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Next Permanent Government will present Iraqi Budget 2020: Al-Aqabi

Next Permanent Government will present Iraqi Budget 2020: Al-Aqabi

The Iraqi Parliamentary Legal Committee has confirmed the presence of legal treatment about the delay in the Iraqi Financial Budget Law for 2020. A member of the Committee, Hussein Al-Aqabi issued a press statement and says, “The committee has legal treatment, which is the previous financial management law that we previously resorted to in the year 2014 when spending is done on the budget law for 2019 at a rate of 1 to 12”. He also pointed out that the…

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The Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi has Resigned from the Post

The Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi has Resigned from the Post

The Iraqi Prime Minister said on Friday that he will resign from parliament. A parliamentary source pointed out the arrival of the letter of resignation of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi to the House of Representatives on Saturday. The source said, “Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi has officially forwarded a letter to the presidency of the parliament of his resignation from the post”. The resignation statement issued by Abdul-Mahdi and it came as a response to an order from…

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Iraqi Supreme Court ordered for Manual Counting of Votes: IHEC

Iraqi Supreme Court ordered for Manual Counting of Votes: IHEC

The recount and manually sorting have been decided by the Independent High Electoral Commission. The process will be according to the decision of Iraqi Federal Court. An urgent meeting will take place by the Board of Commissioners of the selected judges. They might discuss the 3rd amendment to the elections law of the Iraqi Council of Representatives No. 45 of 2013. It will be according to the decision of Iraqi Supreme Court No. 98/104/106 of 2018, ordered on June 21,…

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Burning of Ballot Boxes and Re-election call from Al-Jubouri

Burning of Ballot Boxes and Re-election call from Al-Jubouri

On Sunday, the head of Iraqi House of Representatives, Salim Al-Jubouri issued a statement that the burning incident of ballot boxes in the warehouses of Rusafa area has been considered an intentional act and prearranged crime. The main objective of this burning was to hide the case of misuse and falsification of votes. The act was against the will and choice of Iraqi people in the selection of their desired representatives for the next term of the Iraqi parliament. Al-Jubouri…

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The IEC Warned an Expected Civil War in Iraq

The IEC Warned an Expected Civil War in Iraq

On Tuesday, the IEC (Independent Electoral Commission) issued warning of civil war in Iraq. This warning issued after just one day the Iraqi House of Representatives called to abort abroad elections and conditional voting in 4 Iraqi provinces for displaced people. A press statement issued by the head of the electoral commission body in the Electoral Commission, Riaz Badran that there is a chance to overthrow the Iraqi election results earlier announced by the IEC. He added that the expected…

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We Reject Election Results & demand for New Elections: Al-Moussawi

We Reject Election Results & demand for New Elections: Al-Moussawi

On Thursday, the coalition of state law forcefully rejected the new government formation according to the results of recent Iraqi parliamentary elections. It is due to a number of alleged problems, violations, and various unacceptable factors. The coalition of state law pointed out about putting 3 options on the Commission. The cancellation of recently conducted elections was included in these options, including filing a new procedure due to various doubts and appeals. The spokesman for the coalition, Abbas Al-Moussawi said…

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Did members of IHEC receive Death Threats?

Did members of IHEC receive Death Threats?

On Wednesday, the Iraqi High Electoral Commission said that the members of the Commission have received death threats from various elements in Kirkuk. The IHEC spokesman, Karim Tamimi said in a press conference that lives of the commission members are in danger because some senior members have received death threats. Tamimi also indicated that the IHEC shouldn’t be under influence of any political discord. On Wednesday, IHEC expressed concerns that one senior member of the commission, Saad Kakay has received…

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Surprising Lead of Al-Sadr Candidates in Iraqi Elections

Surprising Lead of Al-Sadr Candidates in Iraqi Elections

A surprising setback found in the Iraqi election results for Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi, with a political list backed by Shiite cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr. On Sunday night, the election officials have announced results for 10 out of 19 Iraqi provinces. The candidates of Al-Sadr are leading or at second place in almost all of them. The initially announced results include Baghdad and the Sadr candidates have won more seats in Baghdad than Al-Abadi. A political bloc headed by Shiite…

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