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Iraq's electoral commission postpones local elections until April 2020

17 Jun 2019
Iraq
Fuente: 
Iraq now

ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – Iraq’s Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) announced on Monday that provincial elections will be held across the country on April 20, 2020, the second time the date has been changed this year.

They were originally set to take place on Dec. 22, 2018, but IHEC announced in January that they would be postponed until November 2019, five months before the new date just announced.

“The election has been delayed for two years now,” commission member Hazim Redini told Kurdistan 24. 

Halbousi elected as new president of Iraqi Forces Alliance

16 Jun 2019
Iraq
Fuente: 
Iraq now

The Iraqi Forces Alliance has elected Mohamed al-Halbousi, the Iraqi parliament speaker, as its president, and Falah Zaidan as the head of the parliamentary bloc.

Halbousi and Zaidan were elected during a meeting attended by more than 40 MPs of the Iraqi Forces Alliance, according to a statement by the alliance.

The National Axis Alliance, which was considered to be the largest Sunni bloc in the Iraqi parliament was divided in mid-May to two alliances; the Iraqi Forces Alliance, and the National Axis Alliance led by Khamis al-Khanjar, following internal differences.

El mundo musulmán celebra el fin del Ramadán

04 Jun 2019
Afganistán
Albania
Argelia
Bahréin
Bangladesh
Bosnia y Herzegovina
Egipto
Indonesia
Irán
Iraq
Israel
Jordania
Kuwait
Kirguistán
Líbano
Libia
Malasia
Malí
Mauritania
Marruecos
Omán
Pakistán
Palestina
Qatar
Arabia Saudí
Somalia
Sudán
Siria
Túnez
Turquía
Emiratos Árabes Unidos
Yemen
Fuente: 
Antena 3
Después de casi un mes sin poder beber, comer, fumar o mantener relaciones sexuales en las horas diurnas, musulmanes de todo el mundo celebran el fin del ayuno con festividades que durarán entre tres días y una semana.
 

La coalición admite 1.302 bajas civiles en bombardeos en Siria e Irak

31 Mayo 2019
Iraq
Siria
Fuente: 
LA VANGUARDIA
La coalición internacional admitió hoy que al menos 1.302 civiles han muerto en bombardeos en Siria e Irak desde el inicio de su campaña contra el grupo terrorista Estado Islámico (EI) en agosto de 2014.
 
Entre agosto de 2014 y abril pasado, la coalición liderada por Estados Unidos realizó 34.502 bombardeos en Siria e Irak, según un informe publicado hoy.
 
No obstante, la coalición todavía investiga 111 informes de bajas civiles, incluyendo tres casos que han sido reabiertos por la aparición de nuevas informaciones.
 

Kurdistan Parliament elects the president of the region Tomprrow

27 Mayo 2019
Iraq
Fuente: 
Waar Media

Kurdistan’s parliament is to elect a new head of the Kurdistan region on Tuesday, amid opposition and boycott by opposition parties, which have already announced their rejection of the mechanisms adopted in re-activating the post.

PUK and Gorran Movement signed the agreements with the KDP to participate in the provincial government on condition of implementation of the agreements concluded to vote for the KDP candidate Nechirvan Barzani to fill the position.

Iraq rechaza convertirse en zona de guerra o plataforma de agresiones

22 Mayo 2019
Irán
Iraq
Fuente: 
Prensa Latina
Iraq rechaza convertirse en una zona de guerra o en plataforma para agresiones contra otros Estados, destacó el primer ministro del país árabe, Adel Abdul Mahdi, citado hoy en la prensa nacional.
 
Con ese motivo, Mahdi anunció que se analiza el envío de delegaciones hacia Estados Unidos e Irán a fin de aliviar crecientes tensiones.
 
'Muy pronto habrá delegaciones iraquíes en Teherán y Washington para impulsar la calma', subrayó.
 

Kurdish lawmakers in Iraq want committee to monitor application of Article 140 on Kirkuk

19 Mayo 2019
Iraq
Fuente: 
Kurdistan 24

ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – Kurdish lawmakers in the Iraqi Parliament have reportedly submitted a document requesting the formation of a committee to monitor the implementation of an article in the Iraqi Constitution related to contested regions between Erbil and Baghdad.

As tensions rise in Kirkuk, one of the disputed areas between the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the Federal Government of Iraq, the leaders of Kurdish factions within the Iraqi government have called for the creation of a committee to monitor the application of Article 140, Iraqi media reported on Saturday.

Iraq court rules cancellation of some votes in May election was unconstitutional

21 Jun 2018
Iraq
Fuente: 
Reuters

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq’s top court upheld on Thursday a law mandating a nationwide recount of votes in a May parliamentary election but ruled that the cancellation of overseas, displaced, and Peshmerga ballots was unconstitutional.

Parliament, which had mandated the recount after a number of political parties alleged fraud, had canceled some results such as overseas and displaced votes by amending the election law this month.

PM Abadi says opposed to repeat of Iraq election

12 Jun 2018
Iraq
Fuente: 
Middle East Monitor

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Tuesday he opposed any repeat of the 12 May parliamentary election and warned that anyone who tried to sabotage the political process would be punished, after allegations of electoral fraud raised tensions.

Parliament has demanded a nationwide recount of votes, drawing calls for the election to be re-run. Abadi said only the Supreme Court could decide whether to re-run the vote, which was won by a bloc headed by Shi’ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr.

Sadr rejects election rerun, warns of civil war after ballots burned

11 Jun 2018
Iraq
Fuente: 
Middle East Monitor

Iraqi cleric, Muqtada al-Sadr, whose coalition won the largest number of seats in the country’s recent parliamentary elections, has rejected calls for an election rerun, warning Iraqis about breaking out of a possible “civil war” just a day after a storage site in Baghdad, which housed ballot boxes, was purportedly torched ahead of a recount.

La comisión electoral de Irak anula los resultados de las parlamentarias en más de mil centros de votación

30 Mayo 2018
Iraq
Fuente: 
Europa Press

La comisión electoral de Irak ha anunciado este miércoles la anulación de los resultados de las parlamentarias celebradas el 12 de mayo en más de mil centros de votación debido a las irregularidades registradas en los mismos.

En su comunicado, recogido por el portal local de noticias Iraqi News, el organismo ha señalado que ha analizado 102 colegios electorales en diez provincias donde hubo denuncias por parte de los partidos políticos y ha confirmado que hubo violaciones del proceso.

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