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Kurdistan Region parliament meeting may affect provincial council law

Rûdaw - 2019-07-08 10:15
"governors will be appointed until next provincial elections are held ...

Iraqi court acquits former head of Kirkuk Council Rebwar Talabani

E-Kurd - 2019-07-01 21:43
BAGHDAD,— Iraq’s federal court acquitted the former head of the Kirkuk Provincial Council, Rebwar Talabani, reversing a six-month prison sentence issued against him earlier in December, Talabani announced on Sunday. Talabani said on Monday that corruptio ...

A member of the Erbil provincial council dies

Kurdiu - 2019-07-01 03:15

Kurdish Head of Kirkuk Provincial Council Acquitted by Baghdad Court

BAS News - 2019-06-30 13:52
ERBIL — Iraqi Federal Court decided on Sunday to acquit Kurdish politician and the head of Kirkuk provincial council, Rebwar Talabani, from charges related to misuse of power and corruption. Talabani was accused by the Baghdad-appointed acting governor o ...

Kirkuk provincial council holds a meeting in Baghdad

Kurdiu - 2019-06-22 18:46

Court Cancels Arrest Warrant Against Rebwar Talabani

BAS News - 2019-06-20 23:33
ERBIL - The arrest warrant which had been issued by an Iraqi court against Rebwar Talabani, a Kurdish figure and former head of Kirkuk Provincial Council, has been cancelled. In December, last year, the criminal court of Kirkuk sentenced Talabani to six ...

Iraqi Electoral Commission sets 20 April next date for provincial council elections

Kurdiu - 2019-06-18 03:29

Basra Official Calls for Legal Procedure Against ExonMobil's Evacuation

BAS News - 2019-05-27 22:38
ERBIL - Officials from the Basra Provincial Council have called on the federal government to take legal procedures against ExxonMobil's decision to evacuate its engineers working in the West Qurna oil field in the Iraqi province of Basra. ExxonMobil Corp ...

KIU bloc is preparing a law for provincial council elections

Kurdiu - 2019-05-25 23:31

Kirkuk Provincial Council hold its meeting to elect a new governor

Kurdiu - 2019-05-21 17:19

Iraq to Investigate Alleged Corruption within Nineveh Provincial Council

BAS News - 2019-05-19 01:40
ERBIL - The Iraqi Parliament has formed a special committee for investigations into alleged corruption within the Nineveh Provincial Council, an official confirmed. Talking to BasNews, head of Nineveh Provincial Council, Saido Chato, explained that a few ...

Mansour al-Mareed elected as new governor of Iraq’s Nineveh province

E-Kurd - 2019-05-13 21:31
MOSUL,— The Provincial Council of Nineveh on Monday elected Mansour al-Mareed as the new governor of the province, after the former head was sacked over the deadly ferry sinking in the provincial capital Mosul, the official television reported. Up to 28 ...

Iraq's Nineveh Provincial Council elects Mansour al-Mareed as new Governor

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-13 14:39

Iraq’s Nineveh Finally Elects New Governor

BAS News - 2019-05-13 14:30
ERBIL — Following weeks of political competition, a new governor was finally elected for Nineveh province on Monday. Sources with knowledge on the issue confirmed to BasNews that the Provincial Council of Nineveh convened today and elected Mansour Mur’ee ...

New Governor for Nineveh to be Elected on Monday

BAS News - 2019-05-13 00:42
ERBIL - The Nineveh Provincial Council is expected to elect a new governor and the deputies on Monday while the Council of Representatives is reportedly attempting to postpone the election. According to a statement signed by the head of Nineveh Provincia ...

Iraq to Discuss Suspension of Nineveh Provincial Council

BAS News - 2019-05-02 00:52
ERBIL - The Iraqi Parliament is expected to bring up the suspension of the Nineveh Provincial Council (NPC) on Thursday as nearly 200 MPs have filed a petition on the issue, second Deputy Parliament Speaker Bashir Haddad said on Wednesday. Haddad told Ku ...

Kirkuk Provincial Council session postponed

Kurdiu - 2019-04-30 18:26

Postponement of Kirkuk Provincial Council session

Kurdiu - 2019-04-23 21:46

Nearly $64 million embezzled from Nineveh’s coffers: commission

Rûdaw - 2019-04-23 20:48
Provincial council wants the money released to fund reconstruction projects ...

Basra Officially Calls for Autonomy

BAS News - 2019-04-03 00:49
ERBIL - The majority of Basra Provincial Council members have voted for autonomy, head of the council revealed on Tuesday, adding that they also have sent an an official letter to PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi and the Independent High Electoral Commission for supp ...

Iraq: Basra Steps Up Efforts for Autonomy

BAS News - 2019-04-02 14:35
ERBIL — The provincial council in Iraq’s southern province held an extraordinary session on Tuesday to bring back the demand for autonomy into spotlight in the country and take concrete actions. The oil-rich province generates the largest revenue for Ira ...

Car Bomb Blast Injures Fove Iraqi Forces in Mosul

BAS News - 2019-03-08 22:02
ERBIL - At least five members of the Iraqi security forces were wounded on Friday when a bomb explosion targeted a convoy of a senior officer in Mosul city. According to a statement by Nineveh Provincial Council, the car bomb explosion occurred in the Mu ...

Kirkuk’s Arabs demand suspension of provincial council

Rûdaw - 2019-03-05 20:21

Abductees Freed from IS for Ransom: Anbar Provincial Council

BAS News - 2019-02-25 22:30
They "were not rescued by the security forces" ERBIL - The Anbar Provincial Council said on Monday that the civilian abductees were freed from Islamic State (IS) for a ransom, refuting the reports claiming they were liberated by the Iraqi security forces ...

Thousands of squatters at risk of eviction in Baghdad

Rûdaw - 2019-02-22 09:40
The Baghdad Provincial Council admits they have been unable to resolve the issue ...

Kirkuk Provincial Council must not meet outside disputed city: Turkmen parties

Rûdaw - 2019-02-18 21:29
A meeting of the provincial council in Erbil was cancelled on Monday ...

Kirkuk Provincial Council Meeting Delayed

BAS News - 2019-02-18 09:35
ERBIL — The Provincial Council of Kirkuk has postponed a meeting scheduled for today (18th February) after the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) showed no willingness. The meeting was arranged after months of political disputes between the major Kurdish ...

Talabani calls members of the Kirkuk Provincial Council to hold an extraordinary meeting next week

Kurdiu - 2019-02-13 06:21

Nineveh Provincial Council welcomes the return of the Peshmerga

Kurdiu - 2019-02-13 06:21

Arabs of Kirkuk refuse to hold a meeting of the provincial council in Erbil

Kurdiu - 2019-02-06 23:02

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 ...

PUK Urging Baghdad to Oust KDP Official from Khanaqin Provincial Council

BAS News - 2019-01-27 20:50
ERBIL - Deputy head of the Khanaqin Provincial Council, who was appointed by the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), has revealed that the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) is urging Baghdad to oust the Kurdish official from his post. Adnan Mansoor has le ...

Diyala: Iraqi Jets Kill Four IS Insurgents

BAS News - 2019-01-08 20:16
ERBIL - At least four insurgents of the Islamic State (IS) were killed on Tuesday by the Iraqi warplanes in the province of Diyala. Talking to Baghdad Today, Sadeq al-Husseini, head of Diyala Provincial Council’s Security Committee, explained that the ai ...

Kirkuk provincial council fails to dismiss Ribwar Talabani

Kurdiu - 2019-01-08 19:31

Kirkuk.. The Attempt of Removing Rebwar Talabani from office has failed

Waar Media - 2019-01-08 17:53
Kirkuk Provincial Council was expected to hold a meeting today; to select a new Council Chief, but the meeting did not take place. “Kirkuk Provincial Council was expected to hold a meeting today, to select a new Council Chief to replace Rebwar Talabani; ...

Another Step to Undermine Role of Kurd’s in Kirkuk: Rebwar Tallabani Dismissed

BAS News - 2019-01-03 15:16
ERBIL — The provincial council in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk held a session on Thursday and dismissed the Kurdish head of the council, Rebwar Talabani, in absentia. According to a document shared by al-Sharqiya news website, Talabani, the de ...

Kirkuk provincial council ready to elect new chief

Rûdaw - 2018-12-31 22:23
Rebwar Talabani said efforts to remove him are ‘illegal’ ...

Former head of Diyala provincial council past away in Khanaqin

Kurdiu - 2018-12-30 06:42

Rebwar Talabani Denounced His Arrest Warrant by Baghdad

BAS News - 2018-12-27 09:25
ERBIL — Head of Kirkuk Provincial Council, Rebwar Talabani, has denounced an arrest warrant and imprisonment sentence issued by a court in Kirkuk, calling it “a politically motivated decision”. On Wednesday, a court in Kirkuk issued the arrest warrant an ...

Barzani: Court Verdict against Rebwar Talabani “Politically Motivated”

BAS News - 2018-12-26 22:23
ERBIL - The arrest warrant and imprisonment sentence issued for Rebwar Talabani, a Kurdish figure and head of Kirkuk Provincial Council, "is politically motivated, and it has nothing to do with rule of law”, Kurdish prominent leader and former president ...

Kirkuk Court Sentences Kurdish Head of Provincial Council to 6 Months

Gulan Media - 2018-12-26 20:15

Iraqi court sentences Kirkuk council’s head Rebwar Talabani to 6 months in jail

E-Kurd - 2018-12-26 19:11
KIRKUK, northern Iraq, — An iraqi court in in Kirkuk city on Wednesday sentenced head of Kirkuk Provincial Council Rebwar Talabani to six months in jail. Acting Kirkuk Provincial Council chief Rebwar Talabani is now living in Iraqi Kurdistan capital city ...

Kirkuk Court Sentences Kurdish Head of Provincial Council to 6 Months

BAS News - 2018-12-26 13:47
ERBIL — The criminal court of Kirkuk on Wednesday sentenced Rebwar Talabani, a Kurdish figure and head of Kirkuk Provincial Council, to six months in prison. According to the verdict, a copy of which was seen by BasNews, Talabani was sentenced in absenti ...

Kurdish parties in Kirkuk agree to activate the provincial council

Kurdiu - 2018-12-25 22:25

Iraqi Jets Kill Three IS Militants in Diyala

BAS News - 2018-12-23 17:44
ERBIL - At least three militants of Islamic State (IS) were killed in an airstrike carried out by the Iraqi Air Force in the Diyala province on Saturday night. Sadiq al-Husseini, head of the Security Committee in Diyala Provincial Council, told Baghdad T ...

Sadr's Sa'eroun, Maliki's Coalition Disagree on New Baghdad Governor

BAS News - 2018-12-12 23:46
ERBIL - The Sa'eroun Alliance, led by Shi'ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, and the Islamic Dawa Party, headed by Nouri al-Maliki, have started a dispute over the appointment of a new governor for the capital city of Baghdad. The Baghdad Provincial Council app ...

US Forces to Build New Base Between Anbar, Ninevah: Official

BAS News - 2018-12-09 19:19
ERBIL - The US forces will build a new base between the two provinces of Ninevah and Anbar in hopes of taking more control of the area, an Iraqi official said on Sunday. Mohammad al- Dilemi, a member of the Anbar Provincial Council, told Almaalomah news ...

Salahaddin Provincial Council Accuses Hashd al-Shaabi of Raiding Facility

BAS News - 2018-11-27 15:37
ERBIL - Salahaddin Provincial Council has accused the pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi militias of raiding the facility, urging the Iraqi government to withdraw the Shi'ite forces from the province. "Today, a group belonging to the Hashd al-Shaabi, raided the ...

Mosul Provincial Council Refutes Sadr's Warning of Deteriorated Security

BAS News - 2018-11-22 22:31
ERBIL - Mosul Provincial Council has refuted a statement by Shi'ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, the head of Sa'eroun Alliance, about the city's security, saying that the second-largest city "is quite stable". Earlier on Tuesday, Sadr said on his Twitter acco ...

Online Application Opened for Baghdad Governor Post

BAS News - 2018-11-18 13:48
ERBIL — The provincial council of Baghdad opened on Sunday the online application for the people interested in running for the governor in the capital city. Raa’d Jabbar, head of media committee at the council, told reporters that people could now apply ...

Iraq's Provincial Elections May be Delayed: MP

BAS News - 2018-11-12 19:00
ERBIL - An Iraqi parliament member has revealed that the provincial elections which have been scheduled for next month may be delayed. Sirwan Dubardani, a Kurdish lawmaker at the Iraqi council of representatives, told BasNews that there is a political at ...

Poland’s Independence Day Marked in Erbil

BAS News - 2018-11-11 10:47
ERBIL — The Poland-Kurdistan Association organized an event on Sunday to mark the 100th anniversary of Poland’s rebirth as a state. The event was attended by Polish Consul General Dominik Musial, head of Erbil provincial council, Ali Rashid, and several ...

Official Confirms Trapped Yezidi Women in Mosul

BAS News - 2018-10-30 11:26
ERBIL — An official from the Nineveh Provincial Council has confirmed that there are still several dozens of Kurdish Yezidi women trapped in Mosul, held by the families who sympathized the Islamic State (IS) when the jihadist group was in control of the ...

Iraq’s Provincial Elections Not Possible on Time: Commission

BAS News - 2018-10-17 16:37
ERBIL — The Independent High Electoral Commission of Iraq has announced that holding the provincial elections will not be possible on the time previously scheduled. Head of commission’s council, Ma’aan Hitawi, said that they will need eight to twelve mon ...

KPC to Reactivate Again, Elect New President: Official

BAS News - 2018-10-16 06:23
ERBIL - The Kirkuk Provincial Council is expected to elect a new president on Tuesday and resume its activities again as it has been deactivated since last year’s October events, an official said on Monday. Ari Jabari, a member of the Brotherhood Faction ...

PUK seeks elected governor for Kirkuk – or one appointed by Baghdad

Rûdaw - 2018-10-08 23:31
"Let our brothers and sisters in the provincial council convene" ...

Rebwar Talabani Accuses Abadi of Changing the Demography in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2018-10-08 21:47
ERBIL - Iraqi outgoing PM Haider al-Abadi has followed military means to resolve the disputes between Erbil and Baghdad and he has caused a demographic change in Kirkuk province, the head of Kirkuk Provincial Council (KPC), Rebwar Talabani, argued. Talab ...

Kirkuk provincial council chief wants Oct 16 perpetrators held a

Rûdaw - 2018-10-08 21:41

Provincial Council Calls on Parliament to Address Crises in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2018-10-08 15:49
ERBIL — Head of Kirkuk Provincial Council, Rebwar Talabani, has called on Iraq’s newly formed parliament to take immediate measures and address the deteriorating situation in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk. In an official statement on Monday, Ta ...

Iraq's Nineveh picks Yezidi as head of provincial council

Gulan Media - 2018-09-27 02:38

Iraq's Nineveh picks Yezidi as head of provincial council

Kurdistan24 - 2018-09-26 21:19
The office of Nineveh Provincial Council in Mosul. (Photo: Archive) ...

Kurdish list in Kirkuk Provincial Council refuses 32% power-shar

Rûdaw - 2018-09-25 10:55

Watch: Protesters Burn Basra Provincial Council Facility

BAS News - 2018-09-06 19:19
ERBIL - Demonstrations were resumed on Thursday in the Iraqi southern province of Basra and the angry protesters set fire on other parts of Basra provincial council building. Kurdistan 24, citing its correspondent in Basra, said that the demonstrations h ...

Basra under curfew, protesters killed, provincial council building set fire

Rûdaw - 2018-09-04 23:29
Hundreds of Basra residents participated in Maky Yassir's funeral on Tuesday ...

Provincial Council Member: Baghdad's Arabization plan in Nineveh Plains on hold

Kurdistan24 - 2018-08-07 11:49

Kurds Under Threat in Kirkuk: Official

BAS News - 2018-08-06 15:03
ERBIL — Armed groups regularly attack Kurdish families in Kirkuk without being prosecuted, said the head of security committee at the Kirkuk provincial council. Speaking to BasNews on Monday, Azad Jabbari, who is also a member of the Patriotic Union of K ...

In Pictures: KDP Branch Office in Sulaimaniya Attacked

BAS News - 2018-08-04 11:40
ERBIL - The office of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) Leadership Council in Sulaimaniyah came under fire early morning on Saturday by an unknown group of armed men, an official said. A member from Sulaimaniya Provincial Council, Dana Shahid Jaza, to ...

Provincial Council, minority representatives call Baghdad to stop demographic change in Nineveh Plains

Kurdistan24 - 2018-08-03 09:19
A view of Bashiqa town, northeastern Mosul, after its liberation from Islamic State extremists on Nov. 7, 2016. (Photo: Kurdistan 24) ...

Halabja...Political parties demanding holding the provincial council elections with the the Kurdistan Parliament elections

Kurdiu - 2018-08-02 19:40

Kirkuk provincial council denies its chief was sacked by Iraq

Rûdaw - 2018-08-01 15:03
"The provincial council alone has the right to withdraw confidence" ...

Demonstrations Resumed in Basra as Baghdad Failed to Meet Demands

BAS News - 2018-07-31 21:45
ERBIL - Hundreds of Iraqi civilians staged on Tuesday a sit-in outside the provincial council building as demonstrations against the lack of efficient public services and job opportunities are ongoing in southern parts of the country. Protesters had set ...

Mosul: Offices to Be Established for Investigating Fate of Thousands of Missing Yezidis

BAS News - 2018-07-29 21:06
ERBIL — The Nineveh Provincial Council has decided to establish two offices which will be responsible for investigating the fate of thousands of Kurdish Yezidis believed to be still in Islamic State (IS) captivity. Saido Chato, a member of the council, t ...

Iraqi authorities obstruct media coverage of protests: Report

Kurdistan24 - 2018-07-27 18:08
Protesters and riot police in front of Basra's provincial council building, July 15, 2018. (Photo: AP) ...

Nineveh Council Warns about IS Movements on Iraq-Syria Border

BAS News - 2018-07-27 00:29
ERBIL — The provincial council in the northern Nineveh province of Iraq has warned about alarming increase in the movement of Islamic State (IS) insurgents between the borders of Iraq and Syria. Khalaf al-Hadidi, a member of the council, urged on Thursda ...

Provincial Council Member: IS moving between Iraq-Syria border in Nineveh

Kurdistan24 - 2018-07-26 22:43
An Islamic State convoy in Nineveh. (Photo: Archive) ...

Basra provincial council calls for greater federal autonomy

Rûdaw - 2018-07-25 18:10
Mass protests demanding public investment have rocked the province ...

Iraq: Protest-hit Basra Demands Autonomy

BAS News - 2018-07-23 00:20
ERBIL — After weeks since the beginning of deadly protests, and following government’s apparent independence towards responding to protesters’ demands, Basra provincial council on Sunday asked for autonomy from Baghdad. The demand was announced after an ...

Iraqi protests 'illegal' says security commander

Kurdistan24 - 2018-07-20 11:43
Iraqi riot police prevent protesters from storming the Basra Provincial Council building during a demonstration in the southern oil-hub, July 15. (Photo: AP) ...

48 Kurdish officials left Kirkuk since October 2017: council member

E-Kurd - 2018-07-19 21:35
KIRKUK, Northern Iraq,— Up to 48 Kurdish officials have left Kirkuk since Iraqi forces retook the city from the Kurdish Peshmerga forces in October 2017, a member of Kirkuk Provincial Council has said. Speaking to Voice of America/Kurdish on Wednesday, A ...

Protesters storm Basra Provincial Council as Iraqi demonstrations enter second week

Kurdistan24 - 2018-07-15 10:43
Iraqi people protest over lack of public services. (Photo: AFP) ...

Kirkuk Airport Not for Civil Aviation: Official

BAS News - 2018-07-11 21:35
ERBIL — A Kurdish official has refuted the reports of launching civil flights from Kirkuk airport, saying that the facility lacks infrastructure for non-military aviation. Speaking to BasNews, Azad Jabbari, a member of Kirkuk Provincial Council, said tha ...

Iraqi Jets Kill Eight IS Insurgents near Salahaddin

BAS News - 2018-07-02 16:09
ERBIL - At least eight Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in an airstrike conducted on Monday by the Iraqi warplanes in an area between the provinces of Diyala and Salahaddin, said an official. Head of Diyala provincial council, Mohammed Daifan al- ...

Baghdad Refutes reports of Alleged Hashd al-Shaabi's Attack on US Embassy

BAS News - 2018-06-24 12:57
ERBIL - The Security Committee in the Provincial Council of Baghdad refuted on Sunday the allegations of attacking the US Embassy in Iraq by the Iranian-backed militias of Hashd al-Shaabi in retaliation to Washington's airstrikes against them in Syria. A ...

Rebwar Talabani Says His Arrest Warrant Cancelled

BAS News - 2018-06-05 00:51
ERBIL - The head of the Kirkuk Provincial Council Rebwar Talabani said on Monday that his arrest warrant was cancelled, thanking Kurdish prominent leader Masoud Barzani for his support "regardless to political views". Iraqi judiciary authorities a day ea ...

Arrest warrant against Kurdish official in Kirkuk repealed

Kurdistan24 - 2018-06-04 22:53
An archive photo of a Kirkuk Provincial Council meeting. ...

4/6/2018 Kurdistan Iraq issues arrest warrant for acting head of Kirkuk Provincial Council

KNNC - 2018-06-04 19:50

Iraqi court issues arrest warrant against acting head of Kirkuk Provincial Council

Kurdistan24 - 2018-06-04 01:01
Rebwar Talabani, acting Head of Kirkuk Provincial Coucnil, holds a press conference in Erbil on June 3, 2018. (Photo: Kurdistan 24) ...

Kirkuk: Iraq Issues Arrest Warrant for Kurdish Official over Referendum

BAS News - 2018-06-03 22:10
ERBIL - Iraqi judiciary authorities on Sunday issued an arrest warrant for the head of the Kirkuk Provincial Council Rebwar Talabani for leading the September independence referendum in the province, and raising the Kurdish flag over the public offices, ...

Kirkuk Arabs and Turkmen protest election fraud

Rûdaw - 2018-05-24 15:28
"If the fraud isn’t disclosed, then the provincial council elections will be weak" ...

Turkmen MP in Kirkuk fined $42,000 by Iraqi electoral commission

Kurdistan24 - 2018-05-22 15:36
Kirkuk MP, Deputy Head of the Iraqi Turkman Front party, and former Kirkuk Provincial Council Head Hassan Turan. (Photo: Archive) ...

Today Marks 1st Anniversary of Raising Kurdish Flag on Public Offices in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2018-03-28 10:08
ERBIL - Today marks the first anniversary of officially raising the Kurdish flag on the public offices in Kirkuk province. On March 28, last year, the Kirkuk Provincial Council (KPC) in a session led by its head Rebwar Talabani issued a decree to allow t ...

Kirkuk Provincial Council sues Baghdad over situation in province

NRT - 2018-03-19 19:16

Kirkuk Provincial Council Appeals at Supreme Court Against Iraqi PM

BAS News - 2018-03-19 15:04
ERBIL - Head of Kirkuk Provincial Council Rebwar Talabani has appealed to the Federal Supreme Court of Iraq against the Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi for constitutional violations. Talabani in a press conference said that everything was normal prior to the Oc ...

Mosul Provincial Council is demanding PKK to leave Sinjar

Kurdiu - 2018-03-11 17:43

Iraq to hold provincial elections in December: Council of ministers

E-Kurd - 2018-03-01 19:26
BAGHDAD,— The Iraqi Council of Ministers on Tuesday has set December 22, 2018 as the date for the provincial elections to be held in Iraq, during a meeting chaired by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, NRT reported. “The Cabinet reviewed preparations ...

Iraq Council of Ministers sets date for provincial elections

NRT - 2018-02-28 18:16

Iraqi Council of Ministers Sets Provincial Elections for December

BAS News - 2018-02-27 20:10
ERBIL — Iraq’s Council of Minsters decided on Tuesday to hold the provincial elections in December this year. A source from the council of ministers confirmed the report to Iraqi media and said that the exact date as agreed so far is 22nd December 2018. ...

Iraqi Forces Behind Allegations of IS’ Re-emergence in Kirkuk: Official

BAS News - 2018-02-25 14:44
ERBIL - The Iraqi forces are behind the allegations of the possibility of an imminent attack on Kirkuk by the Islamic State (IS) jihadists, and not the people of the city, said an official. Ahmed Askari, a member of the Kirkuk Provincial Council on Sunda ...

Majority of Nineveh People Want no Elections Before the Return of IDPs

BAS News - 2018-02-24 14:33
ERBIL - A great proportion of the Nineveh population does not want the federal elections to be held in the governorate since most of the displaced peope have not returned home so far. Saido Chato, a member of the Nineveh Provincial Council told BasNews t ...

Provincial council describes accosting of Erbil governor as ‘unacceptable’

Rûdaw - 2018-02-23 08:27
the Kurdish delegation had visited Belgium to “serve Kurdistan” ...
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