May 25, 2016

Politics

Politics
Iraq politics, the latest Iraqi political news

Hungarian Defense Minister arrives in Erbil to discuss with regional officials war on ISIS

(IraqiNews.com) Erbil - On Tuesday, Hungarian Defense Minister István Simicskó arrived in Erbil on a visit scheduled to discuss with the region officials the conditions...

Sadrist movement’s followers demonstrate in front of Green Zone in central Baghdad

(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – On Saturday, a local source revealed, that the followers of the Sadrist movement started a mass demonstration in front of the Green...

Abadi announces pursuing reforms, Biden renews his country’s support for Baghdad

(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – On Thursday, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi affirmed pursuing the reforms, while the US Vice President Joe Biden renewed his country's support for...

US Vice President arrives in Baghdad on unannounced visit

(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad - On Thursday, US Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Baghdad on an unannounced visit and met the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. The Associated...

Iraqi parliament votes to consider Sinjar as disaster area

(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – On Thursday, Iraqi Council of Representatives voted during its 26th meeting to consider the district of Sinjar as a disaster area. A parliamentary...

UN Deputy calls Iraq to decide on post-ISIS era, amid protests in Baghdad

(IraqiNews.com) The UN’s Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, Kate Gilmore, called all leaders in Iraq to start deciding on how to achieve rule and...

Abadi leaves parliament hall amid “total chaos”

(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – On Tuesday, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi left the parliament hall because of the chaos that took place during the session. A parliamentary source...

Obama: Ultimately it’s up to Iraqis to make decisions about their government

(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – On Thursday, U.S. President Barack Obama praised Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and described him as a "good partner" for the United...

Jubouri arrives in Parliament building and apologizes for moderating today’s session

(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – On Tuesday the President of the House of Representatives Saleem al-Jubouri arrived in the parliament building under heavy protection, while apologized for...

Sadr calls ministers to resign immediately, gives 72 hours to vote on technocrats’ cabinet

(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – On Saturday, Iraqi Cleric Muqtada al-Sadr called the ministers to immediately resign, while gave the nation's leaders 72 hours to vote on...

Iraqi Parliament dismisses Jubouri and appoints Janabi for its presidency

(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – On Thursday the Iraqi Council of Representatives decided to dismiss the current president of the parliament Salim al-Jubouri and appoint Adnan al-Janabi...

USA donates $41 million to support World Food Program in Iraq

(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – On Wednesday the World Food Program in Iraq welcomed the US donation of 41 million dollars to provide the essential food aid...