Iraq: joint meeting of two Kurdish party blocs to agree on the selection of one candidate for the presidency of Iraq failed

Map. History of Iraq conflict

20 October 2018
Iraqi president instructs Adel Abdel-Mahdi to formally form the Iraqi government
Iraq: outgoing Prime Minister Haider Abadi bless President Barham Saleh get the confidence of the House of Representatives
2 week ago
Barham Salih elected as new Iraqi President
2 week ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: The Iraqi people sacrificed much to capture our land and defeat Daesh; their sacrifices must not be used for political gain by any party or bloc
2 week ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Iraq's national interest is paramount; that is why political parties must reach an agreement soon and move ahead with the formation of the next government
2 week ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Ending the terrorist threat to Iraq is our overriding priority. That is why the @IraqiGovt implemented an effective counter-terrorism strategy and strengthened Iraq's security agencies including local police forces
2 week ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Our security and intelligence services successfully disrupted several terror networks and foiled several attempts by militants and other criminals to harm Iraqi civilians
2 week ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Iraq's armed and security forces will continue to target Daesh remnants and combat organised crime
2 week ago
Office of Iraqi Parliament says it will publish names of MPs who do not attend today's meeting. Speaker of Parliament says today's meeting will continue until a president of Iraq is elected.
2 week ago
Parliamentary speaker Halbousi says lawmakers are to continue today's session at 4:30 pm to settle the post of Iraqi presidency.
Iraqi Parliament: We are in session and are expecting to get quorum shortly.  KDP's man, second deputy is absent along with his bloc. The Speaker @MohammedAlHalb is determined to continue the session without further delay.2 week ago
Iraqi Parliament: We are in session and are expecting to get quorum shortly. KDP's man, second deputy is absent along with his bloc. The Speaker @MohammedAlHalb is determined to continue the session without further delay.
2 week ago
Germany to stop reconnaissance missions over Iraq, Syria: document
2 week ago
Iraq: joint meeting of two Kurdish party blocs to agree on the selection of one candidate for the presidency of Iraq failed
Turkish UAV TC looks to be out of Van Gendarmarie base, hdg SE towards Iraq border area with Turkey. 1020z2 week ago
Turkish UAV TC looks to be out of Van Gendarmarie base, hdg SE towards Iraq border area with Turkey. 1020z
2 week ago
Gorran will vote for KDP candidate for the Iraqi Presidency.
2 week ago
Russian TV says Iran's ballistic missile strike into Syria was coordinated with Iraq.
2 week ago
In Iraq in Tuz district in Salah ad-Din Province, mortar shells hit home of former Turkoman MP. Material damage only.
Recent photo from ongoing Federal Police operations in the areas southeast of Hawija. Wadi Zhegitoun especially is the source of many ISIS in Riyadh subdistrict.2 week ago
Recent photo from ongoing Federal Police operations in the areas southeast of Hawija. Wadi Zhegitoun especially is the source of many ISIS in Riyadh subdistrict.
2 week ago
Baghdad-Fallujah train resumes after ISIL is defeated
Bombs targeting two buses  in  Shaab area of the Iraqi capital2 week ago
Bombs targeting two buses in Shaab area of the Iraqi capital
Turkish air force bombed 7 PKK fighters in northern Iraqi Gara Region2 week ago
Turkish air force bombed 7 PKK fighters in northern Iraqi Gara Region
Parliament to convene today for initial vote on Iraqi presidency.2 week ago
Parliament to convene today for initial vote on Iraqi presidency.
2 week ago
Postponement of the session of the Iraqi parliament to elect the president half an hour because of the lack of quorum
Here's the preliminary results of Kurdistan region's parliamentary election. KDP %44.8; PUK %19.9; Gorran %12.9; New generation %8.4; Komal %7.2; Yekgrtu %5.82 week ago
Here's the preliminary results of Kurdistan region's parliamentary election. KDP %44.8; PUK %19.9; Gorran %12.9; New generation %8.4; Komal %7.2; Yekgrtu %5.8
2 week ago
Gorran rejects results of #KRGelection
2 week ago
NewGeneration leader Shaswar Abdulrahman says party will boycott next session of parliament if current preliminary results are made official
2 week ago
Inherent Resolve:Between Sept. 24 and Sept. 30, CJTF-OIR coalition military forces conducted 64 strikes consisting of 105 engagements in Iraq and Syria.
2 week ago
New Generation says it boycotts Kurdistan Parliament's fifth legislative round after September 30 election
As part of its (old/new) tactics after the caliphate, ISIS burns the homes of a mukhtar (town elder) and another person south of Kirkuk for working with or informing authorities2 week ago
As part of its (old/new) tactics after the caliphate, ISIS burns the homes of a mukhtar (town elder) and another person south of Kirkuk for working with or informing authorities
2 week ago
UN: 75 civilians killed and 179 injured in terrorism related violence in Iraq in September. Baghdad remains deadliest province, followed by Anbar and Salah ad-Din.
2 week ago
Iranian drones attack Kurdish opposition bases in Kurdistan Region: PDKI
Brett McGurk: With new Iraq Parliament Speaker @MohammedAlHalb, discussed his recent visits to Kuwait, minority Christian communities near Mosul, and upcoming visit to Egypt. Our @coalition and @NATO training mission will fully support Iraq's long-term stabilization after ISIS.2 week ago
Brett McGurk: With new Iraq Parliament Speaker @MohammedAlHalb, discussed his recent visits to Kuwait, minority Christian communities near Mosul, and upcoming visit to Egypt. Our @coalition and @NATO training mission will fully support Iraq's long-term stabilization after ISIS.
2 week ago
Iraqi female candidate for presidency says she is receiving threats demanding she withdraw her candidacy.
2 week ago
Erdogan: "Our goal is to clear the Qandil, which we see as the nest of PKK organization that is progressing towards the Sinjar."
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