parliament of Kurdistan

Kurdiu - 2019-02-14 22:33

KRG formation: Next two days could be decisive

Rûdaw - 2019-02-14 19:27
There’s a flurry of meetings ahead of planned Feb.18 parliament session ...

Turkmen get Iraqi Kurdistan parliament deputy speaker post

E-Kurd - 2019-02-14 18:14
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— As Kurdish parties inch closer towards an agreement on forming a new Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) cabinet the Turkmen Development Party said on Thursday that they have been granted the post of deputy ...

Agreement of the blocs on the Kurdistan parliament meeting next week

Kurdiu - 2019-02-14 16:42

20 women in German parliament: Guven’s demand is our demand

ANF - 2019-02-14 14:55
20 female MPs from various states in Germany demand that Leyla Guven’s demand be heeded. The MPs issued a joint statement and called on the Federal Government to “pressure Turkey”. ...

Deputy speaker of Kurdistan parliament goes to the Turkmen

Rûdaw - 2019-02-14 13:00

KIU bloc calls for a meeting between the interim president of parliament and the heads of blocs

Kurdiu - 2019-02-13 20:44

US forces aren’t enemies of Iraq: security committee MP

Rûdaw - 2019-02-13 16:31
“The parliament will vote the decision that preserves the prestige and sovereignty of Iraq ...

PUK wants to sign deal with KDP before going to parliament

Rûdaw - 2019-02-13 16:31
Parliament is scheduled to sit February 18 ...

Lebanon Government to Win Confidence Vote in Parliament | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2019-02-13 15:25

Baghdad will follow parliament’s lead concerning US troops: Iraq

Rûdaw - 2019-02-13 13:21

EP United Left members in solidarity with Guven

ANF - 2019-02-13 13:08
European Parliament United Left members started an action in solidarity with Leyla Guven and to uphold her demands. ...

Özdemir visits Strasbourg activists: Europe should do more

ANF - 2019-02-13 08:35
Cansu Özdemir, co-chair of the Hamburg State Parliament Group of Die Linke visited hunger strikers in Strasbourg. ...

Russian parliament approves bill to isolate country's internet

Kurdiu - 2019-02-13 06:21

Iraq supports joint military operation with Turkey against PKK: Parliament Speaker

Kurdistan24 - 2019-02-13 03:34

Egypt parliament to vote to extend el-Sissi's rule this week

660citynews - 2019-02-13 02:22

Latest Updates on First Upcoming Kurdistan Parliamentary Session

BAS News - 2019-02-12 18:36
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Region Parliament is expected to hold its first session on February 18, while its top three posts are said to be given to the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), and the Turkmens, a report said ...

Keeping Iraqi Kurdistan on the map in parliament

Rûdaw - 2019-02-12 15:55

Leyla Guven’s message: We will prevail

ANF - 2019-02-12 12:46
Leyla Guven sent a message to the HDP group meeting in Parliament. ...

Nearly 25% of MPs Support Ousting Foreign Forces from Iraq

BAS News - 2019-02-11 20:20
ERBIL - Over 75 signatures from the parliament members have so far been collected in a bid to oust the foreign forces from Iraq. Iraqi media reports said that the lawmakers could reach a quorum by gathering 160 signatures but that they have not been able ...

Will Kurdistan have its first female parliament speaker?

Rûdaw - 2019-02-11 15:57

Minority groups make own plans to secure key positions in new Kurdistan Parliament, Gov't

Kurdistan24 - 2019-02-10 17:06

Action in front of the Parliament of NRW in Düsseldorf

ANF - 2019-02-10 08:14
Kurdish activist Mustafa Tuzak, who has been on hunger strike in Duisburg for 28 days said that he would continue his hunger strike until the success of the resistance. ...

Iraq Loses Millions of Dollars Due to Corruption in Oil Contracts: Official

BAS News - 2019-02-09 22:13
ERBIL - Iraq has lost millions of US dollars due to corruption in the oil contracts, the Parliament's Committee of Oil and Gas said on Saturday. "Our committee will investigate all of the oil contracts," Haibat Hamad, a member of the committee, said in a ...

PUK gets Kurdistan parliament speaker post; deputy posts to KDP, minorities: MP

Gulan Media - 2019-02-09 19:07

PUK gets Iraqi Kurdistan parliament speaker post and deputy PM in new government

E-Kurd - 2019-02-09 17:42
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) will take the positions of Iraqi Kurdistan parliament speaker and deputy prime minister, the spokesperson of the PUK Saad Ahmad Pira said during a press conference on Saturday ...

PUK gets Kurdistan parliament speaker post; deputy posts to KDP, minorities: MP

Kurdistan24 - 2019-02-09 15:18

French MPs send letter to government about Ocalan's isolation

ANF - 2019-02-09 14:19
The letter signed by 8 MPs from the Kurdish Studies Group in the French National Parliament stressed that the isolation imposed upon the Kurdish People’s Leader goes against international law. ...

Greece Approves Protocol for Macedonia to Join NATO

Waar Media - 2019-02-09 12:58
WAAR_DUHOK Greece’s parliament approved protocol for Macedonia to join NATO after ending a 28-year name dispute. The measure was accepted by a 153-140 vote. Ruling Syriza and Potami parties backed the vote while main opposition New Democracy (ND) party a ...

HDP lawmaker barred from parliament for saying ‘Kurdistan’

Rûdaw - 2019-02-08 01:21

Iraqi parliament warns Ayad Allawi of dismissal for not attending sessions

Kurdistan24 - 2019-02-07 19:14

Qubad Talabani, two other MPs relinquish seats in Kurdistan parliament

Kurdistan24 - 2019-02-07 18:35

Iraqi Parliament votes to sack Kurdish Governor of Kirkuk

Kurdistan24 - 2019-02-07 17:54

PUK to Determine their Nominee for Parliament Presidency Through Voting

Waar Media - 2019-02-07 14:40
WAAR_DUHOK The parliament presidency is expected to be determined on February 18th, and PUK will nominate its candidate through voting. According to Waar reports PUK will hold a meeting to get prepare for Kurdistan parliament’s meeting and Kirkuk Governo ...

Kurdistan Parliament to Elect Speaker This Month: MP

BAS News - 2019-02-07 10:59
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament is set to convene this month and elect a speaker after more than four months since the elections, a lawmaker said. As the negotiations on forming a new government hit a deadlock, main Kurdish political parties are yet ...

Kurdistan Parliament to Elect Speaker This Month: MP

Gulan Media - 2019-02-07 10:56

Greek parliament to ratify North Macedonia's accession to NATO on Friday

Balkaneu - 2019-02-06 20:20

HDP deputies carried photos of Leyla Güven in Parliament

ANF - 2019-02-06 15:52
After the Peace Vigil in the Assembly, the HDP deputies carried photos of the HDP Hakkari MP into Parliament. ...

HDP MPs held ‘Peace Vigil’ in Parliament in solidarity with Güven

ANF - 2019-02-06 09:28
Deputies of the HDP held a Peace Vigil’ in Parliament in solidarity with Leyla Güven. ...

Kurdistan Parliament, Kirkuk Council to convene on Feb. 18: KDP and PUK

Gulan Media - 2019-02-06 00:46

HDP lawmakers stay awake at parliament in solidarity with their

Rûdaw - 2019-02-05 22:30

Kurdistan Parliament, Kirkuk Council to convene on Feb. 18: KDP and PUK

Kurdistan24 - 2019-02-05 18:42

HDP’s Buldan: We promise Leyla, we will break the isolation

ANF - 2019-02-05 16:30
The HDP Group in Parliament has dedicated its weekly meeting to a single issue: the hunger strikes demanding the end of isolation in Imrali. ...

Motion on Leyla Güven’s hunger strike at British Parliament

ANF - 2019-02-05 16:05
The motion on the hunger strike by Leyla Güven MP has now 40 cross-party members of Parliament who support it. ...

Kurdish hunger strikes to be discussed in Basque parliament

ANF - 2019-02-05 15:55
“We support the hunger strikers and their demand for an end to isolation against all political prisoners and the recognition of rights for all," said Podemos MP Tinixara Guanche. ...

KDP, PUK Agree on Parliament, Kirkuk Provincial Council to Hold Sessions This Month

BAS News - 2019-02-05 14:12
ERBIL — High-level delegations of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) held another meeting on Tuesday to proceed with the negotiations over the government formation procedures. Following the meeting, PUK Spokesperson S ...

Iraq Still Needs Foreign Forces to Battle Terror: Parliament Speaker

BAS News - 2019-02-04 19:38
ERBIL - Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbusi has said that his country is still in need of foreign forces in fighting terrorism, while his deputy, Hassan Kaabi said on Sunday that the Council of Representatives will work on a new law to end the s ...

Iraqi Deputy Parliament Speaker Responds to Trump

BAS News - 2019-02-03 19:49
Trump said he would keep US forces in Iraq to watch Iran. ERBIL - Iraqi Deputy Parliament Speaker Hassan Kaabi has responded to US President Donald Trump's decision of keeping forces in Iraq to watch Iran, arguing that it is a "violation to Iraq's sovere ...

Swedish Left Party member supports Kurdish hunger strikers

ANF - 2019-02-03 12:03
Recalling that the Left Party of Sweden brought the Kurdish hunger strike campaign to the agenda of the Swedish Parliament, Svennelig gave the message that their solidarity with the Kurdish people will continue. ...

Brandenburg State in Germany follows Rojava’s route

ANF - 2019-02-01 13:34
The state parliament of Brandenburg has passed a historic decision for an “equality law” that has been implemented in Rojava for a long time now. According to the law, parties running for the state parliament will nominate equal numbers of men and women. ...

Yazidi women demand freedom for Ocalan

ANF - 2019-02-01 12:42
The Yazidi House in Berlin launched an action in front of the central parliament of Germany in order to protest the isolation of the Kurdish people’s leader, Abdullah Ocalan. ...

Swedish FM: Elected representatives should be in the parliament

ANF - 2019-01-31 12:48
Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström said elected politicians should be allowed to fulfill their democratic duties in the parliament. ...

Die Linke group in Hamburg supports Guven against isolation

ANF - 2019-01-31 08:43
Die Linke group in Hamburg State Parliament led an action in solidarity with Leyla Güven. ...

Kurdistan Islamic Union bloc issues a statement on the Parliament of Kurdistan

Kurdiu - 2019-01-31 03:17

Russian lawmaker detained in parliament for 2010 murders

BBC - 2019-01-31 01:07
Rauf Arashukov was arrested in the middle of a parliamentary session, Russian state media report. ...

MP warns against allowing 'Jimmy Savile situation' in Parliament - BBC News

BBC - 2019-01-30 18:15

Letter from Leyla Güven to EP president Antonio Tajani

ANF - 2019-01-29 15:39
“As a parliamentarian, I particularly urge you and the European Parliament to play your constructive role in this process,” wrote Güven to the EP President. ...

Kurdish woman in French communist list for EP elections

ANF - 2019-01-29 15:08
Communist Party of France (PCF) has put up activist Kurdish woman Cemile Renklicay as a candidate for the European Parliament elections to be held in May. ...

Kurdish MPs Urge Turkey, PKK to Move Their Conflict Out of Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-01-29 14:30
ERBIL — A group of Kurdish members of Iraqi parliament have called on both the Turkish government and Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) to avoid waging their conflicts on the Kurdistan Region soil. Turkey, for years, has been carrying out ground and aerial ...

Parliament elects Kurdish politician Barham Salih president of Iraq - Egypt Today

Egypttoday - 2019-01-28 20:31

Iraqi militia leader wants US troops to leave

Rûdaw - 2019-01-28 19:50
Khazali expects parliament will soon vote to evict US troops from Iraq ...

Turkish military presence on Iraqi parliament's agenda

ANF - 2019-01-28 16:36
The people of Sheladize in Kurdistan Region on January 26 rose up against the killing of four civilians by the occupying Turkish army, and stormed the Sire Turkish base. During the protests, 2 civilians were killed and six others were severely injured. ...

Iraqi Parliament Sends Condolences to Yezidis

BAS News - 2019-01-28 13:19
ERBIL — Iraqi House of Representatives on Monday sent condolences to the Yezidis on passing of Mir Tahsin Beg, the top leader of the religious community. “We lost a wise man who was known for his nationalistic positions and his keenness to preserve the u ...

Zuckerberg's European Parliament testimony criticised - BBC News

BBC - 2019-01-27 23:33

Irish parliament passed Bill to ban Israeli settlement products

ANF - 2019-01-27 15:51
In December, the upper house gave its final approval to the bill, making the Seanad the first house of parliament in the world to pass legislation banning the import of goods from Israeli settlements in occupied territory. ...

Gorran Demands Turkish Forces to withdraw from Kurdistan Region

Waar Media - 2019-01-27 13:22
WAAR_DUHOK Gorran faction in Kurdistan parliament demanded the Turkish forces to withdraw from Kurdish territories, and to solve the Kurds matter through peace talks, and restarting the peace process. Gorran faction extended condolences to the families o ...

Iraq’s Parliament Speaker Visits London

BAS News - 2019-01-27 09:54
ERBIL — Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbousi is heading to London on Sunday for a series of talks. According to Iraqi media reports, Halbousi, accompanied by 25 other lawmakers, is visiting the UK at the invitation of parliament. Unconfirmed rep ...

Iraqi parliament approves large oil-dependent budget | | AW

Thearabweekly - 2019-01-27 04:02

BBC Parliament programmes saved - but the BBC warns of further cuts - BBC News

BBC - 2019-01-27 00:27

Sadr’s Bloc Joins Efforts to Oust Foreign Forces from Iraq

BAS News - 2019-01-26 12:56
ERBIL — The parliamentary bloc of Sairoon, under the leadership of Iraqi influential Shi’ite leader Muqtada al-Sadr, has presented a bill to the parliament to initiate the legal procedures of ousting the foreign troops from Iraq. Head of Sairoon bloc, Sa ...

Iraqi parliament will not hold any session till next month

Waar Media - 2019-01-26 12:47
WAAR_DUHOK Speaker of the Iraqi parliament Mohammed al-Halbousi announces the end of legislative session, and there will be no Parliament sessions till next month. “Today was the last session of the first semester of the fourth round of the Iraqi parliam ...

Iraqi parliament approves budget of $112 billion for 2019 | The Seattle Times

Seattletimes - 2019-01-25 17:43

Iraq parliament approves 2019 budget, one of largest ever - Saudi Gazette

Saudigazette - 2019-01-25 14:01

Martyrs’ families demonstrate in front of the European Parliament

ANF - 2019-01-25 09:47
“Leyla Güven's action brings Kurdish women one step closer to freedom. There is hope for all the women of the world." ...

MP Jallow: If a person is not free, society is not free

ANF - 2019-01-25 09:07
Jallow said that the Swedish Left Party would continue to support Kurds not only in the parliament or the PACE but everywhere. “This for us is a question of human rights - he said - and this is also a matter of rule of law and democracy.” ...
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